Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicWomen education

Topic: women education

India’s growth is not in dispute. But women not advancing in STEM holds us back

The male-skewed STEM job market makes Indian parents educate their daughters in scientific fields not to increase their labour market value, but their marriage market value.

Taliban to segregate men, women when university classes resume on 9 October

Taliban’s deputy spokesman Karimi, said women will be only allowed to attend university when a 'pure Islamic environment' is created, without stating any criteria or timeline for it.

Afghanistan’s only girls boarding school moves to Rwanda to escape the Taliban

Shifting of SOLA (School of Leadership Afghanistan) comes days after co-founder Shabana Basij-Rasikh posts video of her purportedly burning students' records to protect their identity.

Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain — a pioneer of women’s education who strove for a feminist utopia

Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain's short story 'Sultana's Dream' was one of the earliest feminist utopian fiction that spoke about patriarchy and shunning of women from the sciences.

Covid decisions across the world being made by men, not women, study finds

The study has also found that men are four times more likely to be the protagonist of a Covid-related news story and those portrayed as 'empowered' tend to be men.

Global fertility rates plummeting? Don’t worry just yet

The doomsday scenario does not recognise that declining fertility often represents positive developments, such as increasing female autonomy and education.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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