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Apr 24, 2018
Chinese tech giants including Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent are under fire for posting sexist job adsJob ads posted by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, Baidu Inc and Tencent Holdings Ltd were among those that deterred female applicants or objectified women.
Apr 23, 2018
Chinese firms, including Alibaba, criticised in Human Rights Watch report for 'men only' job cultureLeading Chinese firms including e-commerce giant Alibaba were heavily criticised on Monday for gender discrimination in job adverts in a new report which said the landscape for the female workforce in China was deteriorating.
Apr 21, 2018
Media coverage of rape cases: Here are the laws that news outlets are expected to comply withThe media is expected to comply with an array of laws and guidelines while reporting on rape cases. Here are the major ones.
Apr 19, 2018
Kathua rape case: Defence lawyer's misogynist statement on woman police officer reflects widely prevalent attitudesThere is no better example of ugly Indian male chauvinism than the recent remark of Ankur Sharma, the lawyer for the accused in the Kathua rape case.
Apr 18, 2018
Women in Science: Inside Sreelaja Nair's 'fish facility' where she studies life's early stagesSreelaja Nair set up her lab at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research from scratch. She now does extensive work in the field of embryology
Apr 17, 2018
India wins six elections to UN Economic and Social Council bodies, including influential NGO committeeIndia has won six elections to United Nations Economic and Social Council (Ecosoc) bodies, five of them unanimously
Apr 16, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: CGF chief Louise Martin says CWG's gender equality in medals should inspire other multi-sport eventsCommonwealth Games Federation president Louise Martin urged all multi-sports tournaments to follow its lead and have equal medals for men and women as she insisted the competition still had a role in the modern era.
Apr 15, 2018
Kathua and Unnao cases: Linking sexual crimes with identity politics obstructs reforms in rape lawsIt is only when there is outrage primarily about the rape, and not about how brutal it was or how it would pit one community against another — for example, the Kathua rape case — that real radical reform will follow
Apr 11, 2018
Will gender pay parity remain a pipe dream? Indian companies can do more to ensure equal pay for equal workFor starters, a little bit of effort and open mindedness is all we need to ensure equality and parity at workplaces.
Apr 07, 2018
The 'impurity' of women; or how men preserve their stranglehold over sacred institutionsIn India, women continue to be left out when it comes to religious rites, entering some temples and making the rules | #FirstCulture