Articles by: Abdulrahim P Vijapur

Promoting Gender Equality and Rights of Women in India: A Study of CEDAW, MDGs and SDGs

Promoting Gender Equality and Rights of Women in India: A Study of CEDAW, MDGs and SDGs

 Introduction Though India had a distinction of electing a woman Prime Minister in 1966 (Mrs. Indira Gandhi) and an Indian (Mrs. Vijay Laxmi Pandit) became the first woman President of the UN General Assembly in 1953, the position of women in India is very low and their rights are rarely protected. Problems like dowry, sati or self-immolation of widows, child[Read More…]

by 03/10/2021 Comments are Disabled Patriarchy
Men wearing protective masks walk as they carry bags, amid concerns about the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Nizamuddin, area of New Delhi, India, March 31,  2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Tablighi Jamat (TJ) Should Focus on Learning Rather than Preaching in the post-Covid-19 World

Soon after independence, when Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of India saw on Delhi roads thousands of skull-capped bearded men in white robes, worryingly he asked the Director of Intelligence Bureau (IB) to investigate who these people were, and whether there was any threat to the nation from them. After thorough investigation, the IB Director conveyed to him that there is[Read More…]

by 07/01/2020 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy