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MDG Report 2014: India among worst performers in poverty reduction, maternal death and sanitation

Author(s): Moushumi Sharma  Date:Jul 9, 2014 Report shows good progress in areas like poverty alleviation and access to clean water and controlling diseases like TB, Malaria Some MDG targets, such as increasing access to sanitation and reducing child and maternal mortality… Continue Reading →

Gender Equality in Veda: ”Oh God, Bless us with a male child; give the female child else where” #Vaw

Disappearing… KALPANA SHARMA The HinduNo empowerment here. Photo: Paul Noronha TOPICS human interest Where have all the girls gone in a country full of men? Mumbai’s taxi drivers are repositories of earthy wisdom. They come from all parts of the… Continue Reading →

Working with masculinities #Gender #Vaw #Womenrights

HARSH MANDER The HinduGender equality will make the world kinder, less violent, and less demanding for men as well. TOPICS social issue abusive behaviour social issues (general) Gender equality will make the world kinder, less violent, and less demanding for… Continue Reading →

AIR could lead by adopting gender-related strategies for Radio #womenrights

You are here: Home » In Perspective » Who’ll cast first vote for equality? Who’ll cast first vote for equality? Ammu Joseph, Feb 12, 2014 : (February 13) is World Radio Day and it’s time to take stock of where radio stands in terms… Continue Reading →

India: Sterlisation by default: Where’s choice in family planning? #Vaw #Womenrights

Leena Uppal Aug 23, 2013 Odisha is a specific instance where the state continues to piggyback on female sterilisation to meet its development agenda, writes Leena Uppal. Khurda: World Population Day was marked by much fanfare in Odisha this year,… Continue Reading →

Our bodies, our selves #womenrights #gender #Vaw

      NILANJANA S. ROY, The Hindu   Until we embrace the idea of consent in all relationships, including marriage, there can be no gender equality. Its absence makes discussions on sexual abuse meaningless   The man who was… Continue Reading →

International Women’s day- We are One Woman: A Song #Video #Womensday

From China to Costa Rica, from Mali to Malaysia, acclaimed singers and musicians, women and men, have come together to spread a message of unity and solidarity: We are “One Woman“. Launching on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2013, the… Continue Reading →

Promoting Gender Equality through Education in India #womenrights

  Rebecca Winthrop | January 15, 2013 2:25pm, brooking.edu Protests continue in India, weeks after the horrific gang-rape of a 23-year old university student on December 16th and her subsequent death two weeks later – and rightly so, the incident itself was… Continue Reading →

Couples who share the housework are more likely to divorce, #wtfstudy #wtfnews

    Divorce rates are far higher among “modern” couples who share the housework than in those where the woman does the lion’s share of the chores, a Norwegian study has found. The report found the divorce rate among couples… Continue Reading →

UNESCO: Launch of World Atlas of Gender Equality in Education

To mark International Women’s Day, UNESCO and the UIS have jointly released the World Atlas of Gender Equality in Education, which includes over 120 maps, charts and tables featuring a wide range of sex-disaggregated indicators. The vivid presentation of information… Continue Reading →

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