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Haji Ali Dargah: Bombay HC's landmark ruling is a step closer to an equal world

Aug 26, 2016

Haji Ali Dargah: Bombay HC's landmark ruling is a step closer to an equal world

Along with Trupti Desai and her group these citizens have decided to stand up and be counted for womens’ equality in religion. #Religion #InMyOpinion #Gender equality #Haji Ali Dargah #Gender discrimination #Trupti Desai #Shani Shingnapur #Right to pray
Haji Ali Sabke Liye: Bombay HC likely to pronounce verdict on Tuesday

Jun 27, 2016

Haji Ali Sabke Liye: Bombay HC likely to pronounce verdict on Tuesday

The Bombay High Court is likely to pronounce on Tuesday its much-awaited verdict on a petition challenging the ban on women to the burial area of the saint inside the famous Haji Ali dargah here. #Religion #NewsTracker #Gender equality #Haji Ali #Gender discrimination #Trupti Desai #Right to pray #Haji Ali Sabke Liye #women's entry into Haji Ali
DCW issues notices to hostels over gender discrimination allegations

May 07, 2016

DCW issues notices to hostels over gender discrimination allegations

The DCW has sought copies of all communication sent to various authorities requesting the construction of hostels, which have not yet been complied with. #NewsTracker #Gender discrimination #Delhi Commission for Women #DCW #Swati Maliwal #Pinjra Tod #delhi hostels
India updating national policy for women's empowerment: Maneka Gandhi

Mar 15, 2016

India updating national policy for women's empowerment: Maneka Gandhi

India has enabling conditions for gender equality and is updating the National Policy for Women to establish a solid foundation for accelerating its commitment to women's empowerment, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has said. #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #Gender equality #Maneka Gandhi #Gender discrimination #Women empowerment #Gender mainstreaming
Sexual violence in Pakistan often goes unnoticed: Here are a few resilient voices in the battle for justice

Feb 20, 2016

Sexual violence in Pakistan often goes unnoticed: Here are a few resilient voices in the battle for justice

In Pakistan, women are often too fearful to report sexual violence, yet the independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan recorded 423 rapes and 304 gang rapes last year. #Pakistan #CriticalPoint #Sexual violence #Gender #sexual assault #Gender discrimination #Crimes against women #Acid Attacks #Gang rapes #FWeekend #gender norms
Gender pay gap? Survey reveals that most people think that men and women are paid equally

Feb 16, 2016

Gender pay gap? Survey reveals that most people think that men and women are paid equally

Amid raging debate over gender pay gap globally, a survey by US-based career resource website Glassdoor has revealed that over 70 per cent of adults in 7 developed countries believe men and women are paid equally. #BeatThis #Gender #Gender discrimination #Pay gap
Women should be allowed entry into all temples: Shashi Tharoor

Feb 10, 2016

Women should be allowed entry into all temples: Shashi Tharoor

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday said the Sabarimala temple must open its doors to women of all age groups. #India #Kerala #NewsTracker #Gender #Shashi Tharoor #temples #Sabarimala #Gender discrimination #Right to pray #Kerala Dewaswom
Why does one pay dowry? Maharashtra girl commits suicide to alleviate her father of 'burden'

Jan 22, 2016

Why does one pay dowry? Maharashtra girl commits suicide to alleviate her father of 'burden'

In a tragic incident, an 18-year-old girl from Latur district, who was academically bright, committed suicide so her poor farmer father doesn't have to pay dowry for her marriage. #NewsTracker #Marriage #Maharashtra #Dowry #Gender discrimination #Marathwada #social evils
After SC observations, Sabarimala temple board says ban on women part of 'custom'

Jan 12, 2016

After SC observations, Sabarimala temple board says ban on women part of 'custom'

A day after Supreme Court questioned the ban on the entry of women of menstrual age group at Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala, Travancore Devaswom Board on Tuesday said the restriction was part of a custom. #Kerala #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Sabarimala #Sabarimala temple #Gender discrimination #Vishwa Hindu Parishad #Young Lawyers Association
PT Usha writes to PM Modi protesting SGFI's decision to segregate events based on gender

Nov 24, 2015

PT Usha writes to PM Modi protesting SGFI's decision to segregate events based on gender

Track legend PT Usha has shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi protesting against the decision of School Games Federation of India to organise the athletic events for boys and girls separately. #Sports #India #Athletics #SportsTracker #Gender discrimination #PT Usha #1988 Olympic Games #PM Narendra Modi #School Games Federation of India