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Equality
India  /  Published 04.08.20

Mumbai: Women figures on traffic signage

Mumbai has become the first Indian city to introduce female figures on its traffic lights, a move welcomed by women’s rights campaigners as a step towards greater inclusivity. Authorities are s...
By Reuters in Mumbai

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.04.19

A school for the needy in Jamshedpur

The steel city will soon host a school that will ensure equal education opportunities for children of persons with leprosy.Governor Droupadi Murmu on Saturday laid the foundation stone of Hi-Tech High...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 23.06.19

Pakistan brides abandoned

Hundreds of British-Pakistani men are abandoning their wives in Pakistan, with many separated from their young children, according to a UK media report. The women come to the UK after arranged marriag...
By PTI in London

West Bengal  /  Published 06.03.20

Calcutta teens spread word on need for education

Teenaged girls and boys urged adults to let their daughters complete their education and be financially independent instead of getting them married off early. The students, many of whom face discrimin...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 05.02.19

The dark comedy of the UAE's gender award

Balance is crucial in worldly matters. But a world dominated by men can be skewed against women in absurd ways. This discrimination, integral to cultures and institutions around the world, took a rath...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 15.01.19

Sabari woman alleges assault by mother-in-law

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By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 15.03.19

Wars on women, children, migrants, earth

International Women’s Day was on March 8: a day marked by the United Nations to celebrate women and draw attention to issues of gender discrimination. This year’s theme was “Think equal, build s...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

India  /  Published 17.04.19

Supreme Court seeks Centre’s reply on Muslim women's mosque entry

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notices to the central government, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board and the Central Wakf Board on a public interest plea that said Muslim women should have u...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 20.02.20

Lessons to take forward

In the early 1990s D.R. Nagaraj published The Flaming Feet, a compilation of his essays in which he admired both Gandhi and Ambedkar. Coming close on the heels of the phenomenon of Dalit assertion, it...
By Subhash Gatade in

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.19

We need to treat women's equality as a political issue

If there is one thing that India has maintained, especially in the past few years, it is its consistent slide on important indices. It has already performed dismally on a number of indices, such as th...
By The Editorial Board in


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