Friday, 20 May, 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


PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.