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Nov 19, 2017
31-year-old woman makes unsuccessful attempt to enter Ayyappa temple in SabarimalaA 31-year-old woman on Sunday made a vain attempt to enter the famous Lord Ayyappa Temple, where female devotees in the 10-50 years age group are not permitted.
Oct 27, 2017
Bench deciding women's entry in Sabarimala temple should be gender equal: plea in Supreme CourtPlea was moved on in Supreme Court seeking setting up of constitution bench with women judges to hear case relating to women's entry into Sabarimala temple in Kerala
Oct 23, 2017
As #MeToo gains momentum, let's look at how people view feminism and male privilege in urban IndiaEven as #MeToo spread like wildfire, several men and women ridiculed and criticised the social media campaign as well as feminism and people who fight for women's rights
Oct 17, 2017
Nasscom to train girls to use technology to address gender equality issues and avail government servicesThe project will be run by the Indian Public Library Movement, a Nasscom Foundation's initiative in collaboration with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Oct 16, 2017
Gender equality in hockey is a work in progress; women players still given the cold shoulderWhen the Indian junior women’s team won a bronze medal in the 2013 World Cup, the story soon disappeared from the media. In contrast, India’s gold medal in the junior men’s World Cup in 2016 received strong media coverage.
Oct 13, 2017
Saudi Arabia's next revolution: Women taxi driversSaudi women raring to drive once a government ban ends next June signed up for another revolution — to be the kingdom's first women taxi drivers.
Oct 12, 2017
Transgenders break political barriers: Left youth group allows membership to third gender in KeralaIn a first kind of its initiative, Surya and five other transgenders in Kerala’s capital Thiruvananthapuram have been granted membership to the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) and thus giving them strong political backing.
Oct 10, 2017
Saudi woman booked for driving before ban is lifted, police warn citizens to respect lawSaudi police have penalised a woman filmed driving a car, a spokesman said, warning against violations of a ban on female drivers set to be lifted next June.
Oct 01, 2017
Kerala CPM opens its doors to transgenders, adds 'third gender' column in membership formThe Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI), the youth wing of the CPM, has inducted nine members of the transgender community in Kerala.
Sep 28, 2017
Saudi Arabia: Majority of clerics express support for decree allowing women to driveA majority of Saudi Arabia's Council of Senior Ulema religious scholars on Wednesday expressed support for a royal decree allowing women to drive.