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'More women killed in gender violence than armed conflicts in ...

Gender-based violence is emerging as one of the deadliest forms of violence in Asia and it has killed more women than armed conflicts in some parts of the region, an expert on conflict said on Friday, calling for more attention to the issue. Researcher ... Deccan Herald, 1 week ago

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Close gender gap to reduce inequality: Lagarde

Closing the gender gap in every aspect of economy is the most efficient way to reduce inequalities, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said today."The most efficient way to reduce the inequalities would be to actually close the gender gap between men and women, and ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

Why Secret Superstar is BIGGER than Dangal

'Both films are about the empowerment of the girl child. Both try to put a spotlight on the issue of gender equality.' 'The difference is, in Dangal, the lead character is still a man. It is Mahavir’s dream that is being fulfilled.' 'But Secret Superstar is driven by a female character.' Aamir Khan tells Urvi Parikh why his next release is probably one of the most important films he has made.  IMAGE: Aamir Khan in Secret Superstar Stars are averse to meeting journalists on Sunday ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

One hour of exercise per week may prevent depression: study

Exercising for just an hour every week can prevent the risk of depression, regardless of gender or age, according to a study published today.Researchers, including those from Black Dog Institute in Australia, found that even small amounts of exercise can ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago Prevent depression with just an hour of exercise a week  Business Standard2 weeks ago

PIL seeks to replace rape laws with gender-neutral versions

A petition filed in the Delhi High Court (HC) has sought replacement of the current rape laws with their gender neutral versions. The PIL, filed by Sanjjiiv Kkumaar, has suggested that India did have gender-neutral rape laws for 58 days — from February ...
 DNA3 weeks ago

Students join hands to bring back girl student dropouts

In an order circulated to the heads of the schools, the department accepted a huge gender gap in the higher education as girls students, particularly in rural areas, abandon studies for marriage and other family reasons.
 DNA1 month ago

Gender stereotypes are firmly rooted by age 10: WHO study

The study included 450 early adolescents matched with a parent or guardian Last Updated at September 20, 2017 23:06 IST
 Business Standard1 month ago

BJP yet to crack the gender equality equation

Even with the elevation of Nirmala Sitharaman as defence minister, the BJP still needs to redress the gender imbalance and fill the 33 per cent quota in posts, reports Radhika Ramaseshan. IMAGE: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on board a Mirage fighter during her visit to the Air Force Station in Gwalior on September 14, 2017. Photograph: @nsitharaman/Twitter Women’s empowerment is passé. In the Bharatiya Janata Part, the new catchline is ‘gender equality’.
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'Reservation at school level creates an inclusive society'

'Younger children don't really distinguish based on class, gender, income and so on.' IMAGE: 'There is an opportunity for children to form friendships across barriers. It is the best stage to make children more inclusive generationally,' says Tarun Cherukuri. Photograph: Reuters Can the reservation of seats for economically weaker sections in private unaided schools bridge the gaps we see in our society? Can it make it more inclusive? Is there a psychological cost that children from ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Women dying from heart attack nearly halved in two decades: Study

Good news! A study has recently found that the gender gap in death from heart attack has reduced to half over the past two decades particularly in younger women.The findings suggested that in-hospital mortality of patients with an acute heart attack fell by ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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