A richer India is bringing prosperity and education to women but other signs of female advancement in the country remain patchy, including the most basic: births. First, the good news. The institute conducted the survey of , households, , women and , men from January to December There are other markers of increasing independence, with the percentage of women getting married or becoming pregnant at a young age falling. The number of females born per 1, men in the last five years, known as the sex ratio, rose to from a decade ago.
sex ratio: Richer India empowers women but ranks of baby girls barely budge - The Economic Times
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LGBTQI+ teens have barely any support in India – and this needs to change
Teenagers face bullying, and in many cases, the adults in their lives are not well equipped to help them — may not even understand their fears and anxieties. So who do they turn to? She was bullied throughout her school life for being visibly queer. Things were especially difficult for her in class 11 and 12, when she was shifted to an all-boys school — she often found the tyres of her two-wheeler punctured by the boys who bullied her. Bullying at school, and the lack of support at home led to Aruvi performing poorly at school examinations.
They are young, most of them in their school or college uniforms. Some of them wear burkhas while many of them have their heads and faces covered. Their school bags slung on their backs, now they also have stones in their hands. Young girls barely out of their teens have become the new face of protests in Kashmir, adding a new dimension to the story of a valley wracked by years of violence and brutal retaliation government forces.