Post Tagged with: "Women’s Day"

Sagarika Ghose

Breaking Patriarchy in the Media: A Reality Check

by Sabin Iqbal and K.M. Seethi  A few years back, an analysis that appeared in the Harvard Business Review showed that women were grossly underrepresented in the media across the world and that they only appeared “in a quarter of television, radio, and print news.” Quoting a report, a group of Harvard behavioural scientists said that women constituted “a mere[Read More…]

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International Women’s day celebrated in  a big way in Punjab

International Women’s day celebrated in  a big way in Punjab

On the International Women’s day, Bharti Kisan Union(Ekta Ugrahan) staged massive  women conferences at 11places in 10 districts of Punjab, in which tens of thousands of women participated. State president of the Union, Joginder Singh Ugrahan and General Secretary Sukhdev Singh Kokri Kalan informed the press that at all these places the Conferences were organised and led on the initiative[Read More…]

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Gender, Environment and Sustainability

Gender, Environment and Sustainability

The theme for International Women’s Day 2022 is, “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”, gender equality in context to climate crisis and management is one of the major concerns of the twenty-first century. Its impacts vary amongst regions, generations, age, income groups, and gender. Over recent years, expanding concern about the climate change has had a widespread effect on[Read More…]

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Reduced presence in politics main cause of Gender Gap

Reduced presence in politics main cause of Gender Gap

With four parameters, the gender gap in 156 nations was studied in 2021. It says it will take 135.6 years to bridge the gender gap worldwide… India is at 140th rank among 156 nations. It has slipped 28 places.. It is unfortunate that India was rated as one of the most dangerous places for women in the world.. The problem[Read More…]

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End Violence, Exclusion and Discrimination Against Women: Global Civil Society Campaign

End Violence, Exclusion and Discrimination Against Women: Global Civil Society Campaign

On the International Women’s Day today Global Call To Action Against Poverty (GCAP), a global civil society campaign working in 58 countries, in a statement expresses deep concern over the war in Ukraine and especially the security and survival of women and girls in Ukraine and in all conflict-affected countries like Yemen, Syria, and Afghanistan. Women and girls are facing[Read More…]

by 08/03/2022 Comments are Disabled World
Welfare and Empowerment of Women Suffer Badly Due to Lack of Adequate Budgetary Support

Welfare and Empowerment of Women Suffer Badly Due to Lack of Adequate Budgetary Support

Even some of the most publicized programs fall far short of funds required for proper implementation Recent times have been extremely difficult for weaker sections in India due to not just the pandemic but several highly adverse policy decisions as well. Within weaker sections it is often the women who suffer more and face the most difficulties and distress in[Read More…]

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Women And Class Struggles – Time For Introspection

Women And Class Struggles – Time For Introspection

” By propagating women’s nature as non – violent they are discouraging women from becoming fighters in the struggle for their own liberation and that of society ..” Anuradha Ghandy , “Philosophical Trends in the Feminist Movement ( Part I) International women’s day is one of the many occasions to debate various pros and cons of present feminist movements and[Read More…]

by 08/03/2018 1 comment Patriarchy