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Mar 28, 2017
34 BJP MLAs in UP are women, highest ever, yet at 11% they are still under-representedThirty-four of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) 312 members of legislative assembly (MLAs) in India’s most populous state are women.
Mar 20, 2017
Mira Rajput's college classmate criticises her for remarks on feminismIn a Facebook post, Mira Rajput's classmate says that she belittled women who were not skinny or did not dress fashionably.
Mar 15, 2017
Bangladesh's fight against child marriage is stymied by Child Marriage Restraint Act 2017In the fight against child marriage, Bangladesh, a south Asian country deeply riddled by poverty yet one that is taking quick strides in development and women empowerment, fares as one of the worst.
Mar 12, 2017
Exploring Mira Rajput's polarising take on feminism and its repercussionsyou know what’s more toxic than our ‘new wave of feminism’? Mira Rajput's good old wave of ignorance.
Mar 08, 2017
International Women's Day 2017: Even journalists chasing news have to deal with rampant sexismAt Firstpost, we work in a newsroom that encourages discussions, debates and sometimes even rants on pertinent issues like gender and sexism. A few journalists from our newsroom share the sexism that they have dealt with from the beginning of their career. The International Women’s Day cannot to be restricted to being a token 'day', it's purpose should be to take the narrative forward.
Mar 08, 2017
International Women's Day 2017: Are you gender sensitive? Take our quiz and find outThe world is celebrating International Women's Day on Wednesday. This year the United Nations' theme is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030” which urges men, women and non-binary people to take "groundbreaking action that truly drives the greatest change for women".
Mar 08, 2017
International Women's Day 2017: Melbourne instals 'female traffic lights' to promote gender equalityPedestrian traffic lights showing female figures rather than male have been installed in Melbourne to reduce "unconscious bias" and promote gender equality.
Mar 06, 2017
International Women's Day 2017: P Viji and her fight for women's right to urinateViji has a simple message to women: “Be independent and fight against all those who oppress you. I have done it and I would like you to do it, too.”
Mar 03, 2017
Did you swoon over Justin Trudeau's 'hot pix'? It's okay, there's no need to feel too guiltyThe latest younger version images of Trudeau seem to have broken the internet. Bundled next to the Trudeau shaped box on the internet are two more: Barack Obama's and Joe Biden's special internet collection. Of course, there's a special box for Biden's "hot AF" pictures from when he was (much) younger.
Feb 07, 2017
Mumbai college creates separate section for girls in canteen: Sexism disguised as protectionA college in Mumbai created a separate section for girls in the canteen to prevent sexual assault in the campus.