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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University awarded UNESCO Chair for 'Experiential Learning for Sustainable Innovation & Development'

Through the Chair, the University will develop a comprehensive framework for academic engagement in building sustainable communities by designing a curriculum based on experiential learning

Published on 8th September 2020
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47 million more women, girls will be pushed into poverty in the next decade due to COVID

The pandemic has posed a serious threat to the prospects of eradicating extreme poverty by end of this decade, but the reality is even grimmer as these projections of increased poverty rates for women

Published on 3rd September 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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How this Chennai law graduate got her School to include her mother’s name in her degree certificate

The Chennai-based graduate found out that this was an actual serious issue for graduates who had been brought up by single women

 

Published on 20th 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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These youngsters are raising funds to help underprivileged children restart their education, post COVID

We took a look at four fundraising campaigns that are helping the underprivileged restart their education in a post-COVID world

Published on 8th 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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Bhag Corona: Why this game created by XLRI students featuring PM Modi shooting vaccine at a virus is a great stressbuster

Called Bhag Corona, the game aims to spread awareness about how to deal with the Coronavirus pandemic and what we can do to flatten the curve in the next two weeks

Published on 31st March 2020
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This design student is creating awareness about political parties in India and why we must vote. Here's how

Tanya Ballal who is a design student speaks about the awareness she is creating about political parties among youngsters through her workshops and how it will benefit them 

Published on 23rd March 2020
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1 in 20 girls experience rape between ages of 15 and 19: UN report finds

While there have been remarkable gains for girls in education, little headway has been made to help shape a more equal, less violent environment for them

Published on 5th March 2020
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Jadavpur University students want an app to report abuse on campus. Here's why

The recently elected AFSU will organise a march on March 5 prior to a meeting with the authorities about the implementation of an Abuse Locating App and Awareness Programme or ALAAP

Published on 4th March 2020
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The Viji Penkoottu story: Meet the mother of Kerala's female labour unions

Viji Penkoottu created a revolutionary movement among women labourers in Kerala to help them exercise their most basic rights in the workplace. This is how she has inspired an entire generation
 

Published on 1st March 2020
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Who is a child? Anyone who is under 18, says Madurai MP 

The MP S Venkatesan was inaugurating 'Negizhchi', an annual program conducted in the Lady Doak College, Madurai

Published on 20th February 2020
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Pinklegal: How this Hyderabad lawyer networked law students to set up a portal for women's legal rights

In 72 hours, Manasi Chaudhari received 20 applications from volunteers who wanted to work on the portal. They were equally passionate about women's rights and laws as she is

Published on 20th February 2020

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