Gender bias Current Affairs - 2020

Gender bias caused excess deaths of girls under 5: Study

According to recent study of Lancet Global Health, there have been 2,39,000 excess deaths per year of girls under age of five in India due to gender bias. Excess mortality is difference between observed and expected mortality rates in both genders. Key Findings of Study The excess mortality accounted for about 2.4 million deaths in Read More…

#IamThatWoman: WCD Ministry launches campaign on women for women

The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has launched online campaign #IamThatWoman in an attempt to end Gender bias in women against women. It was launched by WCD Minister Meneka Gandhi. Significance of this campaign Through the campaign, Ministry seeks to highlight various aspects of women standing ‘by’ and ‘for’ women. It also Read More…