21 December, 2019
Syllabus subtopic: Role of women and women's organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.
Prelims and Mains focus: about National Population Register (NPR), its significance and the controversy around it
News: THE CPI(M)-led government in Kerala on Friday ordered a ‘stay (on) all the activities connected with the updation of National Population Register (NPR) in the state forthwith’.
About National Population Register (NPR):
The objective of the NPR is to create a comprehensive identity database of every usual resident in the country. The database would contain demographic as well as biometric particulars.
Source: Indian Express
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Abortion rights for single Women Recently, the Supreme Court ruled that all women in the country, regardless of marital status, can have an abortion up to 24 weeks into their pregnancy. What is the Supreme Court's decision? Ruled over an ancient law: It has ruled on a 51-year-old abortion law (The Medical Termination of Pregn
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