Gender

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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‘Own money’ a necessity for a woman’s true independence

Knowledge and awareness about personal finance is an absolute necessity to achieve true independence and equality. In such case, living in a world filled with male-dominance, ...

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‘Gender pay gap wider than last year,’ reports BBC

A research done by BBC found that in 4 in 10 companies the pay gap between the middle-earning woman and the middle-earning man had significantly increased. This is s...

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Being a role-model for other Senegalese Women

A 35 year-old woman, Marie Diouf referred to as the ‘Salt Queen’ works to transform the health of her nation Senegal. When the country privatized land in the area ...

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‘Wake up and take action,’ urges teen activist Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg, the teenage climate change activist has told members of the Eu...

April 22 2019

Sex selective abortions lead to gender ratio distortions in 12 countries

According to a recent global study published in the journal Proceedings of the...

April 22 2019

Madras High Court bans Chinese video-sharing app, TikTok

The Google and Apple app stores have deleted the option to download TikTok, a popular ap...

April 19 2019