Latest News on Gender Discrimination
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Mar 17, 2018
Microsoft fired 20 employees in response to sexual harassment, refutes that it ignored any complaintMicrosoft also investigated 84 complaints of gender discrimination last year and found around 10 percent of those to be supported at least in part.
Mar 13, 2018
Women working at Microsoft filed 238 internal complaints related to gender discrimination and sexual harassment between 2010-16The figure was cited by plaintiffs suing Microsoft for systematically denying pay raises or promotions to women at the world’s largest software company
Mar 04, 2018
Google sued by former YouTube employee for alleged hiring discrimination against white and Asian malesThe lawsuit claims that Google would only hire people from historically under-represented groups for technical positions.
Mar 01, 2018
Former software engineer sues Google for 'bro-culture' which led to sexual harassmentAccording to the lawsuit, Lee was routinely sexually harassed, throughout her time at Google and targeted by lewd comments and ogled.
Feb 17, 2018
What is driving women entrepreneurs to smash the glass ceiling in biotech?India is the third-largest startup hub in the world, but in 2016, only 9 percent of startup founders were women.
Dec 07, 2017
Judge dismisses gender discrimination lawsuit against Google; says that allegations were 'insufficient to state class claims'Three ex-Google employees filed a class-action lawsuit against the tech giant accusing it of discriminating against women when it came to pay and promotions
Nov 03, 2017
First-ever Gender Vulnerability Index will give activists tangible parameters to tackle discrimination against Indian womenThe first ever Gender Vulnerability Index (GVI), developed by Plan India, a non-governmental organisation, indicates that Goa is the safest for women and girls while Bihar ranked the lowest for their safety and security.
Oct 23, 2017
As #MeToo gains momentum, let's look at how people view feminism and male privilege in urban IndiaEven as #MeToo spread like wildfire, several men and women ridiculed and criticised the social media campaign as well as feminism and people who fight for women's rights
Oct 14, 2017
Politicising gender detracts from our ability to frame neutral, equitable lawsUnfortunately, our judgment of right and wrong can often be biased by gender, rather than being embedded in factual accuracy or a moral framework.
Oct 11, 2017
Sachin Tendulkar bats for girl child, says daughters aren't burdens to be married off in hasteTendulkar said: "Parents and communities must see their daughters as assets and as individuals capable of standing on their feet and contributing to the society."