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11 October: International Day of Girl Child

Every year 11th October is being observed as International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC). This year it was fourth edition of this day after it was observed for first time in 2012. Significance of Day: To recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. The observation also increases awareness of ..

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G-20 launches W-20 grouping for gender inclusive economic growth

Group of Twenty (G-20), a forum of world’s 20 largest economies, including India launched Women-20 (W20), an engagement grouping of women leaders in order to push for gender inclusive global economic growth. It was launched in the on-going G-20 Summit of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in Ankara under the Turkish Presidency. The W20 ..

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Delhi High Court allows permanent commission for women in Indian Navy

Delhi High Court in its landmark judgment has allowed women to get permanent commission in Indian Navy and allowed them to board on warships. The ruling was given by a Division Bench of Delhi HC headed by Justice Kailash Gambhir on the writ petition moved by a group of women naval officers both retired and ..

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Key Facts to Note about PCPNDT Act 2003

Ultrasound applies to all sound waves with a frequency above the audible range of normal human hearing that is around 20 kHz. The frequencies between 2 to 18 MHz are used in diagnostic ultrasound or ultrasonography for visualizing subcutaneous (below skin) body structures including tendons, muscles, joints, vessels and internal organs. Background The ultrasound techniques ..

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Budgeting the gender disparity

India ranks 114 out of 142 nations in the global gender gap index. The index signifies the gender disparity in the country and the gross inequality prevailed in a 3rd largest economy (in terms of PPP) of the world. The ranking is based upon the parameters such as: education, participation in decision making process, economic ..

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