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May 15, 2018
Japan's female journalists unite to fight sexual harassment, form group to expose abuse at workMany female journalists in Japan said on Tuesday that they were teaming up to fight sexual harassment in the media industry as it is believed to be widespread in the country. The #MeToo movement has been slow to take off in Japan.
May 07, 2017
Narendra Modi's stance on triple talaq 'communal', says Sitaram YechuryTerming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's stand on 'triple talaq' as "communal campaign" CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury on Sunday questioned his alleged silence on impediments to widows' remarriage in other religions.
Jan 10, 2017
Sexual harassment: INBA's findings are no eye-opener when the system itself is blindWhile these might have good intentions, there have been no attempts at actually dealing with any of the problems that became evident in the cases of Sarna, Pachauri, Joshi, or the many other men.
Jul 13, 2016
Dress code for women in universities 'discriminatory', says Centre; Corporate India must take cueIt’s time that not only educational institutions scrapped the dress code, but also stuffy corporates who still insist on formal wear for their employees.
Apr 12, 2016
A wonky Constitution: Why the law is loaded against the Sabarimala temple authoritiesGoing by the sequence of events taking place on the Sabarimala temple, it is clear that the temple authorities are fighting a losing battle.
Feb 08, 2016
Culture minister Mahesh Sharma speaks out in favour of women's entry at SabarimalaUnion minister Mahesh Sharma on Monday favoured the entry of women in Kerala's Sabarimala temple, saying there should be no discrimination on the basis of caste and gender.
Feb 02, 2016
'God cannot discriminate between genders': Sharad Pawar speaks on Shani temple rowSupporting the demand for lifting restrictions on women's entry in Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said God cannot discriminate between genders.
Jan 15, 2016
Here's why women are barred from Sabarimala; It is not because they are 'unclean'The petition by the Young Lawyers’ Association asking the Supreme Court to lift restrictions on women from entering the Sabarimala temple in Kerala could open a can of worms.
Jan 11, 2016
Woman appointed head of temple trust in Maharashtra, ban on women's entry staysAnita Shetye, a housewife, was unanimously appointed the first ever woman chairperson of the famous Shani Shingnapur Temple Trust.
Mar 13, 2015
In Memoriam: Suzette Jordan on her battle to stop being the 'Park street rape victim'The journey back from being 'the Park Street rape victim' to becoming Suzette Jordan once again has been tortuous. Rape makes news but the grueling aftermath often wreaks a whole other trauma.