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Weaving hopeful tales: These women from Muzaffarnagar are making sustainable home decor, thanks to SSF

Started by Gauri Agarwal, Skilled Samaritan Foundation empowers women to make products like tables and wallets and provides them with a monthly income

Published on 5th December 2019
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Now five more Sainik Schools to admit girls 

It was in April 2018 that the first Sainik School to be established, Uttar Pradesh Sainik School, admitted 15 girl cadets in class IX

Published on 28th November 2019
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Skewed gender ratio: Less than 2 out of 10 IIT-Madras students are girls

Female students at IIT- Madras said while they are not at the receiving end of overt discrimination or misogynist comments, they still felt left out as the culture is largely male-dominated

Published on 25th November 2019
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From city slum to international arena, Bhubaneswar girl makes community proud with her leadership abilities

The summit will take an integrated approach, covering five themes and highlighting the power of gender equality, youth leadership, political and community leadership, innovation and data

Published on 14th November 2019
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We need to break gender stereotypes right from playschool: NCERT

The guidelines also have recommendations for playschools to ensure careful inclusion of children with disabilities

Published on 17th October 2019
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Meet Deepa Jayaraj, the Chennai law student who got to be British Deputy High Commissioner for a day

A fourth-year student of Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law University was selected to lead the diplomatic mission in Chennai for a day

 

Published on 11th October 2019
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Through Chevening Scholarships and Fellowships, you can now study at the UK's finest universities 

Those interested do take note that the deadline for applying for scholarships is November 5 and for fellowships is October 9. Good luck!

Published on 14th September 2019
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All for gender equality: In a first, Kerala women to now drive government vehicles alongside men

Women would be appointed as drivers as part of the government's decision to ensure gender equality in all walks of society

Published on 22nd August 2019
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Aditi Anand established why it is ‘cool to care’ and how youngsters across India are taking up the cause of conservation very seriously 

Her recent achievements include representing India at the International Art Festival “Planet of Art” conducted by UNESCO clubs association in Kazakhstan

Published on 17th August 2019
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Education systems need to be more inclusive, accessible: UN Secretary-General

Ensuring access to inclusive and equitable education, and promoting lifelong learning, is one of the goals of the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and International Youth Day 2019

Published on 12th August 2019
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Better health, education for women led to rapid fall in population growth in India, says First Secy in India's Mission to UN

The availability of health services in India took a giant step towards universal health coverage last September when the National Health Protection Scheme was launched 

Published on 18th July 2019
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Not enough is being done to bring down global warming, time running out: United Nations

The UN will host the SDGs and Climate Action Summits as well as other crucial meetings during the high-level week of the 74th Session of the General Assembly

Published on 11th July 2019
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Meet Avanthika, one of the two transgender students who is shaking things up at CMS College Kottayam

Under the Kerala government's new transgender reservation policy, Avanthika and Shana Navas got enrolled in CMS College

Published on 20th June 2019
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Maharashtra school textbooks to become more gender sensitive, do away with stereotypes

The Maharashtra State Bureau of Textbook Production and Curriculum Research has incorporated illustrations and stories of men and women sharing household chores in the revised textbooks of Class II

Published on 19th June 2019
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This training programme for school boys in India is ensuring that misogyny is nipped in the bud

Dr Saundarya Rajesh's initiative MITR is a three-day training programme aimed at making young boys gender equality champions 

Published on 8th May 2019

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