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Women have to work twice as hard to get the same salary: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on equal opportunities

The employment rate for women in Europe stands at 67 per cent, while that for men is 78 per cent

Published on 9th March 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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87 per cent of women felt at risk or knew someone at risk of harassment, assault during pandemic: Survey

According to India-based findings of the report by Women Deliver and Focus 2030, women in India cited public places to be the most common place where they felt at-risk

Published on 31st January 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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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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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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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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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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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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Sabarimala row: Now, DU students to organise a women's wall

The students plan to relate the gender injustice prevalent in society with what they face as students in an Indian campus

Published on 10th January 2019
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SRM launches Women Empowerment Club, starts with helping their 'akkas' on campus

The club is currently working towards ensuring that their 'akkas' on campus make minimum wage and will also focus on  health and well-being, gender equality and economic growth.

Published on 2nd August 2018
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Should students have gender-neutral uniforms? The debate is on!

There have been some suggestions that the skirt ban in schools is a reaction to the problem of  ‘upskirting’ – the new fad of low-held mobile photography to shoot through the lower, open-end of skirts

Published on 20th July 2018

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