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In 'Wanderlust' tie up with H&M, Sabyasachi Mukherjee fails to live up to his own sermons on business trickle down
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In 'Wanderlust' tie up with H&M, Sabyasachi Mukherjee fails to live up to his own sermons on business trickle down

The way Sabyasachi X H&M has excluded artisans, picked up motifs from traditional crafts with no credits or compensation and called it ‘inspiration, not replication’ has lead to many questions

Turkey’s exit from Istanbul Convention, treaty protecting women, draws flak from activists, Western allies
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Turkey’s exit from Istanbul Convention, treaty protecting women, draws flak from activists, Western allies

Turkey's retreat from the Instanbul Convention has drawn blanket condemnation from around the world and sparked nationwide protests in a country where domestic violence is prevalent, with at least 300 femicides and 189 suspicious female deaths recorded so far in 2021

‘We should judge systems like the police in how they respond to people with the least, not the most’: Sonia Faleiro
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‘We should judge systems like the police in how they respond to people with the least, not the most’: Sonia Faleiro

The culmination of four years of exhaustive research on the Budaun teenagers’ deaths, Faleiro's new book, The Good Girls, paints a distressing picture of gendered inequalities in modern India. 

Women in Afghanistan worry government's peace accord with Taliban could cost them hard-won rights
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Women in Afghanistan worry government's peace accord with Taliban could cost them hard-won rights

Attacks on women leaders and women's rights activists have intensified since the government of Afghanistan began peace negotiations with the Taliban militant group in September 2020.

16 Days of Activism: Five forms of violence against women with disabilities that must be addressed
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16 Days of Activism: Five forms of violence against women with disabilities that must be addressed

One of the biggest concerns when it comes to data on violence against women with disabilities is that we don’t have disaggregated data to assist in showing the heightened violence faced by them.

In #MeToo era, 'solidarity' requires taking better care of the stories and survivors of sexual violence
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In #MeToo era, 'solidarity' requires taking better care of the stories and survivors of sexual violence

We have been hearing accounts of sexual violence in an unprecedented manner online for almost half a decade now. But even after several waves of #MeToo, we are still struggling to get the concept of solidarity right.

In 'Why Men Rape', writer Tara Kaushal conducts a rigorous investigation into sexual violence in India
India

In 'Why Men Rape', writer Tara Kaushal conducts a rigorous investigation into sexual violence in India

Why Men Rape — An Indian Undercover Investigation, a new book authored by Tara Kaushal, deconstructs the very complex subject of rape, chipping away at the falsehoods patriarchy has perpetrated

'Bois locker room' case pushes us to examine if — and how — technology is shaping misogynistic attitudes towards sex
India

'Bois locker room' case pushes us to examine if — and how — technology is shaping misogynistic attitudes towards sex

Cases such as bois locker room could be a collective failure of society, of teachers and parents, in not making safe spaces for discussing cyber hygiene or netiquette.

What 'bois locker room' case underscores about misogyny: The real problem isn’t on Instagram, it’s in our homes
India

What 'bois locker room' case underscores about misogyny: The real problem isn’t on Instagram, it’s in our homes

The execution of the men responsible for torturing and raping Jyoti Singh on a Delhi bus in 2012 has deterred nothing. That’s because the problem isn’t on Instagram or some ill-lit street. It is in our homes, where we’re rearing our sons, the rapists.

Media's use of imagery in reporting gender-based violence needs to change — and a feminist database has alternatives
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Media's use of imagery in reporting gender-based violence needs to change — and a feminist database has alternatives

Artists who responded to FII's open call for submissions have created imagery that encompasses a number of themes, including representation, empowerment, and solidarity. The emphasis is on images that show women as strong and resilient beings as opposed to stock photos that portray them as hapless victims.

H&M's latest slogan 'I Love GBV' sparks protests over acronym's association with gender based violence
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H&M's latest slogan 'I Love GBV' sparks protests over acronym's association with gender based violence

H&M has said that the acronym GBV in the tagline was an abbreviation of the Italian designer Giambattista Valli and and any other associations were unintentional.

MeToo in India: Repressed childhood, wrong understanding of sexual assault and need to say no
India

MeToo in India: Repressed childhood, wrong understanding of sexual assault and need to say no

What all the women’s groups, feminists and intellectuals should espouse is a nationwide campaign which empowers young girls to say, no, I do not want a hug.

Media coverage of rape cases: Here are the laws that news outlets are expected to comply with
India

Media coverage of rape cases: Here are the laws that news outlets are expected to comply with

The media is expected to comply with an array of laws and guidelines while reporting on rape cases. Here are the major ones.

Pope Francis in Peru: Catholic head denounces femicides, other gender-based crimes in Latin America
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Pope Francis in Peru: Catholic head denounces femicides, other gender-based crimes in Latin America

Pope Francis denounced femicides and other gender-based crimes that have turned Latin America into the most violent place on Earth for women in Trujillo, Peru.

#NiUnaMenos: Campaign against femicides picks up steam in Latin America
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#NiUnaMenos: Campaign against femicides picks up steam in Latin America

An Argentinian campaign called #NiUnaMenos (Not One Less) is drawing attention to high levels of gender-based violence in Latin America.