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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

gender bias


Watch: How to unlock a child's potential

November 01, 2019 4:50 pm

"The words we use directly impact their (kids) potential. When we tell them they can be anything, they bloom; when we don't, they wilt. And when we stereotype them based on their genders, that gets ingrained into their psyche," said Samantha Ettus in a Ted Talk.

This couple is raising their baby without revealing the gender to avoid bias

September 18, 2019 2:17 pm

The parents refer to their 17-month-old baby as "they" instead of "him" or "her", and dress their child in gender-neutral clothing. Their parenting style attempts to "mitigate the gender bias that society places on children."

Mohali: Man arrested for abandoning his girl child

May 16, 2018 4:53 am

Senior Medical Officer (SMO) Manjeet Singh said, “The infant is all right. Her mother breastfed her.” The SMO added that the child was with her mother and nobody had approached them for adopting the infant.

Gender bias in Punjab: Humanities stream for meritorious girl students only, not boys

June 19, 2017 6:12 am

Strongly criticising this “biased” approach in education, Dr Tarlok Bandhu, principal, Khalsa College of Education, Muktsar said, “This approach will further strengthen the notion in the society that humanities is an inferior stream and meant only for girls.”

Gujarat village bans mobile phone for school girls

February 22, 2016 11:53 am

The ban was implemented recently by the panchayat of Suraj village in Kadi taluka of Mehsana.

Gender bias in India extends to immunisation, education: Report

November 20, 2014 1:35 am

Safety of girls in schools is a neglected area of study despite its impacts on girls’ dropout rate, the report noted.

The Great Divide

December 10, 2013 5:03 am

Two art exhibitions bring the issues of gender bias under the spotlight by discussing what society denies women.

Harry Potter,Star Wars,Social Network fail new ‘feminist’ rating in Sweden

November 07, 2013 2:21 am

The entire ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy,all ‘Star Wars’ movies,‘The Social Network,’ ‘Pulp Fiction’ and all but one of the ‘Harry Potter’ movies fail this test.

Book on 'How to get a male baby?' makes Shiv Sena see red

March 13, 2013 9:00 pm

Book is in violation of the Pre-Conception Act,says SHiv Sena MLA.

Girls having less math skills is a myth: Scientists

April 10, 2012 4:34 pm

The belief that girls are not at par with boys when it comes to mathematical skills because of biological differences is actually a myth and it stems from a gender bias from school teachers,says a new study.