Thursday, June 30, 2022

Tag: GENDER

Russia’s Regressive Stand on Gay Marriage Could Make Him Unpopular

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Vladimir Putin is amending the Russian constitution and seeks a constitutional ban on gay marriage within the country.
WOMEN

SC Orders Women Army Officer’s Access to Command Roles

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The Supreme Court had ordered that women officers will now be eligible for Command roles in the army.
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The Gargi College Episode: Rethinking College Festivities, Brute Display of Masculinity and an Anti-Women...

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A month after the attacks on JNU campus, Gargi college under Delhi University witnessed harrowing incidents of mass molestation on February 6, 2020. 
WOMEN VIOLENCE

No Country for Women: NCRB 2018 Data Reveal Increasing Crime against Women

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NCRB released its latest data set, pointing towards growing violence against women in India.

How toys became gendered – and why it’ll take more than a gender-neutral doll...

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A 2017 study showed that more than three-quarters of those surveyed said it was a good thing for parents to encourage young girls to play with toys or do activities “associated with the opposite gender.” The share rises to 80% for women and millennials.

Climate crisis could reverse progress in achieving gender equality

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Longstanding gender inequality means that within regions of the world that are particularly vulnerable to climate change, women are likely to suffer more than men.

Normalising Violence Against Women: How Many More Priyanka Reddys Do We Need?

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Violence against women has become a common occurrence in our society, but nothing much can change unless we alter our consciousness.

Why is the Transgender Community Fighting Against the Government’s Transgender Persons Bill?

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The Parliament has passed a Bill claiming to protect the rights of the transgender community, but will it succeed?

Why Are Indian Women Not Joining the Workforce?

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Absence of Indian women from the workforce points to worrying trends.

Honour Killing/ Ashamed of Living at a Time When Women Have no Agency

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In Haryana’s Khandrai village, a young woman was recently beheaded in the name of honour for making her own marital choice.

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