Union Minister of state for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has said that the society must treat sons and daughters as equal and not discriminate between them on the basis of gender.
India has told the UN that an enabling use of information and communication technology (ICTs) tools in advancing gender equality and empowerment of women will be a "game changer" in the development process and help overcome the digital divide.
World leaders on Monday pledged to ramp up action to achieve gender equality by 2030, but some women`s rights activists were impatient with new promises after sluggish progress made in the past 20 years.
The United Nations closed its "Barbershop Conference" on Thursday with prominent male diplomats - and a 13-year-old boy - pledging to recruit men and boys to advance gender equality and end violence against women.
Shah Rukh Khan, who was seen dancing with a women police officer in Kolkata, Monday said it was not about the uniform but about a lady in a uniform and such distinction between men and women was "silly".