gender sensitivity

Sports effective tool for change in gender issues: Study

May 30th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Sensitising young athletes and their coaches about gender issues can be an effective tool for prevention of violence against women, according to a study by ... Read more...

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Media awards on gender sensitivity

May 21st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Population First, a Mumbai-based NGO working on women's rights, health and population issues, has invited media houses to send entries for the fourth "Laadli" media ... Read more...

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Be sensitive to women’s requirements: Jairam Ramesh

April 8th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Sunday called upon the bureaucracy to be more gender sensitive while constructing low cost toilet blocks in villages as it is ... Read more...

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Judiciary must be responsive to emerging issues: President

August 6th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 6 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday urged the judiciary to be responsive to the needs of the time and to deal with emerging issues.The judiciary should "constantly ... Read more...

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Government changes name to make it gender neutral

July 7th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Respecting gender sensitivity, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's cabinet Thursday decided to rename the 'Inter-State Migrant Workmen Act' as the 'Inter-State Migrant Workers Act'.The replacement ... Read more...

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Police verification of Games volunteers has barely begun

August 30th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Praveen Kumar New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The antecedents of only 1,591 volunteers - of the 20,000 chosen for the Commonwealth Games - have been verified and the remaining are yet to ... Read more...

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Charkha Development Comm. Network wins award for “Best Feature Service”

April 20th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 20 (ANI): Charkha Development Communication Network, a non-governmental organization, has won a special award for "Best Feature Service" (Gender Issues) under the UNFPA-Laadli Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity 2009-10 ... Read more...

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Patil for alternative dispute settlement mechanism

June 27th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Thane (Maharashtra), June27 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today called for introducing mobile courts in remote areas and alternative dispute settlement mechanism in order to make justice affordable and accessible to weaker ... Read more...

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An all-women car unveiled in gender-sensitive Iran

October 8th, 2008 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) Iran's state-backed motor manufacturer, Iran Khodro, has unveiled a new car specially designed for women that might take the country's gender sensitivity to new levels, the Daily Telegraph ... Read more...

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Gender sensitive Iran to design a car only for women

October 7th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.7 (ANI): Iran''s biggest motor manufacturer has decided to take the country''s gender sensitivity to new levels by producing a car especially for women. According to a report appearing in The ... Read more...

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NDA willing to open doors to women

May 31st, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by admin
Khadakwasla (Maharashtra), May 31 (IANS) The National Defence Academy (NDA), that trains male cadets to eventually serve as officers in the Indian defence forces, has welcomed the idea of opening its doors ... Read more...

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Cops to be taught humane approach to trafficking victims

April 18th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Victims of trafficking need to be handled more humanely during and after rescue operations, policemen to be reoriented in their training are to be taught. With around ... Read more...

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