Gender Equality
News  /  Published 21.08.22

Murshidabad teen chooses education over marriage

A 17-year-old girl, who was forced into marriage, decided to leave her husband after a few years so she could study. Anushree Haldar, now 20 years old, ended her marriage and came back home against h...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 18.08.22

HDFC Bank opens first all-women branch

 Private sector bank major HDFC has opened its first all-women branch in north Kerala region in Kozhikode. The branch, located in Cherootty Road, the hub of traders in the district, will have 4 ...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

Opinion  /  Published 07.08.22

Driving and gender equality

Fear factor Sir — Women have been fighting for equality in many aspects of life for years. Driving is a field in which this equality seems elusive, even though studies show that a record number...
By The Telegraph

News  /  Published 12.07.22

Kolkata school starts LGBTQIA club

A city school has started an LGBTQIA club to encourage young students to be more accepting of differences and let those with different gender identities feel more secure instead of living in fear of b...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

World  /  Published 25.06.22

US ending right to abortion 'huge blow' to women's human rights, gender equality: UN

The UN human rights chief has termed the US Supreme Court ruling that overturned the constitutional right to abortion as a huge blow to women's human rights and gender equality, as UN agencies war...
By Yoshita Singh in United Nations


News  /  Published 16.06.22

UGC calls for implementation of norms on 'Gender Champions' creation

Gender Champions can be boys or girls above the age of 16 and enrolled in educational institutions ...
By Our Correspondent

People  /  Published 04.05.22

WEvolve Together combats casual sexism and questions practices at home: Anjali Laddha

Apart from your studies and WEvolve Together, how do you spend your time? What are your hobbies and what do you do to zone out? I dance every day. It’s how I express myself and it also gives me...
By Priyam Marik

People  /  Published 29.03.22

Kolkata to gender equality to Ukraine – UN Women’s Anita Bhatia on life, work & the world

Finally, where do you see yourself in five years’ time?  When you get to my age, you realise there’s a limit to how much planning you can do! So, I’m not planning things for fi...
By Priyam Marik

Opinion  /  Published 11.03.22

Letters to the Editor: Those paying lip service to gender equality must be held accountable

Hollow words Sir — Every year, companies celebrate Women’s Day with much fanfare. Corporations send out customary emails and mark the occasion by tweeting about the contributions of women...
By The Telegraph

News  /  Published 08.03.22

Experts deliberate on “Social and Gender Equilibrium” at Amity University

The aim of the social equilibrium programme was to sensitise students towards challenges of the aged members of the society and to create an environment of learning challenges of aged members of the s...
By Our Correspondent


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