Gender

Women farmers emerging as decision-makers, innovators in wheat-based systems: Study -Shagun Kapil

-Down to Earth Women adopted specific strategies to further their interests in the context of wheat-based livelihoods, challenging men as sole decision-makers, the study found Women in societies practicing wheat-based agriculture have started challenging the norm of men being sole decision-makers. They are transitioning from workers to...

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Daughter of a lorry driver, mom to toddler: This first gen graduate has left TN in awe -Priyanka Thirumurthy

-TheNewsMinute.com 25-year-old G Anandhi has received praise from the Governor for her journey to academic excellence. On Tuesday, as 25-year-old G Anandhi stood on a dias beside Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, with 18 medals for academic excellence and a degree from the Tamil Nadu Veterinary...

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Women sarpanchs tell UN how rural India's power structure is changing

-IANS In the early days after the quota of women's elected membership -- initially 33 per cent and later raised to 50 per cent in 20 of the 28 states -- was introduced, many women were acting as proxies for their male relative. UNITED NATIONS: Two women...

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From worst to best: How a Haryana village improved its sex ratio -Varinder Bhatia

-The Indian Express By July this year, Barna has touched the SRB of 1,158 and figures among the state’s villages with highest sex-ratio. The phenomenal increase was not easy to achieve. Chandigarh: Till 2015, Barna village in Kurukshetra district of Haryana figured among the villages with...

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A women-owned dairy in Andhra Pradesh eyes the big league -AD Rangarajan

-The Hindu With a strength of over 83,000, it procures 3.5 lakh litres of milk a day Tirupati: Before Shreeja entered her life, middle-aged Gangamma of Palamaner mandal in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district had to be content with the daily drudgery of maintaining her barn and selling...

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