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Gender Discrimination
Opinion  /  Published 12.05.22

Smart choice: Gender bias in education

Sons generally have a better time of it than daughters in South Asia, especially in India and Pakistan. The preference for sons manifests itself in almost every household decision, as can be seen agai...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 15.02.22

Divided care: cancer

According to a study published in Jama Oncology, the global count of people who were diagnosed with cancer went up from 18.7 million in 2010 to 23.6 million in 2019. In the past few decades, India, to...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 06.02.22

Tribal girl breaks gender stereotypes

The glass ceiling of caste and gender discrimination was breached at a tribal hamlet in Birbhum’s Illambazar, around 9km from Santiniketan, when a 12-year-old girl donned the mantle of a priest ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

People  /  Published 10.01.22

‘Identify soft patriarchy’: Author Tanushree Ghosh advises Kolkata’s youth

My advice to young girls is to understand that until and unless the ecosystem around us changes, women will continue to be subjected to discrimination. That’s why movements like #MeToo is so imp...
By Lygeia Gomes

World  /  Published 07.09.21

A curtain now divides Afghan students

Students across Afghanistan have started returning to university for the first time since the Taliban stormed to power, and in some cases females have been separated from their male peers by curtains ...
By Reuters

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Calcutta  /  Published 26.06.21

School club to fight for equality

“More sensitivity towards women is required, which is lacking in men. Both boys and girls compliment each other and just because we have this club does not mean one will look down upon boys. The...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 11.06.21

UP panel chief to moms: Scan girls’ phones

As the video of her statement went viral on social media on Thursday, the women panel’s member said she did not make any controversial statement. “Whatever I said was based on facts. I ha...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

World  /  Published 02.06.21

Not many takers for three-child policy

After China said it would allow couples to have three children, the state news media trumpeted the move as a major change that would help stimulate growth. But across much of the country, the announce...
By Vivian Wang in New York

India  /  Published 04.04.21

Naidu urges youth to fight social evils

Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday urged the younger generation to pledge to fight against gender discrimination. “Our youth should be at the forefront of fighting all social evils li...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 25.03.21

SC: ACR for women in Army flawed

The Supreme Court Thursday allowed the pleas of several women SSC officers seeking grant of permanent commission in the Army and held that the ACR evaluation process was flawed and discriminatory in n...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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