• Tag results for sexism

Top French sports pundit Denis Balbir slammed for 'misogynist' remarks

A leading French sports pundit has been labelled a misogynist and widely criticised for claiming women should not commentate football matches because their voices are too high.

published on : 17th October 2018

Young girls primary victims of humanitarian strife

Its research details 'forced marriage, kidnappings, violence, sexual abuse, slavery' and a huge lack in education opportunities.

published on : 24th September 2018

After Serena Williams episode, US Open umpire Carlos Ramos says he is focusing on 'working again'

Ramos gave Williams three code violations in her straight-set loss to Naomi Osaka last weekend, and the American great argued that she wasn't being treated the same as some male players.

published on : 14th September 2018

Revisiting four Grand Slams, four events in 'sexism' rows

Serena Williams's claims of sexism during her spectacular US Open final meltdown follows similar controversies at the season's three other Grand Slams.

published on : 10th September 2018

Women students up in arms over IIT-D hostel curfew

Following the new rule, the girl students and researchers have written to the Internal Complaints Committee explaining the problems faced by them and also proposed some solutions.

published on : 4th September 2018

Women Writers’ Festival: For women, by women to highlight new-age women writers

Second edition of Women Writers’ Festival focused on gender narratives, food writing, children’s fiction and book clubs

published on : 3rd September 2018

US Open 2018: Umpire shouldn't have warned woman for shirt change

There was plenty of criticism of Rask's ruling on social media, including from three-time major champion Andy Murray's mother, Judy.

published on : 30th August 2018

Sabarimala women's entry: Supreme Court begins hearing

The Indian Young Lawyers Association which has challenged the 800-year-old practice of prohibiting the entry of women into the famed Lord Ayyappan Temple. 

published on : 17th July 2018

FIFA asks TV producers to cut down on fan close-ups during World Cup telecasts over sexism fears

The cameras sometimes zoom in on female spectators.

published on : 13th July 2018

FIFA World Cup marred by 'significant' sexism outside the stadium

Piara Powar, the head of the FARE network which monitors discrimination in European soccer said the victims had included Russian women harassed by fans and television reporters.

published on : 12th July 2018

Disney reports 22 per cent pay gap in favour of men in Britain

At Disney's UK stores, male staff members were paid 19.8 per cent more on average, and received 77.2 per cent more than women in bonus payments.

published on : 1st April 2018

More women judges needed in courts: Former Delhi HC Chief Justice G Rohini

In the Supreme Court and High Courts, women judges constitute not more than 10 per cent of the total work force.

published on : 1st April 2018

Laurels for Malayali woman who led war against sexism at Cambridge University

A Malayali woman's mission at the University of Cambridge to end the systemic sexism which has been causing much hardship, especially among girl students from India, has yielded rich results.

published on : 4th February 2018

Maggie Gyllenhaal won’t talk about sexism on award shows

The actor said that she doesn’t like to talk about the current sexual harassment in Hollywood when she's at awards shows as she feels it needs a greater conversation than a quick interview.

published on : 26th January 2018

Sexism, patriarchy very much exists in Indian film industry: Filmmaker Mira Nair 

The filmmaker, who once turned down an offer to direct 'Harry Potter 4' to pursue 'Namesake', based on Jhumpa lahiri's novel, said she doesn't regret her decision.

published on : 25th January 2018
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