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World Inequality Report 2022: Women’s Share In Labour Income Globally Less Than 35%, From 30% In 1990

Dec 08, 2021 Kamalika Ghosh

The study has been coordinated by economists Lucas Chancel, Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, and Gabriel Zucman. The report has a foreword by Nobel laureates Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee.

Women In Protests: When Veils Turn To Flags

Nov 30, 2021 Nivedita

No one can stop women when they wake up. No gun has the power to silence them, to prevent them from fighting for their rights.


Tharoor's Selfie With Six Women MPs Tweet Sparks Row

Reacting sharply, National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma tweeted, "You are demeaning their contribution in parliament and politics by making them an object of attraction. Stop objectifying women in parliament".

Why Experts Consider J&K’s Low Fertility Rate A Success Story

Nov 26, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The decline in fertility rate has an adverse impact on the economic and social aspects of J&K, however experts and doctors see it as a success story.


Amaravati Farmers To Continue Protests

For nearly two years, the farmers, women and other sections of people in Amaravati have been continuing their protest. They say Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government's move to dump Amaravati as the only capital and develop Visakhapatnam and Kurnool as administrative and judicial capitals dashed their hopes of a bright future after giving away 33,000 acres of land.

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23 November, 2021

Kolkata Lawyer Files Complaint With Cops, Women Rights Panel To Probe Into Tathagata's "Women And Money" Remark

Outlook Web Desk

Tathagata Roy, who has apparently decided to bid "farewell” to the state unit of the BJP for the time being, has repeatedly poured scorn on its leaders since the party's defeat in the assembly elections, often using the "money and women" swipe.


22 November, 2021

Making Gender Parity A Reality: Small Steps To Big Strides

Madhu Singh Sirohi

Women’s progress in economic participation and opportunity has declined, forcing gender parity to a low 57.8%, a fact further exacerbated by a devastating pandemic.


21 November, 2021

Violence Against Women: Why France Is Witnessing Large-Scale Protests

Deutsche Welle

More than 100 women have been killed in France by their partners or ex-partners in 2021.


20 November, 2021

Struggle For A Gender-Inclusive Dress Code In Kerala

Thufail PT

A teacher has refused to accept a job offer as the institution insisted that she wear saree on campus. Meanwhile, a government school has introduced gender-neutral uniform for its students, perhaps the first such instance in the country.


18 November, 2021

Andhra Pradesh Government Spent Rs 1.07 Lakh Crore On Women Welfare

Outlook Web Desk

Making a statement in the Assembly, Women Development and Child Welfare Minister Taneti Vanita said a sum of Rs 74,022 crore has been transferred to the bank accounts of 3,43,17,182 women under DBT schemes like Amma Vodi, Kapu Nestham, Cheyuta, Aasara, Rythu Bharosa, Vahana Mitra, etc.


13 October, 2021

New Rule Allows Abortion Till 24 Weeks Of Pregnancy For Certain Categories Of Women

Outlook Web Desk

The new rules come under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021 passed by Parliament in March.


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10 October, 2021

Book Review | Women Who Wear Only Themselves: Conversations With Four Travellers On Sacred Journeys

Anjana Basu

Subramaniam chose four who were unsung heroines, with little cult following. They cast off their lives and were very clear about the divide between the material and the spiritual.


23 August, 2021

Rajasthan Tehsildar Appeals To Women To Voluntarily Give Up Their Rights From Parental Agri Land

Tabeenah Anjum

The Tehsildar wrote a letter titled, 'make Raksha Bandhan memorable, get sisters to voluntarily give up their rights'.


21 August, 2021

I Will Jump Off My Building If Talibani Militants Come To Search My House: 25-Year-Old Woman In Kabul

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

On a call from Kabul, the woman told Outlook that she is ready to sell her vital organs to finance her escape from the clutches of Taliban


13 August, 2021

Odisha Man Discovers Wife’s Infidelity As Son Developed Hereditary Disease

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The man discovered his wife’s 20-years-old love affair with a man in the neighbourhood during his son’s treatment for sickle cell anaemia


09 August, 2021

US Cop Dies In Traffic Stop Shooting, First Woman To Be Killed On Duty In 33 Years

Associated Press (AP)

The 29-year-old Ella French's death was the first fatal shooting of a Chicago officer in the line of duty since 2018 and the first female officer fatally shot on the job in 33 years.


02 August, 2021

Gujarat Widow's Head Shaved For Taking Lift From Married Man, 6 Held

Outlook Web Bureau

The six accused, including two women, assaulted and tonsured the widow as well as the man who had offered her a lift.


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03 July, 2021

How Covid-19 Has Affected Breast Cancer Screening

Dr Vikas Goswami

Late detection and hesitancy due to the pandemic are adding to the menace


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Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal during an election rally in support of SAD/BSP joint candidate from Patiala for Punjab Assembly Election 2022, in Patiala.

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People from the Sikh community pay tribute to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and other officials, who died in IAF's MI-17V5 chopper crash yesterday in Tamil Nadu, at Yahiyaganj Gurudwara in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

PTI Photo

Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during a meeting to decide their future course of action, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other officials, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.

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Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta