The Asian Age

‘ Steps on gen­der sen­si­ti­sa­tion soon’

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New Delhi: Union hu­man re­source de­vel­op­ment min­is­ter Sm­riti Irani on Mon­day said steps will be taken to make gen­der sen­si­ti­sa­tion a core fea­ture of the ed­u­ca­tional cur­ric­ula. Point­ing to­wards the gov­ern­ment’s re­solve to tackle the men­ace of crimes against women, Ms Irani said, “Through text­books, we will en­deav­our to en­sure that gen­der sen­si­ti­sa­tion is an is­sue which is at the core of our cur­ricu­lum and that is be­ing started from to­day.” She said the coun­cil is ded­i­cat­ing the en­tire year to gen­der sen­si­ti­sa­tion and in­clu­sion of gen­der sub­jects in the aca­demic cur­ric­ula.

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