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The Pa Ranjith interview: On women empowerment, a transgender actor’s question that haunts him and being a Beyonce fan

We spoke to Director Pa Ranjith about his new platform that offers workshops and employment opportunities to aspiring women and transgender filmmakers and why he thinks this is crucial

Published on 25th July 2020
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Transgender people perform Kolattam dance in Chennai to raise awareness about COVID-19 spread

The performance was organised by Sahodaran, a community-based transgender organisation, in collaboration with the Greater Chennai Corporation

Published on 24th July 2020
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UNICEF, SAP collaborate to provide career-counselling to improve employability among youth

Evidence suggests that technology solutions can be optimized better to address poor learning levels, low retention rates, poor life-skills, and gender inclusion

Published on 15th July 2020
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UN report says it will take us 257 years to close gap between women and men in economic terms

The UNDP 2020 report ranks India at a staggering 122 among 189 countries in its Gender Inequality Index. India has a score of 0.501 (2018) while Switzerland which tops the list has just 0.037

Published on 1st July 2020
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Women under-represented or stereotyped in textbooks: UNESCO Global Edu Monitoring Report

The report provides an in-depth analysis of key factors for exclusion of learners in education systems worldwide, including background, identity and ability, gender, age, location, poverty, disability

Published on 29th June 2020
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Four months of lockdown later, transgenders struggle for basic sustenance   

Activist Grace Banu has been working to help over 200 transgender citizens across Tamil Nadu

 

Published on 28th June 2020
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Patients with COVID-19 have increased risk of stroke, should be monitored aggressively: Study

After adjusting for age, gender, and risk factors, the scientists found that COVID-19 infection had a significant independent association with acute ischemic stroke

Published on 28th June 2020
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How Kalki Subramaniam is building a wall of stories to bring to light the horrors transgenders live through

The Red Wall Project brings real experiences of transgender individuals through an art project — displayed in schools and colleges — that brings together stories of sexual harassment and bullying 

Published on 27th June 2020
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I couldn't accept menstruation: What transman Shreyas Mohanan thought when he got his first period

A female to male transgender person, Shreyas Mohanan tells us how difficult it was for him to be a menstruating transman and how he transitioned through college before finding the real him

Published on 24th June 2020
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Deserve to live their lives without being constantly questioned: Emma Watson on transgender people

The 30-year-old star's tweet follows the 'Harry Potter' franchise creator JK Rowling's controversial tweets earlier, wherein she had shared her thoughts about gender identity

Published on 11th June 2020
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Why you must check out this online tool by a class 11 student that detects gender neutrality in textbooks

Rashmi Patil speaks to Ananya Gupta who is a self-taught Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence expert about the tool she developed to detect if a textbook is gender-neutral or not 

Published on 1st June 2020
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Kolkata's Presidency University students distribute food among transgenders

Twenty-five transgender people from Garia Nabagram area in the city have been given rice, pulses and potatoes among other essential items

Published on 17th May 2020
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SFI's women's wing has set up a platform for those who have experienced 'locker room talk' in CET

Mathrukam has opened up a google document where students and alumni from the College of Engineering in Thiruvananthapuram can anonymously share their experiences with the toxic group discussions

Published on 7th May 2020
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How can we respond during lockdown? 150 transgenders write to Govt to protest minute feedback window to crucial act 

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment asked the public for feedback on the Draft Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Rules, 2020

Published on 30th April 2020
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Transgender community demands special package amid COVID-19 lockdown

The letter states that most trans persons do not have ration cards, are not provided pension in most states and many transgender persons live in rented accommodations

Published on 28th April 2020

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