Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicIndian women

Topic: Indian women

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.

Jyotiraditya Scindia braves criticism with figures, ‘more women pilots in India than anywhere in world’

Scindia says civil aviation is key to India’s economy after the Opposition casts doubt on need for a separate civil aviation ministry.

‘Bura na maano’, but Holi is a great chance to teach children about consent

Bura na maano Holi hai’ is the defensive phrase used by adults for their children violating consent of passersby, usually women. But kids must be told better.

Indian women can have rights, but men must get the jobs, finds Pew study

Pew surveyed 30,000 Indians between 2019 and 2020; it said nearly nine in ten adults agreed that a “a wife must always obey her husband”.

Hyderabad’s Dr. Harikiran Chekuri talks about advantages of breast reduction surgery in women

The leading cosmetic surgeon explains why breast reduction surgery helps women with large-sized breasts so that they can live pain-free and active lives.

Indian women, stop making sacrifices. Identify the ‘enemy’ and the fight will become easier

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

English India’s most used social media language, but it’s shutting out rural women: Meta paper

According to insight from Meta, 91% Indian women use English for online communications. Hindi is used by just 6%, while Bengali is used by 1%.

Covid has devastated India’s self-employed women

Women employed as domestic workers in India’s cities have lost work in vast numbers, forcing many to return to their home villages.

2020 lockdown shut 11% women MSMEs, only 1% got back on feet with govt help, finds study

Krea University researchers surveyed 2,083 non-agricultural enterprises in Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Odisha to examine the impact of Covid-19 on women-led MSMEs.

There’s a hidden ‘pink tax’ on women’s mobility in Mumbai: Study

Researchers from World Bank and Maryland University surveyed over 3,000 households in Greater Mumbai Region and found that improvement in public transit can differentially benefit women.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
Representational image of bottles of cooking oil at a store on the outskirts of New Delhi | Bloomberg

Why is your tadka getting more & more expensive? Blame India’s reliance on edible oil imports

Indians spending 14% more on edible oil compared to last year. Experts expect a cooldown if no shocks prevail, government says ‘situation under control’.

Defence

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.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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