Single woman’s lot

India is just about making peace with its spinsters. Women who never marry are ‘stubborn’ and ‘over-educated’, poor things, but there is still hope.

published on : 5th December 2021

Hamas' male guardianship law keeps Gaza woman from studying abroad

Human Rights Watch, a New York-based group that is deeply critical of the blockade, called on Hamas to lift its restrictions.

published on : 6th November 2021

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev Column: Can man, woman ever be equal?

Instead of trying to fit a woman into a masculine world, it is time we structure society and the world so that there is an equal role for masculine and feminine.

published on : 17th October 2021

Workers at Jeff Bezos' rocket company 'Blue Origin' allege sexism, safety risks

The employees, led by former head of Blue Origin employee communications Alexandra Abrams, state that 'numerous senior leaders have been known to be consistently inappropriate with women.'

published on : 1st October 2021

Lucky Indian men and everyday sexism

Once while travelling in a plane, bus or bullock cart, I saw a man fast asleep in a seated position.

published on : 26th September 2021

Young women lead churn within Muslim League

The young women leaders are talking about the “politics of honourable existence”, which is beyond the comprehension of the present IUML leadership.

published on : 17th September 2021

Women can't be ministers, they should rather give birth: Taliban spokesperson

Taliban spokesperson Sayed Zekrullah Hashimi said that women can't be made ministers and they should rather give birth.

published on : 10th September 2021

Taliban ban sports for women, say 'face and body will not be covered': Report

But in a statement released Thursday, Cricket Australia said it would not proceed with the planned test starting Nov. 27 if news reports of Taliban views on the women’s game were true.

published on : 9th September 2021

Mixed classes banned by Taliban but Afghan women will be allowed to attend university

The group have pledged to respect progress made in women's rights, but only according to their strict interpretation of Islamic law.

published on : 29th August 2021

University of Mysore's circular imposing curbs on movement of girls withdrawn 

Minister C N Ashwath Narayan directed Vice-Chancellors of Universities to take security measures and create safe campuses.

published on : 28th August 2021

'Sport appeal, gender equity': Olympic broadcasters curb sexual images of female athletes

Gymnasts from Germany sent a message against uniforms they believe exploit their sexuality by competing in Tokyo wearing unitards that covered their legs to the ankle.

published on : 26th July 2021

When given mobile phones, girls elope with boys: Uttar Pradesh Women Commission member

When asked by journalists about rising rape cases and other crimes against women, she blamed mothers for what is happening with their daughters.

published on : 10th June 2021

'Dirty joke' against Mayawati: Actor Randeep Hooda removed as ambassador of UN's environmental treaty

Hooda has been under fire since Wednesday when a nine-year-old video of him making a "joke", which social media users termed casteist and sexist, went viral online.

published on : 28th May 2021

Gender inequality widening after decade of progress: World Economic Forum

A decade of slow progress towards better parity between the sexes has screeched to a halt, the World Economic Forum said today, warning the global gender gap was now widening.

published on : 2nd November 2017

Bob Weinstein denies sexual harassment claim by TV showrunner

Amanda Segel, an executive producer of "The Mist", alleged that Weinstein repeatedly made romantic advances and asked her to join him for private dinners. 

published on : 18th October 2017
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