Gender

When the necktie was described in Hindi as Kant-Lungoth

“They were there You thought- always in your care But they grew up and drifted away Even as my hairs grew grey, And they in turn will find That it’s all we pr...

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These are the world’s 100 most influential people in gender policy this year, researchers say.

Michelle Obama, Melinda Gates and the IMF’s Christine Lagarde have been named among the world’s most influential people in gender policy this year. Apolitical, a ...

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Thousands march in support of women’s rights in Jakarta

On Saturday, the 27th April, thousands of people marched from Jalan Sudirman road to the National Monument (Monas) in Jakarta - for the 2019 Women’s March to support wom...

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Sex selective abortions lead to gender ratio distortions in 12 countries

According to a recent global study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, abortions based on sex selection have led to larger-than...

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A young woman becomes a ‘symbol of hope’ for protestors in Sudan

On the 8th of April, an image of a young woman standing above a crowd in Khartoum, Sudan went viral among social media. As tens of thousands crowded the roads in front of the ...

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Microsoft employees protest discrimination and harassment at workplace

According to reports, a large group of Microsoft employees who were dressed in white - met with CEO Satya Nadella and top human resources executive, Kathleen Ho...

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Lack of right size spacesuits cancels NASA’s first all-female spacewalk

NASA cancelled plans for its first all-female spacewalk on the 29th March as the agency didn’t have enough spacesuits that fit the astronauts. It seems that there weren&...

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The burden of the overworked Japanese mothers

Many Japanese women are caught in limited roles in the workplace, which hold them back from their biggest ambitions caused by the disproportionate burden women shoulder at hom...

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There she goes… changing gears and riding bikes!

Riding motorcycles have always been the ‘men’ thing. Yet, in the last few years women have taken over to change the concept as a gender-neutral thing. More and mor...

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Gender discrimination in the Sports Industry

Research from Women in Sport has found 40% of women in the sports industry face discrimination because of their sex but 72% of their male colleagues say they see no&...

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Conversations with Aditiya Singh’s Canvas’

“I don’t paint music, I paint noise, I don’t paint for aesthetic appea...

October 7 2019

Who wants to be a Millionaire? – Vinod Pande

We think we know them well. However, when you venture out to ask them questions you thou...

October 7 2019

Suspense Is The Key

Alfred Hitchcock made Frederick Knott’s stage play Dial M For Murder immortal by m...

October 4 2019