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Women should be allowed entry into all temples: Shashi Tharoor

Feb 10, 2016

Women should be allowed entry into all temples: Shashi Tharoor

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday said the Sabarimala temple must open its doors to women of all age groups. #India #Kerala #NewsTracker #Gender #Shashi Tharoor #temples #Sabarimala #Gender discrimination #Right to pray #Kerala Dewaswom
Why does one pay dowry? Maharashtra girl commits suicide to alleviate her father of 'burden'

Jan 22, 2016

Why does one pay dowry? Maharashtra girl commits suicide to alleviate her father of 'burden'

In a tragic incident, an 18-year-old girl from Latur district, who was academically bright, committed suicide so her poor farmer father doesn't have to pay dowry for her marriage. #NewsTracker #Marriage #Maharashtra #Dowry #Gender discrimination #Marathwada #social evils
After SC observations, Sabarimala temple board says ban on women part of 'custom'

Jan 12, 2016

After SC observations, Sabarimala temple board says ban on women part of 'custom'

A day after Supreme Court questioned the ban on the entry of women of menstrual age group at Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala, Travancore Devaswom Board on Tuesday said the restriction was part of a custom. #Kerala #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Sabarimala #Sabarimala temple #Gender discrimination #Vishwa Hindu Parishad #Young Lawyers Association
PT Usha writes to PM Modi protesting SGFI's decision to segregate events based on gender

Nov 24, 2015

PT Usha writes to PM Modi protesting SGFI's decision to segregate events based on gender

Track legend PT Usha has shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi protesting against the decision of School Games Federation of India to organise the athletic events for boys and girls separately. #Sports #India #Athletics #SportsTracker #Gender discrimination #PT Usha #1988 Olympic Games #PM Narendra Modi #School Games Federation of India
Women perceived incompetent because of gender, says study

Jan 07, 2015

Women perceived incompetent because of gender, says study

According to the students, though women get elected as sarpanch but the actual decision-making is done by male members of their families. #HowThisWorks #Women #Maharashtra #Gender discrimination #Indian Science Congress #Applied Psychology
Men's International Day anthem: Bad advertising meets sexist cliche

Nov 17, 2014

Men's International Day anthem: Bad advertising meets sexist cliche

In a highly idiotic video, makers of "He" decided to come up with an anthem titled "#ShowMenSomeLove," about how life has been unfair to men. #ToTheContrary #Men #SocialMedia #Viral video #Gender discrimination #ViralVideo #Men's International Day
No women or dogs allowed in library: Aligarh Muslim Univ ban on girl students is a shame

Nov 12, 2014

No women or dogs allowed in library: Aligarh Muslim Univ ban on girl students is a shame

According to a report in The Times of India, the AMU VC turned down a plea from the students of the Women's College to access the Maulana Azad Library saying that they would 'attract' more boys. #India #Sexual violence #Education in India #Aligarh Muslim University #Gender discrimination #sexism #AMU #misogyny
AMU vice chancellor's remarks an insult to women: Smriti Irani

Nov 11, 2014

AMU vice chancellor's remarks an insult to women: Smriti Irani

According to Times Now, the HRD secretary wrote to AMU's vice chancellor seeking details after the VC claimed that due to the presence of girls, the number of boys in the library would go up four times. #India #Sexual violence #Education in India #Aligarh Muslim University #Gender discrimination #sexism #AMU #misogyny
Aus couple abandon baby born to Indian surrogate over gender

Oct 09, 2014

Aus couple abandon baby born to Indian surrogate over gender

An Australian couple abandoned one of their biological child born to a surrogate mother in India because of the baby's gender, despite Australian consular officials pleading with them to take home the twins. #Australia #Surrogacy #Gender discrimination #surrogate pregnancy #baby trade #India
Tinder, former executive settle sexual harassment case

Sep 09, 2014

Tinder, former executive settle sexual harassment case

A former executive who accused popular dating-app company Tinder of sexual harassment and discrimination has settled her lawsuit with the startup, ending a dispute that cast a spotlight over the treatment of women in the technology industry. #US #Sexual harassment #Los Angeles #Gender discrimination #Tinder #dating app #technology industry #Sean Rad #Justin Mateen