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Corporate India is getting better but far from being truly inclusive

February 26, 2018 12:35:40 pm

#GenderAnd: Findings of the India Responsible Business Index to see whether companies care about marginalised groups, SC/STs, women, physically disabled.

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15 women who stood for a Republic that would bear the imprint of both men and women

February 23, 2018 12:08:01 pm

#GenderAnd: Between them, the 15 women in the Constituent Assembly had seen child marriages, indignities because of caste and religion, violence, widowhood, loss of property and intermittent education.

Beyond words and posthumous tributes, the battle to get a widows pension

February 20, 2018 7:27:34 pm

#GenderAnd: Do state governments fulfill their promise of ex gratia compensation to families of deceased soldiers?

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Annie Mascarene: Freedom fighter, nation builder, guardian of democracy and Kerala’s first MP

February 16, 2018 9:33:06 am

#GenderAnd: Annie Mascarene’s experiences in the politics of her state, and her fight to push Travancore to become a part of Independent India helped shape her views.

2.6 million dry toilets and 13,384 manual scavengers. Do the math

February 15, 2018 5:30:24 pm

#GenderAnd: The law against manual scavenging can be successfully implemented if the State accepts that the practise of manual scavenging exists.

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Love, desire and disability: The heart knows no handicap

February 14, 2018 3:15:09 pm

#GenderAnd: Busting the myth that people with disabilities are necessarily non-sexual and challenging the stigma that leads to the assumption that they should be.

The real reason why you didn’t see Smriti Mandhana’s sparkling 135 and Jhulan Goswami’s record breaking 200th wicket

February 13, 2018 12:13:46 pm

#GenderAnd: Inability of boards and broadcasters to recognise the value of a series against the World Cup finalists is a reflection of decades of women’s sport being seen as an unnecessary, even bad investment.

From dependents to deportees: How US immigration policy is impacting Indian families 

From dependents to deportees: How US immigration policy is impacting Indian families 

February 12, 2018 10:58:42 am

#GenderAnd: Educated brides, immigrant housewives - How the temporary work program shaped the lives of women.

Begum Aizaz Rasul: The only Muslim woman to oppose minority reservations in the Constituent Assembly

Begum Aizaz Rasul: The only Muslim woman to oppose minority reservations in the Constituent Assembly

February 14, 2018 10:41:26 pm

#GenderAnd: The 15 women who drafted the Indian Constitution.

#GenderAnd: When women count. Can data alone drive policy?

February 8, 2018 11:18:45 am

Data can be sexist, missing women & girls entirely, or undervaluing their contributions.

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The humiliating ‘virginity tests’ for brides, a reality in India’s Kanjarbhat community

February 7, 2018 12:42:41 pm

#GenderAnd: “Virginity test is a character certificate of the woman. Even the bride keeps the cloth with her bloodstains as a memento of pride,” says a member of the Kanjarbhat community

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Drum Roll Please! Kerala’s chenda melam gets some feminine rhythms

February 2, 2018 1:50:45 pm

#GenderAnd: For centuries, Kerala’s chenda melam has been a male affair. Many women are now coming to the forefront.

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A gender responsive budget

January 31, 2018 3:39:40 pm

Gender budgeting is a way for governments to promote equality through fiscal policy

Economic Survey 2018 shows why data needs to be disaggregated by gender

January 30, 2018 4:57:17 pm

#GenderAnd: Patience is not a virtue when there are an estimated 63 million “missing women” on account of sex selective abortion. 21 million “unwanted” girls on account of “son obsession”

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Economic Policy – the Gender Bend

January 29, 2018 5:42:38 pm

This data piece hits hardest: Women’s employment has declined over chronological time, and to a much greater extent, in development time. It has dropped from 36.3 per cent in 2005-06 to 24 per cent in 2015-16, a drop of 12.3 per cent.

She’s got a ticket to ride: Meet the troop of women bus conductors in Uttar Pradesh

January 28, 2018 3:55:09 pm

There’s a new force on Uttar Pradesh’s roads — a troop of women bus conductors, criss-crossing the state as they learn to stare down bullies, deal with harassment and enjoy the drive.

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Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit: Diplomat, Activist, Freedom Fighter, also Nehru’s sister

January 26, 2018 1:17:20 pm

#GenderAnd: Among the architects of the Indian Constitution, 15 women and their unique journey and struggles in Indian politics

Durgabai Deshmukh: A trailblazer and institution-builder, devoted to public service

January 27, 2018 12:19:53 pm

#GenderAnd special series on the women who helped draft the Constitution of India and toiled for nation-building.

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Amrit Kaur: The princess turned Gandhian who fought Nehru on women’s political participation

January 24, 2018 11:41:39 am

#GenderAnd: Many of the 15 women who drafted the Indian Constitution did not support reservation for women.

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Ammu Swaminathan: The strongest advocate against caste discrimination, she lived by example

February 3, 2018 11:32:10 am

#GenderAnd special series on the 15 women who played an integral part in drafting the Constitution of India