Despite the fact that the Constitution of India grants men and women equal rights, gender inequality and gender disparities remain. It therefore becomes imperative to question why there is no structural and visible change, especially in the realms of higher education and work, but also in domestic spaces. It is in this backdrop that #IMPRI Gender Impact Studies Center (GISC), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi organized a Special Lecture under IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk series: The State of Gender Equality – #GenderGaps, named Paradoxes and Challenges in Approaching Gender Equality in India Today on 4th April, 2022.
Impoverishment among English workers during the early years of the Industrial Revolution had prompted Leicester framework knitters to frame this resolution in 1817: “… if liberal Wages were given to the Mechanics in general throughout the Country, the Home Consumption of our Manufactures would be immediately more than doubled, and consequently every hand would soon find full employment” (cited in E. P. Thompson’s The Making of the English Working Class, 1963).
Constitute an advisory board comprising CTUOs’ representatives, legal minds, academics, and political leaders. Chalk out a detailed plan of clauses to be removed or amended, to serve both industrial and labor interests. Prepare a detailed memorandum and call an all-party meeting involving all the trade unions.
Muslims in Delhi were ghettoized by the state apparatus in the last century forcing them to live in shanties.
It is almost certain that today’s kid’s are doomed to live in a world that would be two-degree centigrade warmer compared to the average global temperature of the 1850s. But what would that world be like?
Ageing jumps out the key issue for India when one gleans through population trends and forecasts undertaken by different agencies including UN and government of India. COVID 19 has underlined this fact even more, with a thick red pen. With the passage of time as the demographic transition matures, ageing is going to assume even more significance.