Free Press Journal
  • Girls spend 50% more time doing house work than boys

    New Delhi : Girls between the age of 5 and 14 years in South Asia spend 50 per cent more time on household chores compared to boys of their age, UNICEF said in new report, highlighting the uneven distribution of unpaid domestic work that reinforces gender stereotypes, reports PTI.

  • How dumb! Blondes are just as smart as others

    New York:  The jokes about “dumb blondes” are, well, just jokes! Researchers have found that the average IQ of blondes may actually be slightly higher than those with other hair colours. While jokes about blondes may seem harmless to some, they can have real-world implications, said study author Jay Zagorsky from The Ohio State University in the US.

  • Jahan Aara One of the two Qazis

    Gender bender: Rajasthan gets first women Qazis

    Jaipur : Breaking down stereotypes, Afroz Begum and Jahan Aara have become the first women Qazis in Rajasthan after completing a two-year training course from Mumbai-based Darul Uloom-i-Nisawa.

  • Men better navigators than women

    Washington DC : Stereotypes are usually baseless, but a recent study has verified one generalization that we encounter in our daily lives: men tend to be better navigators than women, reports ANI.

  • True sexual freedom is to choose from array of options: Author Rachel Hills

    New  Delhi : At a time when several stereotypes associated with sex and pornography are being broken and the millennial generation (those born after 1980) is willing to exercise their sexual freedom more than ever, celebrity millennial author Rachel Hills believes that sexual freedom means getting  rid of the idea that some ways of being sexual are more moral or enlightened  than others.

  • Indian Women

    Breaking stereotypes: Indian women going solo to explore world

    Mumbai:Even as there are various challenges faced by solo travellers, more and more women (70 per cent)in the country have either gone on a solo trip or are planning one, according to a recent survey. About 37 per cent of Indian women travellers have done a solo trip while 33 per cent are open to the idea of travelling solo, revealed a recent survey commissioned by global travel search engine Skyscanner.