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Tina Dabi's fake Facebook accounts reveal internet warriors' blinkered mindset

May 18, 2016

Tina Dabi's fake Facebook accounts reveal internet warriors' blinkered mindset

Barely had the news of Tina Dabi topping the civil services examinations broken that internet gladiators began a political war over her success. #ConnectTheDots #Modi #Quotas #Reservations #Gender equality #Ambedkar #UPSC #Tina Dabi #civil services examinations
Mumbai: Trupti Desai prays at Haji Ali Dargah, but not inner sanctum

May 12, 2016

Mumbai: Trupti Desai prays at Haji Ali Dargah, but not inner sanctum

Rights activist Trupti Desai on Thursday entered Mumbai's Haji Ali Dargah to offer prayers amid tight security. #Feminism #India #Religion #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Gender equality #Haji Ali Dargah #Trupti Desai
Haji Ali Sabke Liye: More power to Indian citizens in the quest for an equal world

May 12, 2016

Haji Ali Sabke Liye: More power to Indian citizens in the quest for 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
'Bathroom law' for transgenders sparks dispute between Obama govt, North Carolina

May 10, 2016

'Bathroom law' for transgenders sparks dispute between Obama govt, North Carolina

A bitter dispute over transgender rights between the Obama Administration and the North Carolina state government has taken an ugly turn with both sueing each other in a federal court #United States #Gender equality #LGBT rights #North Carolina #transgenders #Shareworthy #bathroom law
Trupti Desai now wants RSS to admit women

Apr 25, 2016

Trupti Desai now wants RSS to admit women

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) must allow women to become its members, Trupti Desai, who has been leading a campaign for women's right to worship in temples, said on Monday. #NewsTracker #Gender equality #RSS #discrimination #Trupti Desai #Right to pray
Shani Shingnapur row: Bombay HC's observations are a breath of fresh air, writes lawyer-activist

Apr 01, 2016

Shani Shingnapur row: Bombay HC's observations are a breath of fresh air, writes lawyer-activist

In response to a PIL on the Shani Shinganapur temple, the Bombay HC has refused to be tolerant of an archaic, absurd and arbitrary practice where women are not allowed to enter temples #Supreme Court #InMyOpinion #Bombay High Court #Women #Gender equality #Trupti Desai #Shani Shinganapur #temple entry for women
Shani Shingnapur row: Allow women to enter temples, says Maharashtra govt

Apr 01, 2016

Shani Shingnapur row: Allow women to enter temples, says Maharashtra govt

The Maharashtra state government has told the Bombay HC on Friday that it is against gender discrimination, in response to a PIL on the Shani Shingnapur temple. #NewsTracker #Bombay High Court #Gender equality #Shani Shingnapur #temple entry for women
Ban verbal, unilateral and triple talaq and polygamy, suggests Central govt panel

Mar 31, 2016

Ban verbal, unilateral and triple talaq and polygamy, suggests Central govt panel

A Centre-appointed committee has called for a ban on the practice of verbal, unilateral, triple talaq and polygamy #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Gender equality #Human Rights #Dowry #Muslim personal law #Polygamy #triple talaq
Why we must talk about the Pak women's protection bill and its attempt to reconcile rights and Islam

Mar 27, 2016

Why we must talk about the Pak women's protection bill and its attempt to reconcile rights and Islam

Pakistan’s Punjab Assembly passed the Women’s Protection Bill last month. The bill seeks to provide legal protection to women from abuse. #World #Feminism #Life #Pakistan #CriticalPoint #Asia #Karachi #Women #Gender equality #Sexual abuse #Musharraf #Shareworthy #Women's Protection Bill