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Gender Discrimination
Opinion  /  Published 01.04.19

The invisible women in science

One evening during my MSc nuclear physics practicals, a frail, slightly stooped lady with round gold-rimmed glasses and dressed in a spotlessly white attire enquired of me as to what I was doing. She ...
By Debashis Gangopadhyay in

Opinion  /  Published 02.11.18

Rajnath Singh's tasteless and disturbing joke

Humour is a mysterious attribute. Some jokes are overwhelmingly funny, while others fall flat on their face. A recent witticism by the Union home minister, Rajnath Singh, has been considered in poor t...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 13.12.18

The enormous potential of #MeToo

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By Rudrangshu Mukherjee in

World  /  Published 27.10.19

Pope's Amazon synod proposes female leaders

Catholic bishops from across the Amazon called Saturday for the ordination of married men as priests to address the clergy shortage in the region, an historic proposal that would upend centuries of Ro...
By AP in Vatican

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.18

Gender equality at work: How men can move the needle

SK: There’s a lot of research showing that even if you were to deliver diversity training with the right trainer, if you don’t couple it with things like accountability and incentives, it can stil...
By Sarah Kaplan in

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Opinion  /  Published 09.10.18

Sabarimala protests are backward and anti-humane

When hundreds of women join massive protests against a verdict in favour of women’s equality, something is deeply wrong. The Supreme Court has ruled that the ban in Kerala’s Sabarimala temple agai...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 19.07.19

The obstacle course of curbing population growth

Progress is rarely linear; each step forward gives rise to newer challenges. The existence of such challenges was evident in the findings of a survey which was recently made public. The survey, conduc...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 18.10.18

Why women's equality remains a pitiful myth

Who ensures that women make the best of opportunities offered by life in the city? Opportunities of education, work and enjoyment? If the study across five cities by Plan International is anything to ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 20.10.19

Ruling on maternity leave is rights-based

Laws, in essence, exist to protect the interests of citizens. But the same rules can also be used to deny people their rights. It was this kind of violation that a Delhi court denounced when it observ...
By The Editorial Board in


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