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Mobile Phone Use Among Women Associated With Higher Contraception Use

Mobile phone use among women is associated with increased use of contraception, lower gender inequality, and lower maternal and child mortality, according to a...

Millions of Women Still Face Poverty, Discrimination and Violence: UN

Calling himself “a proud feminist and supporter of women,”  U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres lashed out at men who abuse power and declared before Sunday’s...

Women Paid Lesser Than Men in the Film Industry: Richa Chadha

Actress Richa Chadha says women are still paid lesser than their male counterparts in the film business across the world despite all the talk...

Bollywood Has A Long Way To Go: Taapsee Pannu

Bollywood has a long way to go as far before pay parity between male and female actors happens, actress Taapsee Pannu claimed on Saturday,...

Gender Inequality Strips Women to Control Sexual, Reproductive Options and Limit their Rights: Report

A new report finds gender inequality strips women of their ability to control their sexual and reproductive options and limits their right to choose...

Equal Pay Day Highlighting The Pay Gap That Exists Between Working Men And Women

Days after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the latest version of a bill focused on ensuring protections against pay discrimination on the basis...

The Never-ending Fight of Gender Inequality in Hollywood

The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements address the sexual harassment and abuse of women by powerful men in Hollywood and elsewhere today. But systemic sexism...

Countries with Stricter Rape Law Limit Chances of Civil War: Study

Stricter rape law that punishes rapists with long punitive sentences are less likely to have a civil war and strife The transmission of...

Ghana Chooses Girls Over Brides, Launches ‘End Child Marriage’ Campaign

Child marriage is a global issue with the highest rates usually observed in African countries Poverty, gender inequality, and ignorance are the main...

Can Men and Women Dress Alike? Here is Why Gender Neutral Clothing is Essential!

July 6, 2017: Only a few of us notice that even in this new era of feminism, we experience gender bias in clothing. When we...

Are Indian Textbooks inculcating Gender Stereotypes?

New Delhi, Feb 10, 2017: Recently, a story on a social issue based story portal surfaced, which spoke about the plight of gender representation...

Where Girls and Women are missing out in Sports? Or is it simple Gender Discrimination?

November 09, 2016:   Gender equality is still an issue, even after sixty nine years of independence women are seen at a lower ebb to their...

For every divorced Muslim man in India, there are four divorced Muslim women, says Analysis of Census 2011 data

India, October 20, 2016: In India, for every divorced Muslim man, there are four divorced Muslim women, an analysis of Census 2011 data shows. Across religious...

Higher gender inequality in India than Pakistan, Bangladesh

New Delhi: India lags way behind Pakistan and Bangladesh in the 2014 Gender Inequality Index (GII), with a rank of 130 out of 155...

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