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Gender Bias
India  /  Published 19.02.20

Time has not yet come for placing women in combat roles: Army officer

Western command general officer commanding-in-chief Lt Gen. R.P. Singh has hailed the Supreme Court order on giving permanent commission to women officers but said placing women in combat roles is an ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.02.19

Adoptions reflect a waning gender bias, but should we celebrate?

A ray of light sometimes does penetrate the darkness. This was demonstrated by data from the Union ministry of women and child development which revealed that 60 per cent of the children adopted in In...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 17.03.20

Navy glass ceiling also sinks

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that all women naval officers in the Indian Navy would be entitled to permanent commission, which would make them eligible for pension and other retirement benefits....
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.20

Schools discuss way out of gender bias

A girl draws an alpana and a boy plays football. A girl runs, but a boy comes first.Teachers from several schools met on Monday to discuss gender stereotypes common in the classroom and that they are ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 17.03.20

SC: No excuses for gender bias in Navy

The Supreme Court in a major verdict on Tuesday paved the way for granting permanent commission to women officers in Indian Navy, saying a level playing field ensures that women have the opportunity t...
By PTI in New Delhi

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Opinion  /  Published 23.02.20

Women in Army: SC shows the way

In a nation where gender-based discrimination is embedded in institutions, it is only occasionally that merit triumphs over sexism in the fight for equal rights. This rare instance presented itself re...
By The Editorial Board


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