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Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot Visits Sashakt Divyang

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment visited “Sashakt Divyang-A Unique Mega Event with Exclusive Job Fair for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs)” organised by Ladli foundation trust on 12 Nov. Many organisations and private institutions participated in job fair to provide suitable jobs to Divyangjans with an aim to provide equal opportunities and ..

One Year after the Decriminalisation of Article 377

The Supreme Court’s decision in Navtej Johar v. Union of India decriminalized section 377. Section 377 of IPC Section 377 of IPC which criminalises homosexuality was introduced in the ear 1861 during the colonial rule. It refers to unnatural offences’ and says whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman ..

2019 Zero Discrimination Day (ZDD)

The Zero Discrimination Day (ZDD) is observed every year on 1st of March to promote equality before the law and in practice throughout all of the member countries of the UN. The days aims to tell people that nobody should be differentiated based on their HIV status, age, sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, language, geographical ..

Zero Discrimination Day for year 2018

The Zero Discrimination Day (ZDD) is observed every year on March 1 to promote the idea that everyone has a right to live with dignity. The day is also meant to highlight how everyone can be part of the transformation and take a stand towards a fair and just society. It recognizes that no one ..

Iceland is world’s first country to enforce equal pay for women and men

Iceland has become the first country in the world to enforce equal pay for women and men. The new law, which came into force on 1st January 2018, stated that companies and government agencies employing at least 25 people will have to obtain government certification of their equal-pay policies. Companies will face fines if they ..

SC issues directions for protection of northeast people

The Supreme Court has issued a slew of directions for protection of people hailing from north-eastern states from facing racial violence and hate crimes. It has directed the government to set up a panel to be headed by a Joint Secretary-level officer. The panel has been given powers to ensure strict action in incidents of racial ..

SC directs search engines to remove ads related to pre-natal sex determination

The Supreme Court has issued a strict directive to all online search engines like Google India, Yahoo India and Microsoft India to remove advertisements related to the pre-natal sex determination. The Court issued this directive while hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Sabu Mathew George in 2008. Holding such advertisements violative of the ..