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    BollywoodMay 28, 2020, 6:32 PM IST

    Vidya Balan's Natkhat to premiere in digital film fest on June 2

    Natkhat, the short film, addresses patriarchy and toxic masculinity while dealing with several other issues like gender inequality, rape culture and domestic violence

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    BollywoodMar 8, 2020, 3:32 PM IST

    Women's Day: Gender prism shifts in Bollywood with inclusive cinema

    While writer-filmmakers such as Sai Paranjype and Kalpana Lajmi in an earlier era changed the testosterone tonality of cinema at the time with films such as "Sparsh" and "Ek Pal", today's writers and filmmakers are using the medium to voice their opinions and aspirations and also to reflect contemporary society.

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    Not For Women OnlyFeb 17, 2020, 3:16 PM IST

    SC Busts Gender Stereotypes, Orders Permanent Commission For Women Army Officers

    The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to grant permanent commission to all women officers in the Army within three months, terming the Centre's argument of physiological limitations and social norms for denying them command posts "disturbing". Let’s find out more about this watershed moment in Indian Army, in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.

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    Not For Women OnlyJan 17, 2020, 2:43 PM IST

    Bengaluru City Police Launch 1st All-Women Motorcycle Brigade

    In an attempt to make the city of Bengaluru a safer place for women and children, the Bengaluru City Police has formed an all-women motorcycle brigade called ‘We For Women’, in partnership with Royal Enfield. The initiative not only aims to improve women's safety in the city but also to break gender stereotypes around male-dominated sectors of society. Let’s find out more about this initiative in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.

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    IndiaDec 30, 2019, 6:36 PM IST

    What India Must Do To Ensure Women Safety In 2020

    In today’s episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer, we take a look at some of the things we as a country must do to make India a safer place for women to work and live.

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    IndiaDec 12, 2019, 6:23 PM IST

    Deepika Padukone's 'Chhapaak' Brings Focus Back On Acid Attacks In India

    The upcoming Deepika Padukone starrer movie Chhapaak, which narrates the heartbreaking story of an acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal, has brought focus back on this new face of gender-based violence in India.

  • Vice President of India Calls Upon the Youth to Work for Ending Social Evils

    PoliticsDec 9, 2019, 2:57 PM IST

    Vice President of India Calls Upon the Youth to Work for Ending Social Evils

    The Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu called upon the youth to take a vow to put an end to social evils such as discrimination based on gender, caste, and disrespect to women by leading the nation towards equality. Expressing concern over the erosion of values in the society, especially in the context of the recent atrocities against women, the Vice President opined that mere a Bill or an Act was not sufficient to act as a deterrent to crimes against women. He stressed the need for a change of Mindset in people to arrest such tendencies and incidents.

  • Vice President of India Calls For Action To Address Gender Inequality In Journalism

    PoliticsNov 29, 2019, 6:20 PM IST

    Vice President of India Calls For Action To Address Gender Inequality In Journalism

    The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu on 28th November called for ending the gender discrimination and ensuring safety security, and dignity of the women. Speaking at the Silver Jubilee Celebrations of Indian Women Press Corps, he said that it was the collective responsibility of the governments, media and civil society to ensure that women were made equal partners in the developmental process of the nation.

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    IndiaNov 21, 2019, 4:44 PM IST

    How India's 1st Transgender Newsreader Is Breaking Societal Stereotypes

    Today on World Television Day, let’s take a look at how Padmini Prakash, India’s first transgender newsreader, broke gender stereotype to become a popular face in Tamil Nadu and a prominent voice for the neglected community.

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    Other SportsNov 14, 2019, 10:21 AM IST

    Indian sprinter Dutee Chand named in ‘TIME 100 Next’ list; says ‘will continue to fight for rights of young girls’

    'I am delighted to receive this recognition from the TIME. I believe in gender equality. I will continue to fight for the rights of young girls and women in sports as well as in the larger society,' Dutee Chand said

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    Other SportsOct 19, 2019, 4:02 PM IST

    Mary Kom not 'scared' to face Nikhat Zareen in Olympic qualifiers

    Boxer Mary Kom has iterated that she is not scared to face Nikhat Zareen. BFI now has decided to call a selection committee meeting next week to discuss Zareen's plea. Mary Kom said there should be gender equality in the selection criteria. 

  • 60% Of Children Adopted In India Are Girls

    IndiaOct 11, 2019, 3:39 PM IST

    60% Of Children Adopted In India Are Girls

    The great Indian obsession for male child seems to be declining, if the latest figures of adoptions in India are taken into consideration. Adoption data spanning the last 4 years indicate that Indian couples want to bring home a baby girl, even if it means waiting for as long as 6 years. 

  • PAN Data Indicates Women Empowerment In India

    BusinessSep 27, 2019, 3:13 PM IST

    PAN Data Indicates Women Empowerment In India

    Over the last five years, India has traveled a long way in bridging the gender gap, especially in economic activities and financial transactions. As per the data from the Income Tax Department, the rate of growth in the number of women PAN i.e. Permanent Account Number holders is greater than the rate of growth for men.

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    IndiaAug 4, 2019, 5:28 PM IST

    UN report claims women journalists in India denied fair share

    According to a UN report entitled “Gender Inequality in Indian Media” which stated that women journalists are still denied their fair share, 26.3% top jobs were held by women at online portals, while TV channels employed 20.9% and magazines 13.6% women in leadership positions


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    IndiaAug 1, 2019, 8:28 PM IST

    Lok Sabha passes POCSO Amendment Bill providing death penalty for child abuse

    The POCSO Amendment Bill that was already approved by the Rajya Sabha, defines child pornography and also makes it a punishable offense. Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani said this Bill aims at making offences against children gender neutral