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After SC verdict, UPSC allows unmarried women to apply for national defence, naval academy exam  

In a major step towards gender equality, the apex court had on August 18 allowed eligible women to take the examination for admission to national defence academy

Published on 24th September 2021
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JNU's students start indefinite sit-in protest for MA students to return to campus

The MA students of the 2020-22 batch, said that it's been nine months since they joined their programmes and have been pleading for "equality of opportunity, access and education"

Published on 6th September 2021
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Why we need sensitisation in schools to arrest apathy towards non-male genders

Writer, social policy researcher and Dalit activist Cynthia Stephen said that the school itself does not include teachings about gender equality

Published on 2nd September 2021
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In IIT Kharagpur, no ST PhD scholar has been enrolled in 17 departments over three academic years. Should we be surprised?

While doctoral admission is merit and candidate-based, the argument for social justice and equality keeps popping up. But does it hold good in 2021?

Published on 14th June 2021
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SC says marginalised sections would bear brunt of accessibility barrier to vaccine due to digital divide 

The apex court said such policy could have serious implications on the fundamental right to equality and the right to health of persons within the age group of 18 to 44 years

Published on 3rd June 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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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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Second edition of Kerala's International Conference on Gender Equality to be held from February 11 to 13

A Gender Museum, Gender Library, Convention Centre and an Amphitheatre will be part of the first phase of the 'Gender Park' project, which aims towards gender equality in the state

Published on 27th January 2021
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UN Women and Kerala government collaborate for India's first Gender Data Hub

Three key areas of co-operation, as specified in the MoU, will be setting up the Gender Data Centre at The Gender Park  launching the second edition of the International Conference on Gender Equality

Published on 21st December 2020
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Meet Suresh Nair, the BHU prof who's getting students to spread the message of peace through art 

Suresh K Nair's work has always celebrated messages of peace and equality. Here's why he regards his work as his social responsibility and ensures that his students practise the same

Published on 2nd December 2020
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SC seeks Centre's reply on plea for uniform education practices to avoid discrimination

The steps taken to regulate elementary education during the COVID-19 pandemic were inadequate, the plea alleged and contended that they have created inequality

Published on 27th 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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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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How to avoid racial discrimination and treat people equally

As the world revolts against widespread racial discrimination, The Coach draws from his experiences on how to treat people equally

Published on 13th June 2020
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Recession, job losses, another pandemic and protectionism top worries: World Economic Forum study

As economies restart, there is an opportunity to embed greater social equality and sustainability into the recovery, which would unleash a new era of prosperity, said Geneva-based WEF

Published on 19th May 2020

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