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Data on AES related deaths in Bihar during May-June this year is fraught with confusion

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Our notions of motherhood -Gargi Mishra

ntly discriminatory and arbitrary. India’s jurisprudence recognises the reproductive autonomy of single persons, the rights of persons in live-in relationships and fundamental rights of transGenders. In Navtej Singh Johar vs Union of India, Supreme Court, having decriminalised consensual same-sex between consenting adults, held that the law cannot discriminate against same-sex partnerships and that it must “take positive steps to achiev

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In a first, census to seek info on your phones, bank a/cs -Bharti Jain

The information has never been used while compiling data, hence we are no longer seeking it,” said an officer connected with the Census exercise. The latest census will have a listing for third Gender. The personal details to be sought during Population Enumeration exercise of Census 2021, scheduled between February 9 and 28, 2021, are more or less similar to those sought in 2011 but include 28 instead of 29 parameters earlier. The fresh incl

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It's 2019 but women barely figure in top positions, panels and pages in the media -Cherry Agarwal

to the Women’s Reservation Bill. However, they seem to have done little to ensure adequate representation in their top leadership positions, on their pages and panels, a recent study shows. Gender Inequality in Indian Media is an attempt to quantify Gender diversity across Indian newsrooms. The report is a Media Rumble initiative, done in partnership with UN Women. It analyses Hindi and English ne

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Gender gap narrows in migration for jobs -Abhishek Jha

and better education makes it easier for women to move for work. The census gives data on persons who migrated for work in the decade since the previous census. These numbers are disaggregated by Gender and education. Data for the 2001 and 2011 censuses shows that workers with higher education levels are more likely to migrate. The number of migrant workers with a technical degree or diploma equivalent to a degree or a post graduate degree &nda

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What the 2011 census data on migration tells us? - Abhishek Jha and Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa

-Hindustan Times Most women migrate due to marriage, and distance is a critical factor in determining the Gender gap in migration for work and education. New Delhi: India’s migration patterns are skewed on more than one count. Uttar Pradesh and Bihar have a disproportionately high number of out-migrants, while migrants constitute more than one-third of the population in metros like Delhi and Mumbai. Most women migrate due to marriage

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Are Mohalla Clinics Making the Aam Aadmi Healthy in Delhi? -Taniya Sah, Neha Bailwal and Rituparna Kaushik

. Who are Mohalla clinics catering to? Mohalla clinics are making primary health care services accessible to groups with modest income; females, particularly housewives, thus helping bridge the Gender gap when it comes to accessing health care facilities. About 72% of the patients in our study are females. Around 83% of the patients come from families with an annual income of less than Rs 2.5 lakh. Please click here to read more.

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Eggs in Mid-Day Meals, Anganwadis Will Ensure Nutrition -- and Gender Parity -Kanika Sharma

randmother added, “Jaanti nahi, aisa toh hota hi hai (don’t you know, this happens)”. Unequal nutrition within households Household division of nutritious food continues to be Gender-biased in India. There is consistent evidence that most girls and women eat last and least. A qualitative study in rural north Bihar found that boys and men of a household were always the first ones to eat, were more likely to get larger portions o

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Jobless growth becomes more systemic -KP Kannan & G Raveendran

y of estimates between the two periods though we feel that they are not substantial issues that prevent anyone from a judicious comparison. The rise in overall unemployment has both locational and Gender dimensions. The highest unemployment rate of a severe nature was among the urban women at 10.8%; followed by urban men at 7.1%; rural men at 5.8%; and rural women at 3.8%. When we ignore the location of residence, we find that severe unemploymen

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Rising incidents of hate crimes point to the growing power of the lumpen -Radha Kumar

dents between 2015 and 2018. Last year alone, it tracked 218 hate crimes, 142 of which were against Dalits, 50 against Muslims, 40 against women, and eight each against Christians, Adivasis, and transGenders. The more common hate crimes, they found, were honour killings — that have sadly occurred for decades — and ‘cow-related violence’, that was rare earlier but has become more frequent over the past five years. Please clic

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