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Indian films high on sexualisation, stereotyping of women UN report

Sep 24, 2014

Indian films high on sexualisation, stereotyping of women UN report

India tops the chart in showing attractive women in its movies and as much as 35 percent of these female characters are shown with some nudity, said UN. #Bollywood #BuzzPatrol #United Nations #Indian films #Women #Entertainment #Nudity #Gender issues #actresses #UN report #sexualisation #stereotyping #female roles
Women unsafe in India: Nothing has changed since Delhi gangrape

Sep 10, 2013

Women unsafe in India: Nothing has changed since Delhi gangrape

Even as the nation await for the verdict in the 16 December Delhi gangrape case, the fact remains that India is still unsafe for women. #OnOurMind #Delhi #Mumbai #women's safety #Gender #Women #Gender issues #India and Women #Women's safety in India
Mumbai gangrape: It's time to reclaim our city, say protesters

Aug 23, 2013

Mumbai gangrape: It's time to reclaim our city, say protesters

While the protest which was organised by journalist organisations in the city was meant to be a 'silent protest', many enraged citizen's were vociferous about their rage at the incident. #India #women's safety #Rape #Freedom #Gender issues #Shakti mills #Mumbai Gangrape #women's security #safe city #Mahalakshmi
Hitchhikers guide to India: stun gun, pocketknife, pepper spray

Jun 07, 2013

Hitchhikers guide to India: stun gun, pocketknife, pepper spray

The Incredible India! ads on foreign shores do entice tourists to travel to India. But the string of gang-rapes and sexual assaults on foreign tourists - the latest from Manali - are forcing women to review their travel plans. #Incredible India #Tourism #Violence against women #Gender issues #Manali
Hitchhikers guide to India: stun gun, pocketknife, pepper spray

Sep 30, 2014

An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure

In the past few weeks, the news cycle has devoted more attention to the issue of domestic violence than it probably has in the past five years combined. Sadly this comes on the heels of the release of the Ray Rice video and subsequent crisis-oriented... #U.S. Congress #National Football League #Ray Rice
Hitchhikers guide to India: stun gun, pocketknife, pepper spray

Sep 29, 2014

Boy's Emma Watson letter goes viral

A 15-year-old British schoolboy has struck a chord with his eloquent response to actress Emma Watson's United Nations speech encouraging men to join in the fight for gender equality. Ed Holtom's letter, published in the Sunday Telegraph, was praised ... #United Nations #London #Emma Watson
Hitchhikers guide to India: stun gun, pocketknife, pepper spray

Oct 01, 2014

Ontario to tackle gender wage gap

Ontario Labour Minister Kevin Flynn has been ordered to develop a strategy to close the 31.5 per cent wage gap between men and women in the province. In her recent mandate letter to Flynn, Premier Kathleen Wynne notes that “women make up an integral ... #Ontario #Kevin Flynn #Kathleen Wynne