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Apr 09, 2019
Understanding mental illness: When insurance and psychiatry meet, what language do they speak?Insurance companies think mental illness can lead to physical illness or accident, and consequently reject what are termed bad lives or substandard lives. This is not surprising; viewed as a purely capitalist enterprise, insurance companies can be expected to only seek profit
Dec 26, 2018
Immigrants with anglicised names face less bias than those with ethnic namesMany immigrants voluntarily change their name from their ethnic names to fit into a new community.
Dec 21, 2018
Trans inclusion at the workplace: How corporate India can play a role in setting up support systemsThere is a need to assess the actual efforts being taken by organisations to make workplaces inclusive. Mere tokenism is not enough
Dec 19, 2018
Centre releases draft child protection policy, invites comments from stakeholders till 4 January: All you need to knowThe draft child protection policy has been uploaded to the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) website, and the ministry has invited comments from stakeholders until 4 January.
Dec 03, 2018
World Disability Day: Community will remain on margins of society until rights are ensured, discrimination isn't stoppedWe create inspirational stories about people overcoming disability, but never ask why there were barriers to be overcome in the first place.
Dec 01, 2018
China's Uighur Muslims told to share bed, meals with govt-appointed Han relatives as party infiltrates homes to spy on communityUnder Chinese president Xi Jinping, the Uighur homeland has been blanketed with stifling surveillance, from armed checkpoints on street corners to facial-recognition-equipped CCTV cameras steadily surveying passers-by.
Sep 28, 2018
'Not for SC to interfere in religious practices': Justice Indu Malhotra dissents against majority judgment in Sabarimala caseJustice Malhotra, the lone woman judge in the bench, passed a dissenting judgment and said that issues which have deep religious connotation should not be tinkered with.
Sep 19, 2018
Facebook accused of gender bias, allowing job ads that discriminate against womenFacebook has "long known" that employers were using its platform for gender discrimination.
Jul 28, 2018
After Mesut Ozil's exit, #metwo trends on Twitter as Germans from minority backgrounds share stories of discriminationThousands of Germans from ethnic minority backgrounds have shared their experiences of discrimination on social media, after Mesut Ozil quit the national team.
Jul 25, 2018
Sabarimala women's entry: Celibate nature of Lord Ayyappa protected by Constitution, ex-AG tells Supreme CourtThe Kerala government has expressed support for the entry of women of all age groups inside the Sabarimala temple's inner sanctum.