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Sunday, May 26, 2013
Google Glass draws attention to gender issues in tech world
Google has begun testing an Explorer Edition of the glasses, which overlay digital information in th...
Shabana to speak on gender issues at CISF concleve
Noted actor Shabana Azmi will speak on issues related to gender sensitisation and women security at ...
Nitish for education of girls to eradicate social evils
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday advocated quality education for girls to make women the ...
HRD ministry advises states to promote gender sensitisation
THe HRD ministry has advised state governments to promote gender sensitisation by re-examining text ...
Rape a tool for subjugating women: Justice Gita Mittal
Rape and gender-based violence are tools used to subjugate women, Justice Gita Mittal of the Delhi H...
CBSE to offer Human Rights, Gender Studies course
The CBSE has decided to offer elective course on Human Rights and Gender Studies at higher secondary...
Empowering women can tackle gender disparity: Prez
President Pranab Mukherkjee on Monday said here that gender disparity can be tackled only through ec...
`Politicians reinforcing gender bias should be disqualified`
Justice JS Verma Committee has recommended framing of laws to disqualify politicians who issue state...
HC directs UP govt for quick disposal of gender based crimes
Allahabad HC directed the govt counsel to seek instructions from it on a PIL seeking direction to ta...
Saudi`s top cleric warns against mixing of genders
Saudi Arabia`s top cleric on Friday warned against the mixing of the genders as the kingdom prepares...
CBSE to introduce gender studies in schools
CBSE has decided to introduce `human rights and gender studies` for students from the coming academi...
Police personnel to be taught gender sensitisation
Delhi Police personnel will now be imparted special lessons on gender sensitisation and how to inves...
J&K to strengthen laws against gender crimes
The Jammu and Kashmir government plans to bring in changes in the state`s laws against sexual offenc...
Look closely at systemic flaws to empower fairer sex: Tirath
Gender mainstreaming and development is a priority goal for gvernment, Women and Child Welfare Minis...
India for "zero tolerance" towards gender-based violence
India has called for "zero tolerance" towards gender-based violence as it noted that protection of h...
Make Parliament more gender-sensitive: IPU chief
Anders B Johnsson, secretary general of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, also feels that achieving equ...
Gender-sensitive Parliament can tackle social problems: Pranab
President Pranab Mukherjee pointed out that women`s representation in the Indian Parliament was lowe...
Odisha cracks down on pre-birth gender tests
As per Census 2011, Odisha now has 934 girls under six years old for every 1,000 boys in that age ra...
AP officials pledge to shun gender bias
Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary Minnie Mathew administered the pledge on `eliminating gender-biased s...
Andhra man beats wife for carrying girl child
In yet another incident of gender bias in Andhra Pradesh, a man beat up his pregnant wife for carryi...
Gender ratio in Delhi not healthy: Sheila Dikshit
As per census 2011 data, Delhi`s sex ratio of children up to six years of age has dropped to 866 gi...
Social revolution reduced Bihar’s gender gap: CM
CM Nitish Kumar said that the gender divide between male and female in Bihar has decreased in rece...
Women denounce gender violence in Peru `SlutWalk`
The SlutWalk is part of a global movement that began this year as a backlash against a statement by ...
Gender justice is fragile myth, says SC judge
Supreme Court Judge P Sathasivam said exploitation of women is a "reality" in India and gender jus...
Third sex gets official gender status in Australia
The new category is only for use by intersex people -- who are not biologically entirely male or fem...
Malaysia: Youth dies after failing to change sex
A Malaysian Muslim youth who failed in his bid to change his name and gender after undergoing a sex ...
`I think Hillary is confused about her gender’
Celebrity style expert Tim Gunn has blatantly criticised Hillary Clinton’s dressing style.
Australia military may scrap all gender barriers
Questions remain about whether troops and the public are ready for women to serve in combat roles.
Canadian mother defends keeping gender secret
Kathy says it`s none of the world`s business to know her baby`s gender.
50% reservation for women will bring gender equality: Jayant
Maharashtra Rural Development Minister Jayant Patil on Tuesday said the women`s reservation bill for...
Mizoram gender ratio perhaps best in country: Census Report
Mizoram has a gender ratio of 975 females to every 1000 males, perhaps the best sex ratio in the c...
IOC to adopt rules in gender cases
The International Olympic Committee agreed to adopt rules for dealing with cases of female athletes ...
Seven in Goa identify themselves as `other` gender
Only seven people in Goa`s population of 14.57 lakh have come forward and identified themselves as b...
Gender does not influence heart attack
Being woman may not increase your risk of dying from treatment for severe heart attack, said a study...
Incentives can reduce Asia gender gap: UN
South Asia fared worst on gender equality in UNDP figures released in 2010.
Israeli court approves gender segregated buses
Israel`s Supreme Court has issued a ruling permitting the separation of men and women on some buse...
Pak to provide jobs to trans-gender community
Pak`s state-run national database has decided to provide jobs to members of the trans-gender commun...
More than a third of S African men admit to rape: Study
South Africa has the highest number of HIV infections in the world.
Gender differences in sleep interruptions `revealed`
Working mothers are more likely to get up at night to take care of their babies than working fathers...
Gender bias in forces should be removed: PC
Pitching for equal opportunities for women, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram Saturday said the ge...
Gender equality: India ranks 112; Pak among last 3
Iceland, Norway and Finland topped the WEF annual gender gap index.
Semenya wins 800 race in Berlin
It was the first time Semenya went under 2 minutes since she was cleared to run again.
World champion Semenya wins comeback race
South Africa`s world 800 metres champion Caster Semenya won her comeback race.
Semenya cleared to compete as woman: Media
Controversial athlete Caster Semenya has been cleared to return to competition as a woman.
US passports to allow gender change
US has announced new policy on gender change in passports and consular reports of birth abroad.
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 ...
President seeks coordinated approach for gender justice
Observing that execution of various programmes for gender justice and empowerment, particularly fo...
Gender-bender chemicals `putting more people at risk`
More and more people are getting exposed to gender-bender chemicals widely found in drink cans, plas...
Uttarakhand raises gender budget for women’s empowerment
For empowering women, Uttarakhand government has increased the gender budget by nearly Rs 200 crore ...
Your diet could indicate your baby`s gender!
Want a baby boy? Well, then eat full breakfast and fatty diet during early pregnancy, suggests a new...
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