The Astronomical Society of India becomes one of the first professional societies in Asia to constitute a committee to work for gender equity. In September 2015, the Executive Council, ASI approved the formation of a Working Group for Gender Equity (WGGE) to address relevant issues within the Astronomy & Astrophysics community of India.

Please watch this space for our future activities and agenda. Please feel free to contact any of the members of the Working Group to give your suggestions about the issues you feel the working group should be looking into.

WGGE News: Acceptance of a paper on WGGE in "Physics News", more details on paper can be found from the link

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