UPSC EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : The representation of women in the incoming Lok Sabha

Prelims: Women reservation, Parliament, Inter-Parliamentary Union, Census, delimitation, Urimai Thogai scheme etc Mains GS Paper I & II: Social empowerment, development and management of social sectors/services related to Education and women empowerment etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS India has elected 74 women MPs to Lok Sabha this year, four fewer than in 2019 and 52 more than …

Tarini

  Source: The Print   Context: Indian naval ship Vessel Tarini returns after a historic 188-day voyage.   About INS Tarini: INSV Tarini is a cruising sloopbuilt at the Aquarius Shipyard Goa. The vessel was christened INSV Tarini, after the Tara Tarini temple.

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 18 March 2023

InstaLinks :  help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions ina your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 03 March 2023

InstaLinks :  help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions ina your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their …

Weighing in on the efficacy of female leadership in government

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Social Justice (Issues related to women)   Source: TH  Direction: The article throws light on how female leadership in government helps in achieving good governance and gender equality and what is the scenario in India.  Context: The important takeaway from recent experience and studies is the necessity of overcoming inherent biases …

More than half the funds for POSHAN Abhiyaan are unutilised

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Government intervention   Source: down to earth, PIB  Directions: Important for prelims and mains, can be used as the reason for issues faced by for better delivery of schemes  Context: More than half the funds for POSHAN Abhiyaan unutilised: 4th progress report released by the NITI Aayog Key findings: Utilization of …

While the West is curtailing abortion rights, the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, Surrogacy Regulation Act and Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2021, collectively give new meaning to women empowerment in India. Critically analyse.

Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. 3. While the West is curtailing abortion rights, the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, Surrogacy Regulation Act and Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2021, collectively give new meaning to women empowerment in …

While many Indian women have entrepreneurial ambitions, it is often more difficult for them to succeed. Examines the impediments to greater participation of female entrepreneurs in India.

Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, 1. While many Indian women have entrepreneurial ambitions, it is often more difficult for them to succeed. Examines the impediments to greater participation of female entrepreneurs in India. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Live Mint Why the question: The Landscape Study on Women Entrepreneurship by EdelGive Foundation …

The role of women in the police has been steadily increasing, though at a slow pace. But it must move beyond mere tokenism, so that they can champion the cause of women’s empowerment. Examine.

Topic: Role of women and women’s organization 2. The role of women in the police has been steadily increasing, though at a slow pace. But it must move beyond mere tokenism, so that they can champion the cause of women’s empowerment. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express  Why the question: On March …

For women empowerment in a true sense the state needs to take the first step towards examining women’s actual experienced reality in contexts of unequal pay, allocation of inferior work denial of rights over their minds and bodies. Analyse.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 4. For women empowerment in a true sense the state needs to take the first step towards examining women’s actual experienced reality in contexts of unequal pay, allocation of inferior work denial of rights over their …

Gender discrimination against women also exits at entrepreneurial level which defeats the purpose of empowerment. Examine.

Topic: Role of women and women’s organization 2. Gender discrimination against women also exits at entrepreneurial level which defeats the purpose of empowerment. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Live Mint Why the question: Women of today have proven themselves in all fields, including those heavily dominated by men. However, even in today’s day …

The socio-economic repercussions of covid-19 have had a disproportionate effect on women. They need to be acknowledged and rectified before the progress made so far in empowering women is lost. Analyse. (250 words)

Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. 3. The socio-economic repercussions of covid-19 have had a disproportionate effect on women. They need to be acknowledged and rectified before the progress made so far in empowering women is lost. Analyse. (250 words) …

Social evils such as child marriage has a multidimensional impact not only on the girl child but on the society as a whole. Elaborate.

Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, Social empowerment. 3. Social evils such as child marriage has a multidimensional impact not only on the girl child but on the society as a whole. Elaborate. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Indian Express Why the question: India has the largest number of brides in the world …

Insights into Editorial: ‘Stree shakti’ is an integral part of our ‘rashtra shakti’

Introduction: Women empowerment has become one of the biggest movements in India nowadays and many Indian women have proven to be the building blocks of the movement. With their pure passion for their work and their good deeds, they are very well a true inspiration for everyone. Since times immemorial, women in India have been …