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gender discrimination

AA Edit | Hurrah for women toppers

The number of toppers as well as women qualifiers is also rising by the year.

25 May 2023 12:20 AM

Shreya Sen-Handley | Connecting the Dots

After rampaging diseases, our single biggest problem is male violence

28 Mar 2021 4:21 AM

SC: Change mindset to have women Army officers

On the woman officer being caught by the enemy, court said that such a situation can arise in another context as well.

06 Feb 2020 1:31 AM

Unemployment rate among Indian women more than double of men: study

Experts have revealed that there is gender discrimination in the hiring process across the country.

30 Aug 2019 2:29 PM

Fight for equality by US women footballers

American women footballers' class action is for all women in USA according to the lawyer representing the national women’s soccer team.

08 May 2019 8:57 PM


Fire Temple's trust denies in HC allegation of discrimination against women

The trust has contended that the temple is privately funded and endowed and its beneficiaries are exclusively Parsi Zoroastrians.

11 Apr 2019 5:17 PM

US women's soccer team set a precedent demanding equal pay

Women's national soccer team players sue for equitable pay on International Women's Day.

09 Mar 2019 8:16 PM

SAC approves formation of 2 women police battalions in J&K with 2,014 posts

The move is aimed at equipping J&K Police to effectively deal with crimes against women and give due representation to women in the force.

15 Jan 2019 3:56 PM

Mentors can help female athletes combat gender discrimination

It can also leave a positive impact on women's persistent participation in sports.

14 Aug 2018 9:48 AM

Sex bias kills 240,000 infant girls in India yearly: study

Gender-based discrimination towards girls doesn’t simply prevent them from being born, it may also cause the death of those who are born.

15 May 2018 8:49 PM


Gender bias leads to extra 239,000 girl deaths per year in India

The worst affected areas were all rural, agricultural areas with lower levels of education.

15 May 2018 1:09 PM

Court seeks Centre's reply over plea on 'discrimination' against women in CISF

The plea said the human rights of women were inalienable and an integral and indivisible part of human rights.

26 Apr 2018 10:54 AM

Chinese tech firms, govt offices face fire over 'men only' job advertisements

Human Rights Watch, which analysed 36,000 Chinese ads posted since 2013, also slammed ads for govt roles, labourers, kindergarten teachers.

24 Apr 2018 5:07 PM

Women sue Microsoft: 238 harassment plaints filed in 6 yrs

Figure was cited by plaintiffs suing Microsoft for systematically denying pay hike or promotions to women at world’s largest software firm.

13 Mar 2018 2:27 PM

Transgender appointed varsity officer

Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) on Saturday appointed Sadhana Kinnar, a transgender, as Social Development Officer.

11 Jun 2017 6:41 AM


The age-old power struggle

Dance drama deals with four female characters and their trials and tribulations.

29 Mar 2017 3:41 AM

A conversation with the pioneer

Asia’s first woman cinematographer, Vijayalakshmi, opens up about her journey and the progress women in India have made in the field.

10 Mar 2017 12:11 AM

Women earn 25 per cent less salary than men in India

62.4 per cent women feel that their male counterparts get more promotions opportunities.

06 Mar 2017 6:10 PM

Men, women don't communicate differently in writing: study

Men and women were found to conform to a professional genre when they wrote for an audience with specific expectations.

28 Nov 2016 8:35 PM