Gender Inequality

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American women's national team seek more than $66 million in damages from US Soccer over gender discrimination
Sports

American women's national team seek more than $66 million in damages from US Soccer over gender discrimination

Players on the US women's national team are seeking more than $66 million in damages as part of their gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation

Universal Health Coverage Part 2: How India can fight non-communicable diseases
Health

Universal Health Coverage Part 2: How India can fight non-communicable diseases

While conducting more research into women’s health issues is important, it is equally important to bolster the professional lives of women health workers.

Universal Health Coverage part 1: Why women’s health and women workers need more focus right now
Health

Universal Health Coverage part 1: Why women’s health and women workers need more focus right now

Women and children form a large part of the world’s poverty-stricken population of 767 million and are unable to gain access to healthcare facilities.

Aamir Khan shares Kiran Rao's short films: Didn't know it was possible to tell stories in 10 seconds
Entertainment

Aamir Khan shares Kiran Rao's short films: Didn't know it was possible to tell stories in 10 seconds

Kiran Rao has made the short films for Facebook's Thumbstoppers initiative, launched in May to push out creative short-form mobile video advertisements.

Arjun Kapoor lobbies for fair depiction of Bollywood's leading ladies by media: 'It's high time equality begins in headlines'
Entertainment

Arjun Kapoor lobbies for fair depiction of Bollywood's leading ladies by media: 'It's high time equality begins in headlines'

Arjun Kapoor pointed out how there needs to be gender equality in news headlines, referring to an article that only named the male leads of the films the article was about.

World Water Day 2019: Water crisis’ disproportionate toll on women can no longer be ignored
India

World Water Day 2019: Water crisis’ disproportionate toll on women can no longer be ignored

Pictures of women carrying pots may be beautiful and widespread in popular culture, but it is a crime and outrage in the 21st century that women are girls are still carrying 20 litres on their heads for kilometres every day.

Mizoram Assembly polls: State sees highest women candidates in its history, yet female representation remains low
Politics

Mizoram Assembly polls: State sees highest women candidates in its history, yet female representation remains low

With just 15 women among the 200 candidates contesting the Mizoram Assembly polls, women's representation in politics is among the lowest in the northeastern state

In Rajasthan villages, a couple's initiative to introduce free bus service for girls drives change, boosts school enrolment
India

In Rajasthan villages, a couple's initiative to introduce free bus service for girls drives change, boosts school enrolment

In Rajasthan's Kotpuli, many parents hesitate to send their daughters to schools and colleges. A free bus service for girls is changing that.

Manto director Nandita Das disappointed that #Metoo and Time's Up didn't create as many ripples in Bollywood
Entertainment

Manto director Nandita Das disappointed that #Metoo and Time's Up didn't create as many ripples in Bollywood

Nandita das talks about Bollywood stereotyping women, the lack of voices supporting Time's Up and #MeToo movements in the industry

Kathua, Unnao rape cases: Death penalty is reactionary step, urgent need is to address regressive, victim-blaming culture
India

Kathua, Unnao rape cases: Death penalty is reactionary step, urgent need is to address regressive, victim-blaming culture

The government responded to protests over the Kathua and Unnao rape cases by introducing harsher punishments. But it is social mindsets that must change.

The 'impurity' of women; or how men preserve their stranglehold over sacred institutions
Life

The 'impurity' of women; or how men preserve their stranglehold over sacred institutions

In India, women continue to be left out when it comes to religious rites, entering some temples and making the rules | #FirstCulture

Photography project Girl Gaze portrays harsh realities faced by Punjabi women in India, the UK
Life

Photography project Girl Gaze portrays harsh realities faced by Punjabi women in India, the UK

Girl Gaze features the work of 2 Indian and 2 British women photographers, who point their lens at the gender inequality in the Punjabi community | #FirstCulture

India's meta-preference for sons led to 21 million unwanted girls, says 'pink' Economic Survey: Punjab, Haryana worst offenders
India

India's meta-preference for sons led to 21 million unwanted girls, says 'pink' Economic Survey: Punjab, Haryana worst offenders

The pink-coloured Economic Survey observed that the adverse sex ratio of females to males has led to 63 million "missing" women.

Bandhan Tod app saves Bihar teenagers from child marriage after girl sends out distress message
India

Bandhan Tod app saves Bihar teenagers from child marriage after girl sends out distress message

schoolgirl in a Bihar village sent out a distress message through a mobile app that saved her from becoming a victim of child marriage

Gender inequality widening after decades of slow progress: World Economic Forum
World

Gender inequality widening after decades of slow progress: World Economic Forum

A decade of slow progress towards better parity between the sexes has screeched to a halt, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said on Wednesday.

Uber: An uncomfortable ride that highlights the gender inequality prevalent in start-ups today
News & Analysis

Uber: An uncomfortable ride that highlights the gender inequality prevalent in start-ups today

It is appalling to see that even in Silicon Valley where some of the brightest minds work, issues like gender inequality still exist.

Gender inequality in cyberspace: only one in four Facebook users in India is a woman
News & Analysis

Gender inequality in cyberspace: only one in four Facebook users in India is a woman

While women tend to outnumber men in social media platforms the world over, they constitute just 24 per cent of total Facebook users in India.

Why did Trupti Desai's much touted march to Haji Ali Dargah fizzle out?
India

Why did Trupti Desai's much touted march to Haji Ali Dargah fizzle out?

Trupti Desai who initially planned to enter the Dargah's sanctum sanctorum, changed her mind instead

Trupti Desai in Haji Ali Dargah but won't enter sanctum sanctorum
Mumbai

Trupti Desai in Haji Ali Dargah but won't enter sanctum sanctorum

Trupti Desai's plans to enter the Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai has caught the unwanted attention of Haji Rafat Hussain