equality

This all-girl “boy band” is shaking up gender norms in China

Acrush is China’s first all-girl “boy band” which released its debut single last week, but already, the it hasĀ a huge fan-following. “Our fathers’ generation still holds the idea that girls should dress in a feminine manner, something I was never comfortable with,” band member Min Junqian told Reuters. “I just like to dress in a

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Teach Equality in India’s classrooms to End Discrimination, Says Activist

By Anuradha Nagaraj CHENNAI, India, May 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Efforts to combat discrimination against India’s lower castes, religious minorities and women must begin in the classroom, with children holding the key to ending deep-rooted prejudices, a human rights campaigner said. According to the Amnesty International’s annual report for 2015-16, gender and caste based

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