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Feminist principles in poetry: Gender Studies icon Kamla Bhasin dies at 75

In 2017, Bhasin was honoured with the Laadli Lifetime Achievement Award for her work in women’s development in Asia spanning over 35 years

Published on 25th September 2021
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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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This Delhi author's new books will teach children how to accept diverse family backgrounds

Beyond race, gender, colour and ethnicity which have formed the bases for discrimination since the beginning of time, this book aims to bring to light a largely ignored issue

Published on 20th September 2021
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Girl wore shorts to an exam hall, forced to sit wrapped in a curtain at Girijananda Chowdhury Institute in Assam

The girl's father rushed to the nearest market to buy alternative clothes for his daughters but by then it was too late

Published on 17th September 2021
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Study finds women receive less credit for their work in academic publications

The findings were drawn from an analysis of 5,575 survey responses from researchers in the natural sciences, medicine, engineering, social sciences, and professional fields

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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Appeals court rejects case accusing NYU Law Review of bias towards racial minorities and women

 The 2018 lawsuit claimed that the student-run journal started giving weight to women, racial minorities and to sexual orientation and gender identity while selecting editors and articles

Published on 26th August 2021
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Gender-disposed personality traits can explain salary gap: US study

In other words, women were unlikely to initiate a negotiation in either condition, but men differed based on the gender of the boss

Published on 10th August 2021
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Student-led organisatons protest at Jantar Manar against alleged rape and murder of a nine-year-old Dalit girl

Crimes against Dalit women have increased by 6% in the last 10 years, it is both gendered and caste-based violence, read SFI statement

Published on 4th August 2021
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This documentary is a powerful account of Indian women who are fighting and surviving violence against them

The documentary celebrates ordinary women who’ve shown extraordinary courage to rise above their limitations and challenge deeply entrenched gender norms

Published on 4th August 2021
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HC issues notice to Centre, Delhi govt on PIL seeking separate washrooms for third gender

The plea further sought direction to maintain the hygiene of the washrooms so that people get equal rights and facilities for their basic needs

Published on 26th July 2021
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English Blues: Using 'they', 'their', 'them' in the English language to bring in inclusivity

In India, traditionalists who are obsessed with linguistic rules and those who are not exposed to the gender-neutral singular ‘they’ will surely find fault with the headlines and point out the errors

Published on 10th July 2021
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It’s official: 1 per cent vacancies in Karnataka government jobs reserved for transgender people

The Karnataka government has decided to introduce a reservation of 1 per cent in all vacancies under general merit, SC, ST and OBC categories for transgender community

Published on 7th July 2021
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Online complaint portal to resolve crimes against women in Kerala, CM Pinarayi Vijayan announces

Taking a strong stand on the equal right of both the gender, Vijayan said awareness campaigns need to be initiated in this regard

Published on 23rd June 2021
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The Colours that make you Proud: Why this mini-comic on LGBTQIA awareness by Jadavpur Univ students is the coolest thing on the internet

The core group that worked on the comic included members of the LGBTQIA+ community and gender rights activists whose point of view has been crucial to the process

Published on 21st June 2021

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