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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."
Oct 11, 2017
Indian Navy may get away with sacking sailor Sabi Giri for undergoing sex surgery, but why resist women serving in all rolesThe Indian Navy may be legally in the clear on sacking sailor Sabi Giri but India should consider if it still makes sense to maintain these gender restrictions
Oct 07, 2017
Gender bias behind bars: Why are there so few open prisons for women inmates?It’s clear that women stand a lot to gain from the more reformative system of open prisons, but most such prisons do not allow female prisoners.
Aug 27, 2017
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu appeals to people to stay united for country's progressThe need of the hour for people is to stay united, shun violence and work towards equality in all aspects to enable India progress, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday.
Aug 24, 2017
Google memo writer hires a Republican lawyer to represent him to challenge his terminationBefore his firing, Damore submitted a charge to the U.S. National Labor Relations Board accusing Google upper management of trying to shame him into silence.
Jun 21, 2017
Video Volunteers: In Varanasi adolescent girls are challenging the patriarchy with footballPlaying sports can often be seen as a masculine activity. Those who challenge this often face societal censure. And even when their families are supportive, institutional neglect often force young girls from poorer families to give up their dreams of becoming sports stars. At the same time, each success story, like the gold medal, winning Tajamul Islam from Kashmir, inspire a lot of other girls. The programme undertaken by MSS is doing exactly that- creating a space where girls take up sports and encourage other girls to do the same.