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Women In The Workplace
Opinion  /  Published 29.09.19

Sexual harassment law: Conciliation must go

It is thrilling that the group of ministers for sexual harassment comprises Amit Shah, Nirmala Sitharaman, Ramesh Pokhriyal and Smriti Irani. With the most powerful ministers taking harassers in hand,...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 15.02.19

What suffragists can teach today's leaders

Nineteenth-century American suffragist Susan B. Anthony, who was a trailblazer in the movement for women’s rights, said: “Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputatio...
By Vinati Dev in

Opinion  /  Published 05.11.19

Skilling creates a pool of poor women workers

Women’s migration is now increasingly perceived as a signal of development and women’s empowerment, as large numbers of single women move to work or study in other states. Internal migration of wo...
By Supriya Roychowdhury in

India  /  Published 19.02.20

Women in combat roles? Time not ripe: GOC

Western Command GOC Lt Gen R P Singh has hailed the Supreme Court order on giving permanent commission to women officers in the Army, but said time is not ripe for them to get into combat roles. Talk...
By PTI in Dehradun

India  /  Published 19.10.19

Indian Railways: Providing equal opportunities to women

Pritilata Mondal is a railway mechanic. She works at the railway yard of the Santragachi station of the South Eastern Railways. Earlier this year, the railway authorities released a video of her day a...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

Opinion  /  Published 06.05.19

Gender gap: India is way behind Rwanda

The significant gender gap prevailing worldwide has been portrayed by the Global Gender Gap Index of the World Economic Forum since 2006. According to the 2018 report, India is ranked 108th among the ...
By Atanu Biswas in

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.19

The Supreme Court is a workplace, too

The more powerful an institution the more discreetly it needs to use its power. A complaint of sexual harassment in the workplace against the Chief Justice of India is undoubtedly a highly sensitive m...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 17.03.20

New energy, newer mobilisations

In February, about 150 women domestic workers came together in Chennai to be heard and to be seen as women and as workers employed in the lowest rungs of the labour market. They proclaimed their ident...
By Kalpana Karunakaran in

Opinion  /  Published 15.04.19

Modern hysterectomy, primitive poverty

After all, it is not genital mutilation. Or vagina sealing. Those are some of the agonizing traditional rituals for girls in various countries intended to make them attractive to men and sexually fait...
By The Editorial Board in


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