Tag: Maneka Gandhi

Govt working on framework to regulate pre-schools

The Union women and child development ministry is working on a policy structure to regulate pre-schools that provide basic education to children under six years and ensure a questionable quality of service. It is generally run by Anganwadi centres plus private agencies. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights[Read More…]

Women in Politics: Rising in spite of sexism

Recent fact sheet in India Today magazine had some noteworthy facts. It noted that while not even 30 % of world’s lawmakers are women, in India the number is even lower,  just about 12%. After 60 odd years of one of the largest and most vibrant democracy these numbers come[Read More…]

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