Gender Equality
News  /  Published 18.12.21

Kolkata NGO helps kids in wall graffiti campaign for gender equality

“No man is born misogynist. It is the socialisation process that teaches men to discriminate. We are not against men but against patriarchy. Patriarchy puts pressure on men, too, to behave in a ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.12.21

Equality decoded for Kolkata slum kids

Over the years, however, there has been a change in the attitude of these boys and girls. Some of the boys are keen on helping their mothers in household chores. Some protest when a girl is teased in...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.11.21

XISS Ranchi and Partnering Hope Into Action Foundation to encourage gender equality

PHIA Foundation will help organise workshops or thought-shops and awareness programmes on gender issues for students...
By Our Correspondent

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.09.21

Nameplate gesture to fight skewed sex ratio

Residents of a Jharkhand village with a skewed sex ratio have decided to install house nameplates carrying the names of their daughters to promote gender equality. Sixty families at Bharatia village ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 12.03.21

Hanging clothes to spook troops

As women take a frontline role in anti-coup protests in Myanmar, some have found an inventive way of defying military rule — hanging traditional sarongs, underwear and even sanitary pads in the ...
By Reuters in Yangon


Jharkhand  /  Published 07.03.21

XLRI sets up Centre for Gender Equality

Keeping in sync with this year’s Women’s Day theme – Women in Leadership : achieving an equal future in a Covid-19 world, Xaviers Institute of Management, is setting up a centre for ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Food  /  Published 06.03.21

So, who’s cooking?

Some years ago, I was asked by a well-meaning bunch of friends to help create a menu for what is known as ‘dude food’, basically things boys and men would like to eat on a night out with f...
By Vikas Kumar

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.12.20

Tata Steel excels in LGBT+ inclusion

Global steel behemoth Tata Steel, which has its largest plant at Jamshedpur in Jharkhand, has been named a top employer for LGBT+ inclusion by India Workplace Equality Index (IWEI), the country’...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Entertainment  /  Published 16.12.20

Priya Shakti meets Burka Avengers

Priya’s Mask sees Priya join hands with Pakistan’s female superhero, Burka Avenger, in the fight against the virus. That’s a message in itself, isn’t it? Ram: Talent, like the...
By Priyanka Roy 

Calcutta  /  Published 11.12.20

Men fight for women's rights

A tailor had visited his sister-in-laws’ home after she was “beaten up” there. A woman in the house told him that “a little thrashing” by men was common for every woman, ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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