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Govt to oppose triple talaq practice in Supreme Court on grounds of women's rights

Sep 18, 2016

Govt to oppose triple talaq practice in Supreme Court on grounds of women's rights

The Centre will be opposing in the Supreme Court the triple talaq practice on the grounds of women's rights. #Feminism #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Gender equality #Women's rights #Uniform Civil Code #triple talaq
Sheryl Sandberg tells us why tech needs women at the 'Women in Product' community event

Sep 15, 2016

Sheryl Sandberg tells us why tech needs women at the 'Women in Product' community event

Sheryl Sandberg was among many senior women product managers who attended the Women in product event, a first of its kind conference held by women, for women. #facebook #Technology #Gender equality #Sheryl Sandberg Facebook COO #lean in together #Women in Product #facebook hq
Grave issue: How an important technicality influenced the landmark Haji Ali ruling

Sep 10, 2016

Grave issue: How an important technicality influenced the landmark Haji Ali ruling

Women were not allowed into the sanctum sanctorum of the Haji Ali Dargah as it is considered a 'sin' for them to visit graves. But here's the thing: the remains of Pir Haji Ali Shah were never interred at the spot, which means the Dargah could not be considered a tomb. #Gender equality #Haji Ali Dargah #Haji Ali Bombay High Court petition #FWeekend #Haji Ali Bombay High Court ruling #right to worship
Sabarimala and the right to worship: We need a better solution than forced temple entry

Sep 03, 2016

Sabarimala and the right to worship: We need a better solution than forced temple entry

In a situation like Sabarimala's, there has to be a nuanced argument and a properly worked out solution. Forced temple entry can never result in a proper solution. #Kerala #Gender equality #Sabarimala #FWeekend #Ayappa #Trupti Desai #Haji Ali verdict #right to worship #Ready To Wait
Aishwaryaa Dhanush: By 2030, we should be able to achieve gender equality

Aug 30, 2016

Aishwaryaa Dhanush: By 2030, we should be able to achieve gender equality

Filmmaker Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Dhanush's new role is that of UN Women’s Advocate for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in India #Rajinikanth #UN Women #Gender equality #Dhanush #Women's empowerment #Aishwaryaa Dhanush
Haji Ali Dargah: Bombay HC's landmark ruling is a step closer to an equal world

Aug 26, 2016

Haji Ali Dargah: Bombay HC's landmark ruling is a step closer to an equal world

Along with Trupti Desai and her group these citizens have decided to stand up and be counted for womens’ equality in religion. #Religion #InMyOpinion #Gender equality #Haji Ali Dargah #Gender discrimination #Trupti Desai #Shani Shingnapur #Right to pray
Maneka Gandhi's remark on paternity leave is justified as most men don't perform domestic work

Aug 26, 2016

Maneka Gandhi's remark on paternity leave is justified as most men don't perform domestic work

Paternity leave is important in theory because it establishes the fact that child care is the responsibility of both husband and wife. However, Gandhi’s apprehension is also justifiable. #Feminism #CriticalPoint #Gender equality #maternity leave #Paternity leave #Child care #Gender Roles
Manipur should take the struggle over from Irom Sharmila instead of abandoning her

Aug 10, 2016

Manipur should take the struggle over from Irom Sharmila instead of abandoning her

Shame on the people of Manipur who made Irom Sharmila feel dejected by preventing her from entering Kaisampat area of Imphal town. #Politics #Feminism #India #CriticalPoint #Hunger strike #Manipur #Women #Gender equality #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #fast #Human Rights #Kaisampat
In Finland, gender equality not a myth: Study finds most men willing to do chores

Aug 09, 2016

In Finland, gender equality not a myth: Study finds most men willing to do chores

While both male and female respondents in Finland thought most chores were suitable for both sexes, a few dirtier or heavier tasks remained more divisive. #OECD #Gender equality #Finland #SliceOfLife #housework #Association for Finnish Work