Friday, 7 October, 2022

Topic: Gender

82% women in India able to refuse sex to their husbands, finds govt’s family health survey

Men were asked if they have right to 4 kinds of behaviour: Reprimand, refuse to give money, use force, or go have sex with another woman. 6% said all of the above, 72% said none.

You’d think data on gender is enough for employment, education. But we need data on sex too

The collection of data on a person’s sex has become controversial in recent years. Social scientists say it is a cause for alarm.

Introducing pants for girls not enough, Indian schools need to change mindset

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Has India fulfilled its moral responsibility? The answers to this question are troubling

India has moved its gaze away from equality as one of the central pillars of the project of nation-building. It could put our democracy in peril.

How ‘pad bank’ set up by Allahabad University students is helping slum residents junk rags

Shuruaat Pad Bank — set up in January 2021 — offers free pads to beneficiaries. It has around 300 beneficiaries from slums across Prayagraj.

I am a sexual abuse survivor. No, I am not a woman

Male sexual abuse in India is an epidemic. But we still don’t want to talk about it.

Three Indian brides who were sold spoke to me. This is their story

Mahira left her home in Assam at 14, and was ‘bought’ as a bride for Rs 8,000 by a man in Haryana. She isn’t the only one.

Hathras, Balrampur are preventable. This is what we found in our study of UP and Bihar teens

We asked over 20,000 boys and girls from UP and Bihar what they think of education, household chores, marriage and being harassed.

Why more men are dying due to Covid-19

The higher survival rate for women with Covid-19 shows why researchers should have been studying immune system sex differences years ago.

Sex education, breaking gender stereotypes in Modi govt’s new school curriculum

The ‘Health and Wellness Curriculum’ doesn’t call it ‘sex education’, but uses creative ways to teach children about adolescent health, including puberty.

On Camera


Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.