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Football Equal-pay: United States Soccer Federation Sets Standard With Milestone Agreements

Football Equal-pay: United States Soccer Federation Sets Standard With Milestone Agreements

US Soccer, under the agreements, will become "the first Federation in the world to equalize FIFA World Cup prize money" awarded to the teams.

19 May 2022
PepsiCo-USAID Awards 6 Women Farmers In Bengal For Breaking Gender Stereotypes

PepsiCo-USAID Awards 6 Women Farmers In Bengal For Breaking Gender Stereotypes

It said that under the programme, more than 1,000 women have been trained in potato agronomy and sustainable farming practices, with a goal of reaching 500...

13 May 2022

The First All-Women Expedition To Kilimanjaro Aims To Highlight Gender Inequalities In The Outdoor Industry

The expedition - a collaboration between Irish high-altitude trekking company Earth’s Edge and Galz Gone Wild - will be led by female porters and guides from...

He Is A Doctor, She A Nurse: How Language Carries Gender Bias Into Algorithms, Perpetuates Status Quo

He Is A Doctor, She A Nurse: How Language Carries Gender Bias Into Algorithms, Perpetuates Status Quo

In a society that is heavily becoming dependent on big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning systems, it is crucial to ensure that this data comes...

07 May 2022

Book Review: Faith, Gender, and Activism in the Punjab Conflict

Baljit Kaur is a trailblazer, but also a woman—like too many of our mothers and grandmothers—whose decades-long contributions have received scant...

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21 April 2022
Balancing Out The Gender Equity Equation, Smartly

Balancing Out The Gender Equity Equation, Smartly

In a sector known for its colossal gender skill gap, OBLU Select Lobigili resort in the Maldives has taken conscious steps to have 85 per cent women in its...


19 April 2022
Balancing out the gender equity equation, smartly

Balancing out the gender equity equation, smartly

In a sector known for its colossal gender skill gap, OBLU Select Lobigili resort in the Maldives has taken conscious steps to have 85% women in its workforce


07 April 2022
A Better World For Women Means A Better World For All

A Better World For Women Means A Better World For All

‘Safe Cities for Women’, a campaign for gender-responsive public services, has been launched by young women across several cities of India. As we celebrate...


28 March 2022
A New Girl Superhero 'Dabung Girl' Is Fighting For Gender Equality In India

A New Girl Superhero 'Dabung Girl' Is Fighting For Gender Equality In India

Dabung Girl's comic books address difficult themes such as child protection as well as essential topics of encouraging girls to participate in sports and...


18 March 2022
Is India Inc Getting Ready To Welcome Gender Diversity

Is India Inc Getting Ready To Welcome Gender Diversity

The transgender community is trying to find its India Inc. Companies claim to profess inclusive policies, but acceptability in a corporate environment is a...


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15 March 2022
Seeing Women As Homemakers Patriarchal Mindset, Says SC

Seeing Women As Homemakers Patriarchal Mindset, Says SC

The top court said that the true aim of achieving substantive equality must be fulfilled by the State in recognizing the persistent patterns of discrimination...


09 March 2022
Meet WHO Africa's First Woman Leader Defending Continent From Covid-19

Meet WHO Africa's First Woman Leader Defending Continent From Covid-19

Where shattering the glass ceiling is considered, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti is no stranger. Meet the first woman to ever lead the WHO's regional office in Africa.


08 March 2022
Marriage Age For Women Likely To Be Raised To 21 Years: Report

Marriage Age For Women Likely To Be Raised To 21 Years: Report

To bring parity between girls and boys, the government is thinking of raising the age for women to marry to 21 years from 18 now, says PM Modi.


08 March 2022
Technology Bridging The Gender Gap in Financial Inclusion

Technology Bridging The Gender Gap in Financial Inclusion

The world is taking the essential efforts to increase financial inclusion . Financial inclusion is viewed as a critical enabler for reducing extreme poverty...


08 March 2022
International Women's Day: These Female Bikers are Smashing Gender Stereotypes

International Women's Day: These Female Bikers are Smashing Gender Stereotypes

Quashing gender norms, these female bikers have created a stir in the biking circuit 


08 March 2022
Indian Corporates Keep Women Out Of Company Boards, Finds Study

Indian Corporates Keep Women Out Of Company Boards, Finds Study

A Deloitte report reveals that women only hold 17.1% board seats in India, a trend which is not at variance with what happens in other countries


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26 February 2022
Women SHGs: Accelerate Progress on SDGs

Women SHGs: Accelerate Progress on SDGs

As per NITI Aayog's SDG India Index 2021, #Chhattisgarh is No.1 state on Gender Equality and amongst the Top 10 states on Decent Work and Economic Growth...


07 February 2022
Gaali Bandh Ghar: A Fight Against The Misogyny Of Cuss Words

Gaali Bandh Ghar: A Fight Against The Misogyny Of Cuss Words

Women are often defined on the basis of their relationship with men. And cuss words in all languages reflect this disparity.


11 February 2022
Slut Shaming, Misogyny: Modus Operandi Of ‘Progressive’ Schools

Slut Shaming, Misogyny: Modus Operandi Of ‘Progressive’ Schools

The so-called ‘progressive’ English medium schools in India are the breeding grounds of elite-class misogyny and sexism.


22 November 2021
Kerala Govt School Introduces Gender Neutral Uniform

Kerala Govt School Introduces Gender Neutral Uniform

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...


16 October 2021
Uss Ne Kaha Tha: A Gripping Extrusion Of Gender Binary

Uss Ne Kaha Tha: A Gripping Extrusion Of Gender Binary

Ashar Najmi’s Urdu novel explores the complex perception of gender roles, gender identity and the ubiquitous unitary sexual orientation in the literary...


01 October 2021
Pedagogy Of The Oppressed: When Caste, Gender, Women’s Movement Were All 'Out Of Syllabus'

Pedagogy Of The Oppressed: When Caste, Gender, Women’s Movement Were All 'Out Of Syllabus'

Draupadi’s tribe increases by the day. There are many injustices, a lot of pain and violence out there.


11 September 2021
Arunachal Women’s Dilemma: Marry ‘Outsider’, Lose Property Rights

Arunachal Women’s Dilemma: Marry ‘Outsider’, Lose Property Rights

A proposed bill aimed at gender equality divides opinion in the Northeast state


30 August 2021
An Indefinite Pandemic: Tracing The Covid Impact On India’s Female Workforce

An Indefinite Pandemic: Tracing The Covid Impact On India’s Female Workforce

The 2021 Opportunity Index Report by LinkedIn highlights that more than 40% of women have reportedly been affected by the unnatural development of dual...


22 July 2021
Tokyo Olympic Games Boast Equal Gender Participation For First Time

Tokyo Olympic Games Boast Equal Gender Participation For First Time

The International Olympic Committee added 18 new events to the Tokyo Games in a push toward gender equity


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