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Women's rights group shuts down after rising pressure from Chinese authorities

Jun 05, 2015

Women's rights group shuts down after rising pressure from Chinese authorities

A women's rights organization connected to five feminist activists said Friday it has been forced to shut down permanently because of mounting pressure from authorities. #China #NewsTracker #Women's rights #feminist
China upset as Hillary Clinton denounces women's detention

Apr 07, 2015

China upset as Hillary Clinton denounces women's detention

China called on other countries on Tuesday to respect its judicial sovereignty after US former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton denounced as "inexcusable" the detention of five women activists. #China #US #NewsTracker #Hillary Clinton #Secretary of State #Women #Feminists #women activists
UK: Feminists cheer as 'The Sun' says no more topless models on Page 3

Jan 21, 2015

UK: Feminists cheer as 'The Sun' says no more topless models on Page 3

Feminists are rejoicing at the disappearance of bare breasts from the British tabloid The Sun though the newspaper is not saying whether the decision to ditch its "Page 3 girls" is permanent. #NewsTracker #The Sun #Feminists #The Sun Page 3 #Page 3 girls #Topless models
The F-word paradox: Why it's easier to be a feminist when you don't have breasts

Sep 25, 2014

The F-word paradox: Why it's easier to be a feminist when you don't have breasts

A woman who identifies as feminist is immediately regarded as part of an iron-clad contract-bound sisterhood which has to march in lock step on every issue. #Feminism #HowThisWorks #Emma Watson #Katy Perry #Joseph Gordon-Levitt #feminist #Kavita Krishnan #HeForShe #Emma Watson on feminism #Feminist campaign
Watch: Critics discuss how Bollywood's getting better with women centric films

Sep 01, 2014

Watch: Critics discuss how Bollywood's getting better with women centric films

In the newest episode of Film Stripped, Entertainment Editor of CNN IBN, Rajeev Masand, Entertainment Editor of Firstpost, Deepanjana Pal and journalist Mihir Fadnavis discuss the leading ladies of our films and how women centric films have gotten better this year. #BuzzPatrol #feminist #Critics #Film Stripped #women centric
I thought feminism was about hating men Taylor Swift

Aug 27, 2014

I thought feminism was about hating men Taylor Swift

"As a teenager, I didn't understand that saying you're a feminist is just saying that you hope women and men will have equal rights and equal opportunities, she told. #Feminism #Music #Country music #Taylor Swift #feminist #Holywood #Emmys 2014 #popstar
Mamata banning book on atrocities against women tyrannical Brinda Karat

Feb 04, 2014

Mamata banning book on atrocities against women tyrannical Brinda Karat

"Nari Nirjantan Pratirodh Mancha" (Forum against the Oppression of Women) had planned the release of the Bengali book "Parajayee Nari" yesterday but the Book Fair authorities cancelled it claiming that it has political connotations. #Feminism #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Book #Brinda Karat #feminist #tyranny
Britain's first female leader Maggie Thatcher rejected feminist tag

Apr 09, 2013

Britain's first female leader Maggie Thatcher rejected feminist tag

The former prime minister, who died Monday aged 87, rejected the label "I owe nothing to women's lib," she once said and she leaves a contested legacy for women. #NewsTracker #Britain #Margaret Thatcher #feminist
Why you are a feminist and don't even know it

Mar 08, 2013

Why you are a feminist and don't even know it

Lots of people- women included, find the term 'feminism' abhorrent. But chances are that many of them are feminist, even if they don't want to call themselves that. #Feminism #ConnectTheDots #Feminists #Equal Rights
Dear Indian feminists, you need to take a break

Feb 21, 2013

Dear Indian feminists, you need to take a break

American feminists seem to have hijacked their agenda, Indian feminists seem to believe. This, they won't take lying down. #InMyOpinion #Harvard University #Women's rights #Justice JS Verma Committee #Feminists