Gender

“‘Dowry Calculator’ Is A New Way Of Looking At An Old Problem”: Aditya Save, Chief Marketing Officer, Shaadi.Com

Dowry, the deeply ingrained social evil, is often associated with arranged marriages. The regressive tradition has been spoken of in abundance, but occurrences of crime aga...

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The Film By Two Women That Has Wall Street Talking

Hollywood hasn’t released a notable female-led film set on Wall Street for 27 years. Not since Mike Nichols’s 1988 comedy Working Girl—starring Melanie Gr...

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‘Pitch Perfect 2’ Makes 2015 A Historic Year For Women In Hollywood

The success of Pitch Perfect 2 isn’t just good news for musical comedy fans; it’s also a historic win for women behind the camera. The Elizabeth Banks-directed ...

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CBSE, State Boards To Bring In Gender Sensitivity Modules

With the increasing emphasis on gender sensitivity and issues of violence against women, both the CBSE and the State board are taking steps to sensitise their students and ...

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UNICEF: Dalit Girls Most Excluded From Primary Education In India

A report just released by UNICEF and UNESCO on out of school children in India highlights that Dalit girls have the highest primary school exclusion rate in India. The repo...

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New Report Shows Women In Fisheries Sector Are Underpaid

A new Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report shows that though women make up nearly half of all people in the fisheries sector, they often do not get their dues. A ...

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Measuring Maternal Health in a Post-MDG World

As the international development community looks back on the Millennium Development Goals and ponders what remains to be done under the proposed Sustainable Development Goa...

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A story of drinkers, genocide and unborn girls – Why Men on Earth Outnumber Women by 60 million

Left to nature alone, the population on earth would be give or take 50% men and 50% women, according to what’s become known as Fisher’s Principle. The fact that...

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Conflict Keeps Mothers From Healthcare Services

Twenty-five-year-old Khemwanti Pradhan is a ‘Mitanin’ – a trained and accredited community health worker – based in the Nagarbeda village of the Bas...

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Binary Opposition: The Illusion Of Duality

10001110101001 is a line of binary code, each number represents one possibility, yes or no. Descartes professed in his philosophy, the idea of Car...

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The State - Unflinching Drama on the IS death cult.

Somehow, we all agree to have squandered our hours away facebooking, but some people ...

September 18 2017

The Price we pay for ‘The Love of Chocolate’

Reporters have travelled across Ivory Coast where the main cocoa plantation business ...

September 18 2017

Om Shanti Om – What do the Millennials Say?

Youth not so inclined to bhajans and spiritual songs has been a problem for ages. But...

September 18 2017