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Women Public Policy Exclusion Women’s Representation

Policy For Women, Policy Without Women?: Understanding Gendered Exclusion In Public Policy

Questions on the representation of women in decision-making roles must go from how many women participate to how gender representative are institutions.
By Soumya Singhal for Feminism In India on June 18, 2022
Equality Transgender Persons Gender Affirmation Surgery Financial Stress

Transgender Indians Continue To Face Multiple Barriers To Gender Affirmation Surgery

India's transgender persons face both financial stress and medical uncertainties to undergo Gender Affirmation Surgery as government reforms fail to change much on the ground.
By Kumar Divyanshu for IndiaSpend on June 29, 2022
More Biodiversity Framework Biodiversity Conservation Exclusion

Gender Remains Neglected At The Nairobi Session Of New Biodiversity Framework

Target 22 on integrating gender in the biodiversity framework remains a barely discussed topic, with only one contact group meeting to discuss the issue, in the fourth negotiating session in Nairobi, Kenya
By Flavia Lopes for IndiaSpend on June 27, 2022
Women Racism Indigenous Women Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG)

Violence against indigenous women, ‘legacy of colonialism’ rooted in racism

Indigenous women and girls face grave, systematic, and continuous acts of violence that permeate every aspect of their lives, a UN-appointed independent rights expert said on Wednesday in a hard hitting report to the Human Rights Council in Geneva
From UN News on June 22, 2022
Women Pregnant Women Banks Exclusion

Many Banks in India Are Denying Work to Pregnant Women, Perpetuating Gender Exclusion

The Indian Bank’s hiring guidelines audaciously refuse to hire pregnant women who have crossed the 12-week mark.
By Saumya Kalia for The Swaddle on June 21, 2022
Equality Persons With Disability Exclusion Climate Crisis

Disabled people being ‘systematically ignored’ on climate crisis, says study

Governments not listening to people with disabilities despite them being at high risk, say researchers
By Fiona Harvey for The Guardian on June 10, 2022
More Exclusion Public Distribution System Food Insecurity

Over 90 million excluded from PDS entitlement: Report

Many states still skip including vulnerable groups as automatic beneficiaries
By Shagun for DownToEarth on May 26, 2022
Equality Food Security Dalit Discrimination

Is India’s food security scheme discriminating against Dalits?

Dalit activists say the government’s Public Distribution System of food grains often excludes the marginalised community.
By Srishti Jaswal for Al Jaazera on April 27, 2022
More Socio-Economic Impact Migrants Asia Pacific

Migrants in Asia and the Pacific at higher risk of COVID-19 and its socioeconomic fallout

The COVID-19 pandemic and its socio-economic fallout pose great risks to migrants in the Asia-Pacific, a new United Nations report reveals.
From UNICEF on December 18, 2020
Women Refugees Refugee Crisis Inaccessibility to Healthcare

A gendered pandemic: Refugee women in India left highly vulnerable in lockdown

While refugees remain excluded from most public health and nutrition programmes in India, refugee women in particular lack access to maternal and sexual healthcare.