“Given that there is such a strong push for digitisation in India, it is important to see who is being left.”
In ‘The Economization of Life’, Michelle Murphy suggests that the entire edifice of modern economics was built to serve a conspiratorial purpose.
A 2011 poll had found Pakistan to be among the three most dangerous countries for women.
Same-sex marriages are legal in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Uruguay, and significant advances have been made to increase access to legal abortions in Argentina, Chile, Mexico City, Colombia, Bolivia and Uruguay.
Amrita’s works, on display at the Kasturbhai Lalbhai Museum in Ahmedabad, adumbrate her strong personality, sexuality and sensibility as a young artist.
From 2005-2012, just 28% of Hollywood movies had a female first lead character while only 19% had a non-white first lead character.
Are CCTV cameras really the best way to keep schools sexual assault-free?
Misogyny is particularly vicious when combined with majoritarian nationalism.
Research found that women’s NGOs had made vital contributions to the success of development projects, but they were easily marginalised and trivialised once those projects got off the ground.
Justice Anthony Kennedy voiced concerns about endorsing discrimination against non-heterosexual people, but also about anti-religious bias.
The matter was listed before a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar which during the brief hearing noted the concern raised by the NGOs, RIT Foundation and the All India Democratic Women’s Association.
CIC Pulls up Delhi Soccer Association for Refusing to Disclose Information in Sexual Harassment Case
The commission has said that the soccer body is a public authority since it receives “substantial funding” from the government and is thus answerable under the RTI Act.
To begin with, its definition of the word ‘transgender’ is wrong.
As of the next legislative elections in 2019, all the lists of candidates for Congress must necessarily alternate male and female candidates.
The election field for the municipal polls saw a striking change this time – the active participation of women and transgender candidates contesting ‘general’ seats.
The data does not support the controversial theory that caste identities matter less in urban areas.
Farida Khan married when she was 12 and became a single mother with two kids at the age of 16. In 2008, she started Pehchan, a coaching centre for young girls who dropped out of school. Khan continues to fight for women’s education despite the mounting financial troubles […]
The convergence of real-life and online activism can help victims of sexual and gender-based violence find creative approaches to telling their stories, including through writing, poetry, dance and music.
According to the study by ActionAid India, not only more women engage in unpaid work as compared to men, they spend two to ten times more time on unpaid work.
If We Can Build Mangalyaan, Why Can’t We Do More in Health Sciences: New WHO Deputy Director General
Taking charge as WHO’s deputy director general in December, India’s Dr Soumya Swaminathan speaks to The Wire about global health, where India stands on medical research and how women can get ahead in the workplace.
The precise number of children bornas a result of sexual violence perpetrated by ISIS fighters is difficult to establish, but in March 2016 it was estimated that there were 31,000 pregnant women living within the caliphate.
The report finds that between 2002 and 2015, Section 67 was the highest used Section in the IT Act after Section 66.
Australians overwhelmingly endorsed legalising same-sex marriage in a postal survey run by the national statistics agency and the bill easily passed the Senate by 43 votes to 12.
A survey has revealed that the gender pay gap in sport is larger than one finds in politics, academia, business and medicine.
Cleared by the censors on appeal, the film urges women to live and fight back after sexual assault.
The proposal for a DNA database has triggered opposition from staffers and member states who provide troops for UN peacekeeping operations. The objection is largely on grounds of privacy protection.
From sexual assaults, violation and denial of health rights to the right to choosing a partner, women activists are taking to the streets, village halls and city auditoriums to demand an end to gender-based violence.
A recent landmark study shedding light on the extent of gender bias in the profession was made possible only because of its reliance on a web forum that allowed economists to remain anonymous.
The UN standards of conduct to help tackle discrimination against LGBTI persons at the workplace can lead to a change in the arena of global LGBTI rights.
Russia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia are becoming some of the most challenging expatriate assignment destinations for multinational firms.
Although the number of Latin American countries that have national policies to protect women has increased, high rates of violence against women persist.
Attacks on women are common to developed and developing countries. Despite attempts to cover them up, they are a daily reality for many women and girls around the world.
Women and girls must be brought as equals into everything that concerns them, and solutions must be planned to end violence with those who have been previously dismissed, sidelined or excluded.
The annual 16 Days of Activism campaign will begin on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and go on until December 10, Human Rights Day.
Sources claim that a Bill to end the practice will be introduced in the winter session of the parliament.
A movement mobilising youth to address issues to end gender-based violence, particularly violence against women and girls.
A House panel had called out the government on its flawed understanding of transgender persons and asked it to promote and safeguard the rights of the marginalised community.
By community, Dalits (70%) had the highest share of 22 year olds employed in the states in 2016.
A civil engineer at IIT Guwahati talks about her research on lightweight concrete.
Sexual assault in the military, which is defined as anything from groping to rape, is believed to be significantly higher than the number of reports.