As the country was debating a recent gender sensitivity manual issued by NCERT, Kerala government has come up with unisex (gender neutral) uniforms for its students.
Ashar Najmi’s Urdu novel explores the complex perception of gender roles, gender identity and the ubiquitous unitary sexual orientation in the literary framework.
The 2021 Opportunity Index Report by LinkedIn highlights that more than 40% of women have reportedly been affected by the unnatural development of dual workload.
The International Olympic Committee added 18 new events to the Tokyo Games in a push toward gender equity
According to the data, the government is "the most diversified administration in history," with only a little salary disparity between males and women on staff.
The Covid-19 crisis amplified pre-existing gender gaps and the asymmetric power-relations between men and women. And this has a major impact on health and nutrition.
Among India's neighbours, Bangladesh ranked 65, Nepal 106, Pakistan 153, Afghanistan 156, Bhutan 130 and Sri Lanka 116.
In India, 3 out of 4 women don’t work, although literacy rates have steadily increased. Can skilling, life and learning support and guaranteeing jobs change that?
On near-daily basis, women have to strike constant balance between work at home and work ‘outside’ and thus, they are disproportionately afflicted with time-poverty.
What are some of the ways through which biases — both internal and institutionalised — impact women at work? And what can we do about them?
In an interview with Outlook, actress Divya Dutta talks about her role in Sheer Qorma, a love story about two queer women.
The connection between safety and access to jobs is one that requires all stakeholders to consider who occupies space, and how. This is partly because the number of women we end up seeing in public spaces do it after adjusting to certain expectations and conditions.
There is a need to recognize the extent to which Coronavirus pandemic affects women and men differently in order to understand how health emergency affects different individuals and communities.
With time as more and more women are integrated into the force, attitudes might change. When the same men go back to their villages, they might just begin to look at their wives, mothers and sisters differently.
The subjugation and domination owing to women’s body is a passé, said Zakia Soman, women rights activist.
It is unfortunate that triple Talaq Bill law did not pass with a unanimous vote in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
In a country where the air women breathe is unsafe, both literally and figuratively, there are enough cultural cues preventing women from having the same public and social lives as men.
Sachin Tendulkar also presented Neha and Jyoti with a scholarship to cover their educational and professional needs
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.