MPC: majority chose status quo for repo Topic: Indian Economy In news:A majority of the monetary policy committee (MPC) members wanted the cumulative 50 basis points increase in repo rate […]
Criminalise marital rape: UNDP chief Recently Minister for Women and Child Welfare Maneka Gandhi submitted in Parliament that the government wouldn’t criminalise “marital rape,”. She said that the “concept of marital rape, […]
The Mahila Samakhya programme was launched in 1988 to pursue the objectives of the National Policy on Education, 1986. The National Policy on Education, 1986 recognised that the empowerment of […]
The report was commissioned to identify the changing dynamics of the workforce with regard to prevention of sexual harassment of women, revealed that uncertainty, caution and introspection were highly prevalent […]
The Karnataka state has seen 144 acid attack victims since 2003-04. A large number have lost (some partially) their sight and are badly scarred. A majority of the victims are […]
Historically, the armed forces employed women only as doctors or nurses, and started allowing them to serve as short service commission officers in the 1990s.