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Zero Discrimination Day observed all over the world

On March 1, 2020, Zero Discrimination Day was observed globally. The day was observed to challenge discrimination and inequality faced by women and girls. It aims to protect rights of women and promote their empowerment and gender equality. This year the day was observed under the theme Theme: Zero Discrimination against Women and Girls Highlights ..

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Supreme Court permits Permanent Commissioning of Women Officers in Defence

On February 17, 2020, the Supreme Court of India upheld the judgement of Delhi High Court over the issue of commissioning of women officers in Indian Army. Highlights The Supreme Court has granted permission to commission women officers in the Indian Army. Earlier, permanent service commission for women were not allowed, especially in combat units. ..

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February 11: International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is being observed by the United Nations on February 11 every year since 2015. The Organization passed a resolution to observe the day in order to recognize the role played by girls and women in science and technology. Highlights The day is being celebrated in collaboration ..

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‘Kudumbashree’ hotels to provide subsidized meals in Kerala

The state government of Kerala has recently unveiled a scheme to establish hotels to provide meals at subsidised rates called ‘Kudumbashree’ hotels. The announcement was made during the presentation of state’s budget. The hotels are to be set up in in each of the 1034 local bodies and Kerala meals is to be available at ..

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Kaamya Karthikeyan: Mumbai Girl becomes the youngest to climb Mt Aconcagua

On February 9, 2020, Kaamya Karthikeyan became the youngest girl to climb the highest peak in South America, Mt Aconcagua. Highlights Kaamya Karthikeyan is a Class VII student studying in Navy Children School. She has set the record of become the youngest in the world to summit the highest peak of the Andes Mountain Range, ..

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