News: India’s trend of a Female Labour participation rate (FLPR) is a puzzle for researchers. About the status of Female Labour Participation Rate? India’s FLPR is declining, and it is below the global average of 45%. FLPR has fallen from 31.2% in 2011-12 to 24.5% in 2018-19. The number of working women groups grew by a… Continue reading Are crime against women keep them out of the job market
Source: This post is based on the article “Marital Rape: An indignity to women” published in The Hindu on 31st August 2021. Relevance: Understand the issue of Marital Rape. Synopsis: The marital rape exception is antithetical to women’s dignity, equality and autonomy. Introduction Recently, the High Court of Chhattisgarh decided a criminal revision petition. The… Continue reading Marital Rape: An indignity to women
Source: This post is based on the following articles. “Rape & insensitivity” published in The Hindu on 30th August 2021 “The broken promise of justice in rape cases” published in the Indian Express on 30th August 2021 Relevance: To understand crimes against women. Synopsis: Despite stringent laws, crimes against women continue. The problems go far… Continue reading The broken promise of justice in rape cases
Source: Indian Express What is the News? Experts have warned that the ‘incel’ movement is slowly becoming a threat to law and order. The movement came into the spotlight yet again in the UK’s Plymouth, where a 22-year-old man shot dead five people, including a toddler. About Incel Movement: Incels are a large online community… Continue reading What is the incel movement?