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'We need to reform the way we think about gender equality in India': Smriti Irani

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Women & Child Development Minister Smriti Irani  Thursday said there was a need to look at gender equality differently and break barriers of past assumptions.

Demography makes India micro and macro cause for achieving gender equality: Former assistant UN secretary-general Laxmi M Puri

On the occasion of National Girl Child Day, Laxmi M Puri, a former assistant secretary-general at the United Nations and ex-deputy executive director of UN Women, spoke on the topic of 'empowering girls for a better tomorrow' during the ongoing Muskaan series of Prabha Khaitan Foundation. In an association with Education for Trust, it was held for students and parents of South City International School, Kolkata amidst the presence of the school's founding-principal, John Bagul. IBNS correspondent Nitin Waghela shares some excerpts

India's 'missing women' are back, NFHS finds the country has more females than males

New Delhi: India has more women than men -- 1020 women per 1000 men -- for the first time in recorded history, the fifth National Family and Health Survey (NFHS) has revealed, asserting the fact that advocacy for gender equality and women's empowerment has started to deliver results.

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's unique message in support of gender equality campaign

Mumbai, Mar 2 (IBNS): Indian superstar Amitabh Bachchan joined the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development's (WCD's) 'We Are Equal' campaign and put across a message of gender equality in his own unique way, on Thursday.