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Transgenders aren't OBC But that doesn't let the govt off the hook

Sep 11, 2014

Transgenders aren't OBC But that doesn't let the govt off the hook

In April, the court had recognized transgender as a third gender and told the government they were entitled to reservations like OBCs. #InMyOpinion #Gay #Government #OBC #Gender equality #Section 377 #Gender identity #Lesbians #transgenders #LGBT community
EU struggles with gender equity with a dearth of women for top jobs

Aug 28, 2014

EU struggles with gender equity with a dearth of women for top jobs

There were nine women on the outgoing team of 28 and with the days ticking down to Saturday's summit only five of the 28 nations have committed a woman as their designated Commissioner. #NewsTracker #Angela Merkel #European Union #EU #Women #Gender equality
Study: 60% women quit careers midway

Mar 09, 2014

Study: 60% women quit careers midway

According to a Grant Thornton research report, the representation of Indian women in senior company positions remains a cause of concern at 14 percent, below the global average which was around 24 percent. #ThatsJustWrong #Life #Women #Gender equality #Women in the workplace #Women's Day
Modi's 'lalkar' rally: New stand on Article 370, hints at new ally

Dec 02, 2013

Modi's 'lalkar' rally: New stand on Article 370, hints at new ally

Narendra Modi's 'lalkar' rally, his first in the state since being made the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, may prove to be the game changer for his party. #BJP #Jammu and Kashmir #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Omar Abdullah #National Conference #Rajnath Singh #Gender equality #Mehbooba Mufti #PDP #Constitution #Jammu #Article 370 #People's Democratic Party (PDP) #separatists

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Modi seeks debate on special status for J&K, hard sells progress

Sep 12, 2014

Pakistan army arrests 10 militants suspected in attack on teen activist Malala

Pakistan's army announced Friday that it had arrested 10 militants suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who won world acclaim after she was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating gender equality an... #Pakistan #Taliban #Islamabad
Modi seeks debate on special status for J&K, hard sells progress

Sep 03, 2014

Japan names 5 women to Cabinet. How are other countries doing?

Japan appointed five women to the 18-member Cabinet Wednesday in a small but symbolic step toward gender equality in government, which remains male-dominated in many nations... #Pakistan #Taliban #Islamabad
Modi seeks debate on special status for J&K, hard sells progress

Sep 16, 2014

Young: No passes on domestic violence

The disturbing video of former Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice knocking out then-fiancee Janay Palmer in an Atlantic City casino elevator in February, which surfaced last week, has sparked much soul-searching about domestic violence. But no aspect o... #Baltimore Ravens #Centers for Disease Control and Prevention