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Gender Equality
Opinion  /  Published 10.01.19

Triple talaq: India must uphold legal pluralism

The Union law minister justified the criminalisation of instant triple talaq and said that 477 such divorces had taken place in 2018. He gave figures of the complaints that have been made under the re...
By Faizan Mustafa in

Opinion  /  Published 03.01.19

What the Army can do for gender parity

A potentially game-changing policyRight now, the Army is composed of more than 42,000 officers, and over 11.5 lakh (1.15 million) junior commissioned officers and other ranks. Women until recently had...
By Rakesh Sharma in

Opinion  /  Published 21.10.19

Decision against same-sex unions is disappointing

Sir — It seems that Hong Kong is embroiled in more than one battle. Last week, a Hong Kong court ruled against allowing same-sex unions in the city following a petition filed in 2018. This disappoin...
By The Telegraph in

Entertainment  /  Published 11.05.19

MenToo after MeToo

Bharathi S. Pradhan is a senior journalist and author...
By in

Opinion  /  Published 28.01.20

Women at forefront

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By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 08.06.19

Who are the women beggars?

The author is a doctoral researcher in Sociology at Jawaharlal Nehru University...
By Sabina Y. Rahman in

Opinion  /  Published 23.05.19

Prejudice against women who drink alcohol

Sir — Researchers have found that women who drink alcohol are judged more harshly than men who do the same. The former are perceived to be “less human” and more “sexually available” than the...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 08.01.19

Women quota in CRPF, CISF to be made 15 per cent

Women's representation in the CRPF and CISF will be made 15 per cent while it will be 5 per cent in the BSF, ITBP and SSB, Union minister Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday.Rijiju said in the Lok Sabha that...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.03.20

Harassment affront to women's equality: Supreme Court

Sexual harassment at the workplace is an “affront” to a woman’s fundamental right to equality, her right to live with dignity and to practice any profession or be part of any occupation, the Sup...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.04.19

Women share stories of creating history

An idol-maker, a train driver, a visually challenged lawyer, a firefighter, a poet — gender unified disparate vocations at a programme, titled “Women Breaking Barriers: Charting New Horizons”, a...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


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