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Breaking stereotypes: This 46-year-old is Kolkata's first woman bus driver
India

Breaking stereotypes: This 46-year-old is Kolkata's first woman bus driver

Just a few days ago, one 24-year-old hit headlines for being the first female driver of BEST buses, Mumbai.
Boys can wear skirts as Irish school introduces gender-neutral uniforms
World

Boys can wear skirts as Irish school introduces gender-neutral uniforms

While most schools across the world where uniforms are mandatory, have strict guidelines conforming to gender roles, a primary school in County Wicklow, Ireland, will soon introduce a gender-neutral uniform policy.
Is Dalai Lama's 'attractive female successor' remark really sexist?
World

Is Dalai Lama's 'attractive female successor' remark really sexist?

The 14th Dalai Lama is one of the most revered spiritual leaders in the world, perceived as a figure of humanity and compassion.
Feminist chatbot F'xa to teach you about AI gender bias
Science

Feminist chatbot F'xa to teach you about AI gender bias

If you have ever come across an AI voice assistant, you probably would have tried cussing at it.
Win for gender equality: Zomato announces 26-weeks paid parental leave
India

Win for gender equality: Zomato announces 26-weeks paid parental leave

Setting a precedent for gender equality, the restaurant search and food delivery service Zomato introduced paid parental leave for men and women for a period of 26 weeks (roughly six months).
Father helps transgender son shave in emotional new Gillette ad
Entertainment

Father helps transgender son shave in emotional new Gillette ad

For far too long, popular brands with wider male customer bases have marketed products by catering to toxic masculinity.
#InternationalMen'sDay: Do we really need it? Answering the million-dollar question
World

#InternationalMen'sDay: Do we really need it? Answering the million-dollar question

Fellow brothers, November 19 is celebrated as International Men's Day or IMD.
One-third of married women in India experience spousal violence: Study
India

One-third of married women in India experience spousal violence: Study

Almost one-third of all married women in India have experienced spousal violence, says a study which calls gender-based violence as one of the most serious concerns in the country.
Only 1 in 10 companies want to hire women: Report
Business

Only 1 in 10 companies want to hire women: Report

A World Economic Forum (WEF) study has revealed that companies in India that are witnessing the highest growth prefer hiring men, and technology-led job growth benefits men more than women.

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