Wednesday, June 19, 2013
India contributes $1 mn to UN Women
India has made a USD million contribution to the core voluntary budget of United Nations Entity for ...
Bollywood supports US playwright Eve Ensler`s gender justice fight
American playwright and activist Eve Ensler, currently in India to gather support for her global mov...
Egypt Constitution draft removes ‘women equality’ clause
Many Egyptian are unhappy about a draft Constitution as it removed a clause that specifically guaran...
Gender-sensitive Parliament can tackle social problems: Pranab
President Pranab Mukherjee pointed out that women`s representation in the Indian Parliament was lowe...
Nandita Das to direct play on inequalities in the society
After making short films and a movie, actress Nandita Das is now directing a play that focuses on in...
Sudan: After 5 months, 5 Turkish engineers freed
The men had been working on a water project in North Darfur when they were abducted by armed men.
Darfur`s strongest rebel group elects new chief
Last month, Sudanese government forces killed Khalil Ibrahim, head of the Justice and Equality Movem...
`Darfur rebel leader`s death hampers peace effort`
In December, Sudanese Army killed Khalil Ibrahim, head of the most militarily powerful rebel group, ...
Non-traditional family roles encourage gender equality
Non-traditional family roles in heterosexual couples could cause changes in marital relationships th...
Aniston seeks ‘equality, generosity and awesomeness’ in a relationship
Jennifer Aniston has revealed the qualities she seeks in a relationship, with “equality, generosity ...
Higher gender equality means more sex: Study
A new global research has shown that people have more sex in countries with higher gender equality.
Actress Kamala Lopez defends women`s rights
Actress and filmmaker Kamala Lopez, a staunch defender of women`s rights, has become actively involv...
Delhi: HC notice on plea against parole guidelines
The Delhi High Court on Friday issued a notice to the city government on a plea challenging the co...
Gaga tears up as gay soldier thanks her for joining equality fight
Pop superstar Lady Gaga has revealed that she broke into tears after a gay soldier approached her an...
Big B bats for children equality
Big B bats for equal treatment for male, female children.
50% reservation for women will bring gender equality: Jayant
Maharashtra Rural Development Minister Jayant Patil on Tuesday said the women`s reservation bill for...
Looking Ahead: Shakti for Women
Equality will set in when the society accepts that women have the same standing as men.
African-Americans in US fall in equality index: Report
Blacks trail whites the most in the areas of economics and social justice.
Age of Equality: Who pays on the first date?
More than half of British women pay for themselves on a first date, even though men still want to pa...
Obama vows to pursue fight for women`s equality
US Prez pledged to continue fight to help women get fair wages, escape poverty & compete in acad...
UN statistics show women`s equality still a dream
There are 57 million more men than women globally, the UN said in a report.
Gender equality: India ranks 112; Pak among last 3
Iceland, Norway and Finland topped the WEF annual gender gap index.
UN announces new agency for women
UN announced a new agency - UN Women - aimed at promoting equality for women.
Teachers should consider equality and inclusiveness of educational system: PM
PM says empowerment of teachers must include opportunity for them to share policy perspectives.
UN approves new body to promote women`s equality
A single UN agency has been approved to promote equality for women.
Bill for gender equality in Guardians Act, Hindu Adoption Act
A bill was on Thursday introduced in the Rajya Sabha to bring gender equality in the Guardians and ...
Cuban Prez ready to talk with US under conditions of equality
Cuban President Raul Castro has confirmed that his government is ready to talk with the US about any...
India low in man-woman equality index: WEF
India may be world`s second fastest growing economy but figures at the bottom of man-woman equality ...
Oz opposition disagrees with placement of women into forces
In the backdrop of Australia planning to shed gender inequality in defence forces, the country`s opp...
`Bhutan committed to improving the status of women`
In the aftermath of its historic transition to a democratic constitutional monarchy, Bhutan on Frida...
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