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    Despite decades of independence, why do women still not have an adequate representation in India's workforce?

    The Conspicuous Absence of Women in India’s Labour Force

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    Despite decades of independence, why do women still not have an adequate representation in India's workforce?
    Disposable sanitary napkins are made primarily out of plastic. They take 500-800 years to fully disintegrate. Photoby Natracare/Unsplash.

    What is sustainable menstruation and how can it help tackle menstrual waste?

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    Can the world move towards eco-friendly menstrual products for a sustainable future?
    The Black Mambas. Image courtesy of Black Mambas APU.

    Plans to Prevent Future Pandemics Must Consider Gender Issues, too

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    The article highlights how any planning for a pandemic-free world needs to take the gender question so seriously.

    Applauding the Spirit of Turkish Women for their Courage to Protest Against Erdogan’s Anti-Feminist...

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    Erdogan’s decision to withdraw Turkey from the 2011 Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combatting Violence Against Women is the most despicable turn he has yet taken against women.
    Tribal women from Odisha standing on the roadside.

    Bargained Livelihoods During the Pandemic:Understanding the Condition of Women Tribal Vendors in Odisha’s Koraput

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    The plight of  tribal women vendors has deteriorated due to the pandemic and the lockdown which has impacted their livelihoods and access to entitlements.

    United Nations Raises Alarm on Declining Women’s Rights in Fourth World Conference for Women

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    On the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference for Women, the UN Underlined the decline in women’s rights in the face of the pandemic

    Walls of Poverty & Marginalisation Weaken Women’s Voice in Pandemic Governed Economy

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    Poverty and marginalisation have pushed women into deeper dens of exploitation and voicelessness amid the coronavirus pandemic.

    Dalit Woman Head of Village Panchayat Near Chennai Stopped from Hoisting National Flag on...

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    More than seven decades after independence, entrenched caste discrimination is still an all-pervasive social reality in India.

    Catching Up With Young Akhila: A Fearless Woman Sarpanch Who Transformed Her Village in...

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    This is the story of Akhila, a young sarpanch from Telangana who has transformed her village with her fearlessness, commitment and dedication. Her story is a reminder for the need to strengthen people’s democracy and institutions at the grassroots.

    Lockdown Forces 1.85 Million Indian Women to Carry on With an Unwanted Pregnancy

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    1.85 million Indian women couldn’t access an abortion during lockdown.

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