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Govt asked to set up Gender Sensitive Committee

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 14:32

Parliament has enacted a law providing for establishment of gender sensitivity committees at all workplaces but itself does not have any such panel, CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury said in Rajya Sabha Wednesday.

Emma Watson to serve as ` UN goodwill ambassador for women`

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 11:07

Emma Watson will now play United Nation`s Goodwill Ambassador for Women.

Woman on top

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 01:15

From not getting an interview call to becoming the managing director of Alfa Laval-Tetra Pak India, Lila Poonawala has stepped up the corportate ladder. She talks to Prachi Rege about breaking the glass ceiling and the importance of hard work irrespective of gender

France retreats on teaching boy-girl equality

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 22:31

France is replacing its plan to teach children the "ABCD of equality" between boys and girls after protests by some parents who feared it was a stealth effort to erase gender differences.

New computer model can perceive gender

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 19:02

Scientists have, for the first time, developed a mathematical model based on 3D facial scans that enables computers to objectively perceive gender.

Students portray gender issues through paintings

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 19:31

Students portray gender issues through paintings

Male Twitter users biased towards women: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 12:46

Gender bias is real on Twitter. According to research, twitter conversations among men feature fewer mentions of women.

Amnesty welcomes Supreme Court`s transgender verdict

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 07:45

A millions lives would improve thanks to Supreme Court of India`s recognition of transgender people`s human rights, a right body has said.

Amnesty International welcomes SC verdict on transgender

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 23:38

Amnesty International welcomed the Supreme Court`s ruling to recognise transgenders or eunuchs as the third category of gender.

Transgenders hail SC verdict, seek respect from society

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 15:59

Transgenders are elated at the Supreme Court judgement recognising them as a "third gender", but are afraid that the social acceptance will take longer because of the stigma and discrimination associated with them.

Supreme Court verdict on transgenders historic: Experts

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 15:54

Human right activists in Kerala termed as "historic and revolutionary" a Supreme Court verdict treating transgenders as the third category and entitling them to reservations as backward classes.

SC recognises transgenders as third gender, eunuchs hail verdict

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 11:17

In a significant judgement, the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted recognition to transgenders as third category of sex.