The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has been bringing out the publication “Women and Men in India” on a regular basis since 1995. The publication focuses on portraying gender inequality, gender bias and gender discrimination through crucial statistical indicators of socio-economic relevance. The Eighteenth Edition of the publication “Women and Men in India” provides sex-disaggregated data at State and Central level for various social indicators. The publication includes important indicators as derived from published official data of different Ministries/Department/Organisations.
Achieving global commitments on climate change, sustainable development as well as full and productive employment and decent work for all will require a stronger focus on indigenous and tribal peoples, according to this new study published by the International Labour Organization (ILO).
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Sabu Mathew George Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/02/2017 regarding advertisements in websites of Google India, Microsoft Corporation (I) Pvt. Ltd. and Yahoo India which are in violation of Section 22 of the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994. Mr.
At least 10 million people globally do not have citizenship of any country, according to the UN. Without nationality, stateless people cannot vote and can find it difficult or impossible to gain access to healthcare, education and employment.
Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Voluntary Health Association of Punjab Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/11/2016 regarding increase of female foeticide and resultant imbalance of sex ratio and the indifference in the implementation of the stringent law that is in force in India.