Akanksha Khullar
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Sudan's new conflict puts women, girls at extreme risk

Women have borne the brunt of 20 years of violence in the west African country

Sudanese women and young girls have been forced to shoulder the disproportionate impact of the constant power struggles, with widespread sexual violence reported across the country(REUTERS)
Published on May 17, 2023 02:07 PM IST

Women’s Day: Why we need it and why it matters now, more than ever

Despite the great strides made by women since the inception of International Women's Day, many issues that they fought for over a century ago remain pervasive in modern society.

It is not only critical to recognise and celebrate women’s accomplishments but also to highlight the prevailing inequalities and seed gender fairness in the DNA of every individual. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Mar 08, 2023 07:43 PM IST

Turkey-Syria earthquake: Women among the worst victims

Women are at a constant disadvantage during disasters. But what makes the recent earthquakes devastatingly unique is the fact that the it has occurred in a volatile region confronting conflict that has lasted over 12 years

A view shows the aftermath of the deadly earthquake in Hatay, Turkey, February 9, 2023.(Reuters)
Published on Feb 20, 2023 04:50 PM IST

At G20, India should lead the way on gender equity

During its G20 presidency — from December 1, 2022, to November 30, 2023 — India must leverage its position to encourage tangible actions to boost women’s strategic position.

In light of the stark disconnect between G20’s goals and the lived reality of women, India — one of the largest emerging economies in the group — can use its position to promote gender parity. (PTI)
Published on Aug 28, 2022 12:14 AM IST
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