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Delhi Queer Pride Parade: Hundreds march seeking 'a life without fear'

Updated : Nov 27, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

Delhi Queer Pride Parade: Hundreds march seeking 'a life without fear'

Draped in rainbow colours, hundreds of people on Sunday marched in the heart of the national capital for the 9th Queer Pride Parade to show solidarity with the LGBTQ community in making a united call for equality of gender and sexuality and seeking "a life without fear". #Homosexuality #Gender equality #Section 377 #homophobia #LGBTQ #LGBTQ community #Delhi Queer Pride Parade
PM Modi calls for encouraging involvement of women in disaster risk management

Updated : Nov 03, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

PM Modi calls for encouraging involvement of women in disaster risk management

Outlining a 10-point agenda for renewing efforts for disaster risk reduction, PM Narendra Modi stressed on encouraging involvement of women volunteers. #India #TheySaidIt #Women #Gender equality #disaster management #Women empowerment #PM Narendra Modi
Women have to wait 170 years to share equal pay cheques with men: Global gender gap report

Updated : Oct 26, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : World

Women have to wait 170 years to share equal pay cheques with men: Global gender gap report

While talks of bridging the gap between men and women have gotten stronger, the world has slowed down in closing it, suggest data. It would take at another 170 years to bridge the gender gap in terms of pay and workforce, says a new report published by the World Economic Forum on October 25. #India #Nepal #World Economic Forum #Education #Gender equality #Bolivia #economic #rawanda #Global Gender Gap Report 2016 #health and survival #econmic opportunity #political empowerment
Uniform civil code: Do we need polygamy, common ground for divorce, asks Law Commission

Updated : Oct 13, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : India

Uniform civil code: Do we need polygamy, common ground for divorce, asks Law Commission

The Law Commission of India sought for a public vote on the implementation of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the country. It released a questionnaire on Friday, 7, October, 2016 that can be filled out by anybody and sent back within 45 days. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Gender equality #Uniform Civil Code #Law Commission of India #triple talaq #Muslim laws #Muslim Personal Law Board #Justice BS Chauhan #Hindu laws #Christian laws
Govt to oppose triple talaq practice in Supreme Court on grounds of women's rights

Updated : Sep 18, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

Govt to oppose triple talaq practice in Supreme Court on grounds of women's rights

The Centre will be opposing in the Supreme Court the triple talaq practice on the grounds of women's rights. #Feminism #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Gender equality #Women's rights #Uniform Civil Code #triple talaq
Sheryl Sandberg tells us why tech needs women at the 'Women in Product' community event

Updated : Sep 15, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : World

Sheryl Sandberg tells us why tech needs women at the 'Women in Product' community event

Sheryl Sandberg was among many senior women product managers who attended the Women in product event, a first of its kind conference held by women, for women. #facebook #Technology #Gender equality #Sheryl Sandberg Facebook COO #lean in together #Women in Product #facebook hq
Grave issue: How an important technicality influenced the landmark Haji Ali ruling

Updated : Sep 10, 2016

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Category : Life

Grave issue: How an important technicality influenced the landmark Haji Ali ruling

Women were not allowed into the sanctum sanctorum of the Haji Ali Dargah as it is considered a 'sin' for them to visit graves. But here's the thing: the remains of Pir Haji Ali Shah were never interred at the spot, which means the Dargah could not be considered a tomb. #Gender equality #Haji Ali Dargah #Haji Ali Bombay High Court petition #FWeekend #Haji Ali Bombay High Court ruling #right to worship
Sabarimala and the right to worship: We need a better solution than forced temple entry

Updated : Sep 03, 2016

By : Gita Aravamudan

Category : Life

Sabarimala and the right to worship: We need a better solution than forced temple entry

In a situation like Sabarimala's, there has to be a nuanced argument and a properly worked out solution. Forced temple entry can never result in a proper solution. #Kerala #Gender equality #Sabarimala #FWeekend #Ayappa #Trupti Desai #Haji Ali verdict #right to worship #Ready To Wait
Aishwaryaa Dhanush: By 2030, we should be able to achieve gender equality

Updated : Aug 30, 2016

By : Latha Srinivasan

Category : Bollywood

Aishwaryaa Dhanush: By 2030, we should be able to achieve gender equality

Filmmaker Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Dhanush's new role is that of UN Women’s Advocate for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in India #Rajinikanth #UN Women #Gender equality #Dhanush #Women's empowerment #Aishwaryaa Dhanush
Haji Ali Dargah: Bombay HC's landmark ruling is a step closer to an equal world

Updated : Aug 26, 2016

By : Zakia Soman Noorjehan Niaz

Category : India

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