Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicSexual Violence

Topic: Sexual Violence

Sexual violence is holding back the rise of India’s economy

According to McKinsey Global Institute, India could increase its GDP by $770 billion by 2025 by getting more women to work and increasing equality. 

Women with disability face higher risk of sexual violence & lower access to justice in India

There is very little understanding of the autonomy and agency of women who live with disability, among the police, doctors and even judges.  

A chronicle of sexual violence and impunity

Will this 25 November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, make any difference?

On Camera

YourTurn

Don’t leave regulation in hands of social media platforms. Govt must re-evaluate its role

It can hardly be expected of social media platforms to design self-regulatory mechanisms that encourage them being held liable and penalised for their decisions.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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