Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
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Topic: girls

Pakistan is standing up for Karnataka girls. Just not Ahmadiyas, Hindus, Christians

Pakistan will have ‘Solidarity Day with Daughters of Hind’ this week, but keep on ignoring the girls in Afghanistan.

4,000 girls go missing in Bengal each year. Floods, evictions, Ganga have their own role

In ‘Field Notes from a Waterborne Land’, Parimal Bhattacharya writes about impact of natural calamities on school dropouts in Bengal, especially girls.

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.

What’s keeping girls away from STEM? Childhood Stereotypes

A survey of 332 school students found 7- and 8-year-old children have already made up their minds about what jobs they want in the future.

Where are the gutsy girls of Indian science? They could help us against next pandemic

Indian girls need the right role models and advice from teachers. Because science needs them right now.

Govt to soon take decision on revising minimum age of marriage for girls, says PM Modi

The PM said the girls' gross enrolment ratio in education has turned higher than that of boys for the first time in India because of efforts taken by govt in the last 6 years.

Reduced to tears by an Indian aunty’s pesky questions? Here’s how you can fight back

Indian aunties don’t understand the concept of emotional autonomy and a youngster’s right to privacy.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

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.
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