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School authorities forced Indian-American transgender student to dress up as a boy. Here's how she gave them solid gender awareness lessons    

The school in California didn't allow a student to wear school's girls' uniform, use the girls' bathroom, or be called a "she". In retaliation, she and her family decided to sue the school over this

Published on 8th August 2017
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Only 30% of Indian PhDs are women: GATI to set gender parity records straight

Gender Advancement for Transforming Institutions (GATI) by the ministry aims to nudge higher education and research institutes towards supporting diversity

Published on 23rd November 2020
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Masks don't impair lung function during exercise, says new study

The authors also said age played no significant influencing role among adults. Gender differences were deemed inconsequential

Published on 18th November 2020
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Why you should read about transgender folk artist Manjamma Jogathi's life in this Kannada book

Manjamma Jogathi, a transgender and popular folk artist speaks about her life story being turned into a book and the need of queer literature in Kannada languages

Published on 15th November 2020
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Beating stigma with positivity: How Kerala's transgenders are carrying the state's education legacy forward

This year, eighteen transgender students passed the Kerala Government's Class XII equivalency examination. We spoke to three of them and understood their backstories

Published on 28th October 2020
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How the country’s first transgender-run Milk Cooperative Society in Kovilpatti has given them hope and an identity

Activist Grace Banu credits the District Collector, the District Revenue Officer and the relentless hard work of the transgender community in setting up the Cooperative

Published on 21st October 2020
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COVID-19 has triggered an education crisis, gender inequality: UNESCO report 

Increase in gender-based violence, potential rise in teenage pregnancies or early marriages and possibility of a section of girls dropping out of schools or colleges are some of the implications

Published on 18th October 2020
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Survey suggests men, women perceive COVID dangers differently, consistent with why women-led countries doing better

This behavioural factor contributes to substantial gender differences in mortality and is consistent with women-led countries responding more effectively to the pandemic

Published on 18th October 2020
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Comics, caste, conversation: The curiously delightful world that Rajesh Rajamani has created

Rajesh Rajamani talks about how he conceived the idea of initiating conversations on caste, gender through comics

Published on 24th September 2020
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Check Aastha Sahdev’s Insta feed for her take on what the nation really needs to know! 

Through her Instagram page, Aastha Sahdev is creating awareness and starting conversations about women’s health, gender roles, racism and colourism in India

Published on 23rd September 2020
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By the time we get documents to get supplies, we'll be dead: How India's Transgenders have been hit by lockdown

Most transgender persons do not have government ID proofs like Aadhaar, DL, Passport, PAN, Ration, Voter ID cards and end up getting excluded even out of Food Security despite the Food Security Act  

Published on 29th March 2020
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IIT Kharagpur’s LGBTQ+ Resource Group organises workshop to fight sexual harassment in college campus

Ambar, a Gender and Sexual Diversity support group for the LGBTQ+ community of IIT Kharagpur organised the workshop with Jhatkaa.org 

Published on 28th August 2020
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To bring issues like gender equality to the fore, this Hyderabad-based group teaches lessons with a twist 

In an exchange programme facilitated by youth-run organisation AIESEC, Salamullah visited Sri Lanka in June-July 2018 and he taught English and Gender Equality as subjects in six schools

Published on 23rd August 2020
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Kolkata's transgender community welcomes free ration by the state government

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee this week had announced free rations for the transgenders till June 2021, which could be availed through the token system

Published on 20th August 2020
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Check out how this Coimbatore woman is introducing people to gender politics 

Twenty three-year-old Sneha Belcin is bringing academic gender terminologies to the mainstream Tamil audience through her videos on Neelam's YouTube channel

Published on 27th July 2020

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