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Feb 01, 2019
Panels or 'manels'? A study highlights poor representation of women in debates, discussions on TV news channelsA month long media study of 28 TV channels in India undertaken by members of the Network of Women in Media India found that only 13.6 percent women are part of panel discussions on TV news channels.
Jan 31, 2019
Union Budget 2019: Children welfare, social sector suffer as new revenue sharing pattern puts additional burden on statesThere is a declining priority towards social sectors and child budgeting; while expenditure on children has declined from 22% of total expenditure in 2013-14 to 20.84% in general category states in 2016-17, it fell from 22.46% in 2013-14 to 21.16% in 2016-17 in the case of special category states
Jan 28, 2019
SC Judges AK Sikri, DY Chandrachud reiterate need for strong gender rights, democracy; say country facing ‘disturbing inequalities’Addressing the gathering, Justice Sikri called for the need to "uphold the law and Constitution and save democracy" at a time when its values were "at stake" the world over
Jan 25, 2019
Kerala govt 'duty-bound' to implement Supreme Court's verdict on Sabarimala, says Governor P SathasivamIn his customary policy address marking the beginning of the 14th session of the Kerala Assembly in Thiruvananthapuram, he said the state government had stood for gender equality, social justice and the dignity of toiling masses.
Jan 02, 2019
India can't achieve 8% annual GDP growth without reducing income and gender inequality and improving healthcareIndia is one of the most unequal countries in the world, with the top 10 percent controlling 55 percent of the total wealth against 31 percent in 1980, according to the 2018 World Inequality report.
Jan 01, 2019
Triple talaq is a matter of gender equality, Sabarimala temple issue is related to tradition: Narendra ModiPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that while triple talaq is a matter of gender equality, entry of women in Sabarimala is related to tradition.
Dec 21, 2018
Himachal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu lead performers in NITI Aayog's sustainable development goals indexThe index took into account 13 out of 17 goals specified by United Nation's as SDGs and left out four goals because of lack of data at the state level.
Dec 17, 2018
Army chief Bipin Rawat's flights of logic on women in combat roles reveal sexist assumptions, double standardsI wish my flights of hyperbole had been as enjoyable as army chief Bipin Rawat’s recent flights of logic on women in combat roles.
Dec 15, 2018
Bipin Rawat lists maternity leave, responsibilities towards children as reasons why army isn't ready for women in combat rolesRawat said, "Do I put a restriction on her to say that in that command tenure, you will not be given maternity leave? If I say that, there will be a ruckus created."
Nov 17, 2018
Sabarimala row: Trupti Desai's attempt to enter temple indeed a 'grave provocation', but only to status quoOnly the ladies and their guerilla forces such as Trupti Desai need to be questioned on whether they have maintained abstinence and are carrying the irumudikettu. The men beating up women apparently come with the factory setting of ‘faith in deity’.