Fund cuts, scarcity of guides and death of literature are making gender studies increasingly difficult in India. This at a time when international organisations and MNCs have gender sensitivity in their programmes
At a time when politicians like Jacinda Arden of New Zealand are transforming world opinion, Indian politicians remain in the grip of men who refuse to share the limelight with women. But there are minor exceptions in Odisha and Bengal, says Krishna Menon
The delay in implementing the Women's Reservation Bill even after 23 years it was mooted is a clear indication that men hate to share spotlight with the fairer sex in Indian politics. Will that ever change?
In an age where people stuck in their ways and traditions are holding the world back by refusing to acknowledge changing climate and social norms, this was a refreshing instance of using an age-old tradition to move the world forward.
The landmark reform erodes the longstanding guardianship system that renders women permanently as legal minors and allows their 'guardians' -- husband, father and other male relatives -- to exercise arbitrary authority over them.
According to the research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the UK, recognition of Indian women's roles in both agriculture and domestic work is key to improving household nutrition outcomes.