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Human Rights Watch pushes Japan to update archaic law on changing gender 

Human Rights Watch said that the requirements contradict Japan's international human rights obligations and are opposed by the World Health Organization and other medical organisations

Published on 25th May 2021
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English Blues: Here are a few grammar rules that we can now violate, find out how

In Modern English, the plural pronoun ‘their’ can be used as a gender-neutral singular pronoun instead of ‘he/she’ and ‘they’ can be used to represent a singular antecedent that is gender-neutral

Published on 15th May 2021
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How one trans woman has resisted the lure of the city and set up a small town catering business that's serving up a storm

How starting and sustaining a business in a small town is a whole different experience for a transgender woman is a story by itself. For Shyamala, it's the story of her life

Published on 23rd April 2021
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Reclaiming their roots: The fascinating story behind India’s first transgender-run milk cooperative

Seven months after the Manthithope Transgenders' Milk Producers' Cooperative in Tamil Nadu was inaugurated, we look at how it has helped the community carve out a space that they can call their own

Published on 23rd April 2021
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School Radio is a platform where the youth and children of India can voice their opinions on important subjects

School Radio was set up by Aruna Gali in 2015 to offer students a platform where they can voice their opinions on important subjects from gender issues to water scarcity

Published on 21st April 2021
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What The FAQ: What was the NALSA judgement about? Did it have any impact?

Along with recognising the third gender, the Court also highlighted that every fundamental right is available to them as well. We answer any questions you have on the judgement and much more

Published on 15th April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Transgenders recognised as the third gender by the Supreme Court

In today's #TBT, we recall the landmark judgement delivered by India's top court. The judgement recognised the rights of the transgender as human rights and what a day it was. Let's recollect...

Published on 15th April 2021
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Sony India software to award scholarships for women students at IISc

The goal of the fellowships is to encourage more women candidates to pursue higher studies at IISc, especially in engineering and technology, in order to address the gender inequality in these areas

Published on 12th April 2021
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Personal data of over 53 crore Facebook users, including 61 lakh Indians, leaked

The leaked data includes Facebook ID numbers, profile names, email addresses, location information, gender details, job data, and other details

Published on 4th April 2021
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Lost in Translation: Why do Indian elections not have enough transgender candidates?

Transgenders need more representation, for that they need empowerment and for that, they need more representation — is it a vicious cycle with no end?

Published on 4th April 2021
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What the FAQ: What is Global Gender Gap Report and where does India stand?

In today's FAQ, we take a look at what is Global Gender Gap Report, what were the parameters to measure the same across the globe and where does India stand 

Published on 1st April 2021
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India slips 28 places to rank 140 among 156 countries in Global Gender Gap Report

Most of the decline occurred on the political empowerment subindex, where India regressed 13.5 percentage points, with a significant decline in the number of women ministers

Published on 31st March 2021
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About 35% of women have no equal opportunities for career growth as men, 58% encounter workplace bias: IIMK survey

Gender stereotyping and bias were the key factors hindering the progress of women professionals. Around 58 per cent of the respondents said they encountered bias at the workplace

Published on 15th March 2021
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Women have to work twice as hard to get the same salary: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on equal opportunities

The employment rate for women in Europe stands at 67 per cent, while that for men is 78 per cent

Published on 9th March 2021
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Women's rights and leadership under threat due to pandemic: UN Women

The projections show that gender equality in the highest positions of power will not be reached for another 130 years

Published on 9th March 2021

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