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Thursday, April 02, 2020

Gender inequality


An upskilling programme is helping women return to work after break

December 18, 2019 9:16 am

The idea to bring women in India with a gap of six months and above in their IT careers back into the workforce, without the compulsion of only having to join back their previous employers, led to the birth of VMInclusion Taara.

Equality beyond GDP

January 24, 2019 12:36 am

New India cannot view empowerment of women merely as economic resource.

From Tata Tea to Titan, Indian brands are adopting a new, socially-conscious language

February 21, 2017 7:14 pm

There has been a surge of beautifully crafted, intelligently told Indian advertisements that either prod us to engage in sociopolitical issues with greater furor, or address issues pertaining to gender inequality and same-sex relationships

Fewer girls are missing at birth, show latest SRS data

August 24, 2015 12:26 am

4.56 lakh girls were missing on average every year for the period 2001-12. The reason is sex-selective abortions, which though declining in number, continues in the country.

No proof required: Sons, daughters, class

August 18, 2015 3:03 pm

Prior to the advent of Modi’s “unscrupulous doctors” practising abortion of the girl foetus, Indian parents had enforced a son-preference society through neglect or infanticide of the girl child.

UN alarmed at increasing attacks against schoolgirls worldwide

February 09, 2015 4:23 pm

The report cites the kidnapping of nearly 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria and the shooting of activist Malala Yousafzai.

'It is difficult to be a Sania Mirza in this country'

November 26, 2014 11:40 am

Sania said that she faced a lot of controversies in her career because she is a woman.

No Country for Women

January 11, 2014 3:25 am

The best predictor of violence within a country is violence against its women.

She’s Got a Message

October 01, 2013 3:22 am

Istanbul-born Lasi Sufi exhibits a collection of paintings that emphasise on the need to unshackle minds