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Women's Equality Day: 'Gender equality for a sustainable tomorrow'

This year's theme for Women’s Equality Day is “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow.”

Women's Equality Day 2022(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Women's Equality Day 2022(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Aug 26, 2022 02:19 PM IST

Tribal women have a significant role in India’s transformation

The article has been authored by Swati Piramal, vice-chairperson of the Piramal Group and director of the Piramal Foundation

As India progresses rapidly, the need of the hour is to ensure we develop the collective agency of tribal women to make Sabka Vikas (everyone’s development) a reality. It is indeed time for affirmative action and equitable progress.(AP FILE PHOTO)
As India progresses rapidly, the need of the hour is to ensure we develop the collective agency of tribal women to make Sabka Vikas (everyone’s development) a reality. It is indeed time for affirmative action and equitable progress.(AP FILE PHOTO)
Published on Aug 09, 2022 06:00 AM IST

Claudette Colvin, civil rights pioneer, has criminal record cleared 

Claudette Colvin's arrest occurred nine months before activist Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus. Three of Colvin’s friends moved; she stayed put. She later told a traffic patrolman, “I paid my fare and it's my constitutional rights.”

Claudette Colvin, civil rights pioneer, has criminal record cleared 66 years later(AP)
Claudette Colvin, civil rights pioneer, has criminal record cleared 66 years later(AP)
Published on Dec 17, 2021 07:31 AM IST

From aspiration to empowerment: Impact of women's collectives

The study has been authored by the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana- National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAYNRLM).

The idea is to recognise the extreme vulnerabilities faced by these groups, and ensure targeted use of funds such as the Vulnerability Reduction Fund (VRF) to address their needs.(Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)
The idea is to recognise the extreme vulnerabilities faced by these groups, and ensure targeted use of funds such as the Vulnerability Reduction Fund (VRF) to address their needs.(Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)
Published on Nov 06, 2021 12:35 PM IST

Minority schemes do not defy Hindus’ rights, Centre tells SC

The schemes are not against the principles of equality as enshrined in the Constitution, the Centre said.

 Supreme Court (File Photo) (REUTERS)
Supreme Court (File Photo) (REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 14, 2021 04:32 AM IST

Documentary 'City of Ali' celebrates Muhammad Ali 5 years after his death

Running at just under an hour and a half, “City of Ali” shows the way Muhammad Ali’s hometown united during his death. Known to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee, Ali used his words as effectively as he used his fists, refusing to be silenced by those who did not like what he had to say.

Documentary 'City of Ali' celebrates Muhammad Ali 5 years after his death(Twitter/RomanceDN/ridetarc)
Documentary 'City of Ali' celebrates Muhammad Ali 5 years after his death(Twitter/RomanceDN/ridetarc)
Updated on Jun 09, 2021 10:10 AM IST

#MeToo has a long way to go before changing gender equations

Women, especially those who are empowered, cannot have it both ways. They cannot be victims, however hurtful it may be to realise that the men they invested in are cads

The #MeToo movement has lost some of its steam but a singular achievement has been that across offices and other places of employment, men think twice before making jocular remarks about the looks or other attributes of women colleagues, think long and hard before making untoward advances and are careful about putting out insensitive messages on social media.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The #MeToo movement has lost some of its steam but a singular achievement has been that across offices and other places of employment, men think twice before making jocular remarks about the looks or other attributes of women colleagues, think long and hard before making untoward advances and are careful about putting out insensitive messages on social media.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jun 08, 2019 06:06 PM IST

The mismatches in Indian politics

There is a mismatch between the role defined for the parliamentarian and the expectations of the people. National parties must do better in creating a more equal society by being inclusive .

When the voter goes out to press the button, they are expected to elect only their local representative - admittedly on the party platform they represent.(Burhaan Kinu / Hindustan Times)
When the voter goes out to press the button, they are expected to elect only their local representative - admittedly on the party platform they represent.(Burhaan Kinu / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Mar 25, 2019 08:29 AM IST
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