Sunday, 29 May, 2022
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TopicWomen empowerment

Topic: women empowerment

Transport has a gender bias problem. This is what needs to change

Transport services regularly overlook the travelling patterns and mobility needs of women, evidence shows. The World Bank is helping to rectify that.

SubscriberWrites: Women are at the forefront of Manipur’s culture and development. Time to give them their due

Women have abysmal representation in Manipur Legislative Assembly despite forming the state’s backbone in every other matter, writes Halley Nongmaithem

I want to tell my 13-yr-old self — opposing patriarchy, casteism is what being ‘good’ means

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

SubscriberWrites: Women empowerment in India needs strong will and new civil discourse

Political parties should denounce their dynastic political practices to encourage women irrespective of their social and economic conditions, writes Raghavendar Askani.

SubscriberWrites: A poem to highlight the personal experience of working women in India

This composition is an attempt to stir a conversation on a woman’s basic right to make her own choices ahead of Women’s Day, writes Sangeeta Kriplani.

Women are now 2/3rd of Kerala DCs but one step forward in a state steeped in patriarchy

9 of 14 district collectors in Kerala are women but experts say it is still not the turning point for state grappling with patriarchy, despite mobility on other social indices.  

Crisis centres, helpline assisted 57 lakh women in India: Smriti Irani at G20 meet

Speaking at the first-ever G20 meet on women's empowerment, the Union Minister said India firmly committed to eliminating all forms of violence and discrimination against women.

Why India’s poor WEF’s Global Gender Gap ranking isn’t part of a foreign conspiracy

In episode 715 of 'Cut the Clutter', Shekhar Gupta highlights key findings from WEF's Global Gender Gap Report and tells us why there's no global conspiracy against India.

Nirbhaya Fund underused, slotted for services that don’t help women directly — Oxfam report

Former FM P. Chidambaram had announced the Nirbhaya fund in the aftermath of the 2012 Delhi gang rape case. But it has not been used effectively, says new NGO report.

Shivraj Chouhan’s women empowerment pitch — kanya puja before every govt event

In a circular issued Wednesday, the Madhya Pradesh govt has directed district magistrates, mayors and department heads to strictly hold a kanya puja before any government event.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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