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Gender Gap
Opinion  /  Published 22.10.21

First step: Seats reserved for women

If more women contest the elections, it does not mean that they will all become legislators. But to go by the All India Congress Committee general secretary, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, women’s polit...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 07.04.21

Start young: appeal to lower vaccination age

Sir — The appeal sent by the Maharashtra chief minister, Uddhav Thackeray, to the Central government to lower the age of Covid-19 vaccination for Indians to 25 should be paid heed to by the prim...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 05.04.21

Beti bachao: India's gender gap

In a precipitous slide, India has slipped 28 places to rank 140th among 156 countries in the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report, 2021, becoming the third-worst performer in Sou...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 31.03.21

Gender: India slips 28 places

India has slipped 28 places to rank 140th among 156 countries in the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report 2021, becoming the third-worst performer in South Asia. According to the repor...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.12.20

Maximum cities: quality of life

Oft-ignored factors can make a marked difference in the quality of human life in urban settlements. This was borne out by the findings of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, w...
By The Editorial Board

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India  /  Published 09.10.18

WeToo: Women in farming seek gender parity

A band of bold women is outing alleged predators in newsrooms in the country while another group of women is hitting the streets to bar their gender from the Sabarimala temple in Kerala.In the middle ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.18

Gender protest finds voice on screen

Menstrual taboo, discrimination in property inheritance, gender stereotyping from birth — films made on a host of gender-based issues by 24 youngsters from eastern and north-eastern India and Bangl...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 02.01.20

A Kerala church shows the way

Sir — In a touching gesture of communal amity, a local church in Kothamangalam in Kerala threw its gates open to hundreds of Muslim protesters who had come marching from 10 kilometres away to voice ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 17.12.19

India slips on gender parity

India has slipped four places to rank 112th globally among 153 countries in terms of gender gap amid widening disparity in terms of women’s health and survival and economic participation — two par...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.09.18

Long way to go

The latest ranking of nations made by the United Nations Development Programme according to the human development index puts India in the 130th position out of 189 countries. This is a marginal improv...
By The Editorial Board


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