A Study on Ageing in India

Syllabus: Indian Society/ Government  Policies and Interventions/ Vulnerable sections Source: TH, TH Context: The study titled ‘Ageing in India – Exploring Preparedness & Response to Care Challenges – A HelpAge India Report’ was released on the eve of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (15th June). Key Findings of the Study (India): Working Status: Only 15% …

Trans and gay people, women sex workers can’t donate blood: What the Centre said in SC

GS Paper 2 Source: The Hindu, Indian Express   Direction: This is in continuation of yesterday’s article regarding legalising same-sex marriage. Context: The Centre recently told the Supreme Court, that the exclusion of transgenders, gay people, and female sex workers as blood donors by including them in the “at risk” category for HIV, Hepatitis B, or C infections …

Same-sex marriages can rock societal values: Centre

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Social Justice – vulnerable sections   Source: The Hindu Context: The Centre has opposed the Supreme Court pleas seeking legal validation of same-sex marriage, saying it would cause complete havoc with the delicate balance of personal laws and accepted societal values. According to the government marriage between a biological man and …