sexism

UK abolishes 'sexist' tax on women's sanitary products

The move was widely praised by women's rights advocates as well as proponents of the country's departure from the European Union.

published on : 1st January 2021

A throwback to when these Kerala women stood up to cyberbullies in 2020

The long list of high-profile women across fields who faced cyberattacks shows how sexist values have corroded Kerala society.

published on : 29th December 2020

'Ouster shows gender bias in politics': Japan councilwomen who accused mayor of sexual assault

The case is seen as an example of how women who raise their voices over alleged sexual assaults are often treated in Japan. It is extremely rare for victims of assault to go public.

published on : 18th December 2020

Virginity test violates women's fundamental rights: Pakistan disapproves 'two-finger test' on rape survivors 

The petition pointed out that the Human Rights Watch, UN Human Rights Organisation and the WHO have called for the elimination of the TFT.

published on : 10th October 2020

Big gender divide in India’s premier educational, scientific institutions

The NITs showed an average of 17.75% women faculty and the CSIR had 4,600 active scientists, of which only 18.48% were women.

published on : 13th September 2020

Fifty shades of Feminism

Despite being set in the 70s, Mrs. America is painfully relevant to the current political climate.

published on : 2nd September 2020

'Patently wrong': PM Jacinda hits back at Trump's coronavirus claims against New Zealand

New Zealand had been hailed as a global success story after eradicating local transmission of the virus and Ardern was lauded as the "anti-Trump".

published on : 18th August 2020

Need to record history and protect language, traditions of indigenous people: Prof Surya Dhananjay

The Women Achievers Award winner talks about her challenges, life trajectory and achievements as ‘International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples’ was celebrated on Sunday.

published on : 11th August 2020

There's no vaccine for patriarchy: 'Natkhat' director Shaan Vyas 

In his research, the 35-year-old said, he found that the law reforms were largely for the gangrape victims.

published on : 11th June 2020

England's Heather Knight worries about women's sport post-coronavirus, here is why

Cash-strapped governing bodies, desperate to regain lost income, will prioritise money-spinning men's events over generally less lucrative women's fixtures, she worries. 

published on : 27th April 2020

Mel Gibson thought I was too old to star opposite him: Sharon Stone

The 62-year-old actor said she was criticised for her appearance at a time when the #MeToo movement wasn't even in sight.

published on : 16th April 2020

Megan Rapinoe excited as US men's football team issues statement supporting equal pay

The US women have been fighting since 2016 for equality with their male counterparts and are seeking back pay totalling nearly $67 million.

published on : 5th March 2020

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

Kangana takes a dig at sexism in Bollywood; Hrithik Roshan, Shah Rukh hit badly

All India Bakchod in collaboration with actress Kangana Ranaut has released a video which is a take on how Bollywood treats woman and how sexism has been normalised.

published on : 13th September 2017
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