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Book Review: Aparna Jain's 'Own It' brings out of unarticulated darkness the indescribable things that happen to women at the workplace

Feb 06, 2016

Book Review: Aparna Jain's 'Own It' brings out of unarticulated darkness the indescribable things that happen to women at the workplace

In Aparna Jain’s book Own It, we hear about harassment of women at the workplace, including microaggressions; maternity leave; and how women stand in the way of their own careers. #Sexual harassment #Women in the workplace #BookReview #Gender diversity #FWeekend #Aparna Jain #Own It
Zika scare: Andhra to spread awareness about mosquito bites, set up helpdesks at airports

Feb 05, 2016

Zika scare: Andhra to spread awareness about mosquito bites, set up helpdesks at airports

Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas directed officials to spread awareness about Zika and the menace of the mosquito bites, especially during day time. #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #Latin America #Panchayat #pregnant women #Zika #Kamineni Srinivas
India retain victorious T20I squad from Australia series for Women's World T20

Feb 05, 2016

India retain victorious T20I squad from Australia series for Women's World T20

Fresh from a historic series triumph over Australia, the Indian women's cricket squad was left unchanged for the World Twenty20 Championship to be held in March-April. #India #Australia #Mithali Raj #SportsTracker #World T20 #Women's World T20
India women's football legend Oinam Bembem Devi to retire after SAG

Feb 04, 2016

India women's football legend Oinam Bembem Devi to retire after SAG

Indian women's football team captain Oinam Bembem Devi, who on Thursday announced that the 12th South Asian Games (SAG) in India will be her last tournament, is hopeful of retaining the top spot in the competition. #India #Manipur #KickingAround #Women's Football #South Asian Games #Indian Football #Oinam Bembem Devi
Gender photogenics: When it comes to online news, women appear more in images than men, says study

Feb 04, 2016

Gender photogenics: When it comes to online news, women appear more in images than men, says study

When it comes to English online news, women appear more in images than men while men are mentioned more in text than women, interesting research that analysed over two million articles to find out how gender is represented in online news has revealed. #BeatThis #online news #Shareworthy #Men and women in media
Railways to form committee to study feasibility of CCTVs in trains

Feb 03, 2016

Railways to form committee to study feasibility of CCTVs in trains

The Railways on Wednesday told the Bombay High Court that it would soon form a committee to study the feasibility of installing CCTV cameras. #India #NewsTracker #Bombay High Court #Security #Women #CCTV #Railways #trains #Camera
Zika virus: Centre asks pregnant women to defer or cancel travel to affected areas

Feb 02, 2016

Zika virus: Centre asks pregnant women to defer or cancel travel to affected areas

Noting that the public needs to be reassured that there is "no cause for undue concern", the ministry said the Central and state governments will take the necessary steps to deal with the virus. #NewsTracker #Health #Health Ministry #JP Nadda #pregnant women #Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme #ICMR #Zika Virus #Aedes aegypti #National Institute of Virology #Gullian Barre Syndrome
Mentally challenged minor girl allegedly raped in Thane

Feb 02, 2016

Mentally challenged minor girl allegedly raped in Thane

A 12-year-old mentally challenged girl from Shil-Daighar in Thane was allegedly raped by an unidentified person, police said on Tuesday. #ThatsJustWrong #India #Thane #Mumbai #Crime #Rape #Women #Crimes against women #Minor girl #mentally challenged girl
Alternate point of view: Ministry clarifies Maneka Gandhi's statement on compulsory sex determination

Feb 02, 2016

Alternate point of view: Ministry clarifies Maneka Gandhi's statement on compulsory sex determination

The ministry clarified that Maneka Gandhi's statement was about a point of view that has often been brought up by stakeholders before the ministry. #female foeticide #NewsTracker #Maneka Gandhi #Women and Child Development Ministry #All India Regional Editors’ Conference
'God cannot discriminate between genders': Sharad Pawar speaks on Shani temple row

Feb 02, 2016

'God cannot discriminate between genders': Sharad Pawar speaks on Shani temple row

Supporting the demand for lifting restrictions on women's entry in Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said God cannot discriminate between genders. #Sharad Pawar #NewsTracker #NCP #Discrimination against women #Devendra Fadnavis #shani temple #Shani Shingnapur