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GENDER NEWS

From Tata Tea to Titan, Indian brands are adopting a new, socially-conscious language

February 21, 2017 6:57 pm

There has been a surge of beautifully crafted, intelligently told Indian advertisements that either prod us to engage in sociopolitical issues with greater furor, or address issues pertaining to gender inequality and same-sex relationships

Govt plans to restrict maternity benefit to first child only. As usual, it's the women who suffer

February 20, 2017 4:07 pm

One could argue that this step would reflect better in population control. Would it though? Or would just make it far worse for pregnant women who desperately need financial assistance?

Dear Suresh Prabhu, here are a few ideas for improving train travel conditions for the differently-abled

February 10, 2017 6:07 pm

In a response to a petition backed by 82,000 supporters to improve the railway facilities for disabled people, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu asked the public for ideas. And we came up with a list.

UP, Punjab Assembly Elections 2017: Here's what BJP, Congress, AAP have promised for women

February 08, 2017 2:04 pm

In most of the parties' proposed pledges, women's issues have been dwarfed in their importance and have barely received attention.

It's proven: Men are from Mars and women from Venus

May 26, 2016 6:56 pm

According to a study, computational analysis of the words used by Facebook users revealed that women use language that is warmer and more agreeable than men.

Let's talk about men as agents of change

September 07, 2015 9:40 am

Like women, men too are victims of inequality, believe experts, and they need the opportunity to learn and understand how it destroys them as well as the women around them.

Age,gender affect chances to quit smoking

May 28, 2011 11:03 am

A study has found that whether you're male or female all affect your chances of giving up smoking.

Researches link parenthood to lower BP

January 15, 2010 11:50 am

Parenthood can be stressful,but it has health benefits too,says a new study.

Men write short email,women write long messages: Book

October 09, 2009 2:47 pm

You can call it the email gender gap,but a new book has claimed that men really like it short while women like it long.

Adoption preferences differ for gays,straights

April 03, 2009 3:01 pm

A study says gay men are more likely to have a gender preference for their adopted child whereas heterosexual men are the least likely.

GENDER VIDEOS

Six female politicians tells us the hate and judgment they have to deal with

June 18, 2020 2:41 pm

The number of women running for office is increasing. But for many, harassment and discrimination is a persistent reality. We spoke with six female candidates about how they have persevered.

Kareena first broke news of doing `Ki and Ka` to Saif

February 17, 2016 5:41 am

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan was very excited when director R.Balki approached her for his upcoming film ‘Ki and Ka.’And the first person to know about this was of course, her nawab, Saif Ali Khan.During the trailer launch, Kareena said that Saif was extremely proud after seeing the first promo of the film. Actor Arjun Kapoor, who was really happy to receive praise from Saif, said it is an honour for him to get appreciated by someone who has mastered the art of portraying playful characters.‘Ki and Ka’ is an upcoming Indian romantic comedy-drama film written, directed and produced by R. Balki.The film, which redefines stereotypical roles of genders, will see Kareena in the character of an ambitious marketing manager while Arjun Kapoor essays the role of a homemaker.The film is scheduled to release on April 1.

R.Balki’s `Ki and Ka` a comical twist to gender `stereotypical` roles

February 17, 2016 5:41 am

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Director R.Balki is yet again all set to leave audience spellbound with his upcoming romantic drama film, `Ki and Ka.`The director is attacking stereotypical representation of genders in the society through the film by switching and redefining the roles of the male and female protagonists.Balki is extremely proud of his leads Kareena Kapoor Khan and Arjun Kapoor, because both actors do not forgot their identities while swapping ‘stereotypical’ gender roles.Arjun plays woman of the house and Kareena plays the role of a man in the film, and by doing so, they give a subtle message to society that interchanging gender responsibility is nothing to be ashamed of but a way to make this world a better place to live in.`Ki and Ka`, starring Kareena Kapoor Khan and Arjun Kapoor, will release on April 1.

Every man should watch `Ki and Ka`, says Arjun Kapoor

February 17, 2016 5:40 am

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor agrees that before his upcoming rom-com ‘Ki and Ka’, he never understood how selfless housewives are, and that’s the reason why he wants every man to watch this flick. Arjun believes that ‘Ki and Ka’ is a conversation starter, but not an opinion. It is a way to make society realise that anything and everything cannot be measured on the basis of gender. The actor also said that no gender has the right to overpower the other. ‘Ki and Ka’ is an upcoming Indian romantic comedy-drama film written, directed and produced by R. Balki.

Activists react as women stopped on way to Shani temple

January 26, 2016 5:41 pm

New Delhi/Bengaluru, Jan 26 (ANI): Women activist Abha Singh on Tuesday condemned the move to stop women activists on their way to Maharashtra's Shani Shingnapur temple and said that they should be allowed to enter the temple premises and offer prayers as the Constitution of India grants equal rights to both gender. She stated that the temple's administration should adhere to the Indian Constitution and thus allow the women to enter the temple and offer their prayers. Another woman activist Pramila Nesargi echoing similar sentiments said it was strange that women do not get equal rights with respect to the other gender in a country where women goddesses are worshipped.

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