Social Issues News

Female Infant Mortality Rate (IMR)

The infant mortality rate (IMR) for females in the nation decreased to match that of males.

posted by V.P.Nimbalkar 6th Oct 2022

The gender pay gap, hard truths and actions needed: Article from the Hindu

Regarding the global economic growth and structural transformation storey, India has a significant place. However, there are still a lot of asymmetries on the country's labour market.

posted by V.P.Nimbalkar 19th Sep 2022

Scheduled Tribes

Four tribes, including those from Himachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Chhattisgarh, were added to the list of Scheduled Tribes (ST) by the Union Cabinet, which was presided over by the Prime Minister.

posted by V.P.Nimbalkar 15th Sep 2022

Conversion therapy for the LGBTQIA+ community

Conversion therapy for the LGBTQIA+ population has just been outlawed by the National Medical Commission (NMC), which also referred to it as professional misconduct in a letter to all State Medical Councils.

posted by V.P.Nimbalkar 6th Sep 2022

SC moots verdict for ‘bodily autonomy’

The Supreme Court might overturn a 51-year-old legislation that prohibits unmarried women from terminating pregnancies up to 24 weeks old, deeming the ban "manifestly arbitrary and violative of women's physical autonomy and dignity."

posted by V.P.Nimbalkar 6th Aug 2022