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Megan Rapinoe says US women's football team ready for settlement in equal pay issue, but won't shy away from a fight
Sports

Megan Rapinoe says US women's football team ready for settlement in equal pay issue, but won't shy away from a fight

US women’s national team standout Megan Rapinoe said she’s “optimistic” that she and her fellow players can reach an agreement in their gender discrimination suit against US Soccer, but that they’re also ready for a fight.

Robert De Niro accused of gender discrimination, harassment by former assistant in $12 mn lawsuit
Entertainment

Robert De Niro accused of gender discrimination, harassment by former assistant in $12 mn lawsuit

Robert De Niro's canal production had previously sued his former assistant of embezzlement.

Venice International Film Festival's record on gender parity remains dismal; fest is still largely governed by men
Entertainment

Venice International Film Festival's record on gender parity remains dismal; fest is still largely governed by men

Things are really bad for women filmmakers at the 76th Venice International Film Festival with its poor record on female representation, with only 2 of the 21 films in competition being directed by women.

'Signs of virginity' test scrapped from Maha Uni textbooks for being unscientific
India

'Signs of virginity' test scrapped from Maha Uni textbooks for being unscientific

The report also highlights how virginity tests violate human rights & leads to gender discrimination.

Facebook directs ads in a way to promote racial, gender discrimination: Study
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Facebook directs ads in a way to promote racial, gender discrimination: Study

According to the study, Facebook ads lean on stereotypes when it comes to housing and jobs.

Jammu and Kashmir women marrying non-natives don't lose residency rights, says ex-state advocate general Ishaq Qadri
India

Jammu and Kashmir women marrying non-natives don't lose residency rights, says ex-state advocate general Ishaq Qadri

Women hailing from Jammu and Kashmir who choose to marry men from outside the state do not lose their residency and inheritance rights under Article 35A of the Constitution, a top legal expert said on Tuesday

After Sabarimala, Kerala-based Muslim women's forum to move SC seeking right to offer prayers, entry in mosques
India

After Sabarimala, Kerala-based Muslim women's forum to move SC seeking right to offer prayers, entry in mosques

"Our demand is to end this gender discrimination and allow Muslim women to pray in all mosques, cutting across denominations," said NISA president VP Zuhra.

Facebook accused of gender bias, allowing job ads that discriminate against women
News & Analysis

Facebook accused of gender bias, allowing job ads that discriminate against women

Facebook has "long known" that employers were using its platform for gender discrimination.

Uber being investigated for alleged gender discrimination on grounds of pay
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Uber being investigated for alleged gender discrimination on grounds of pay

Uber CEO promised to change the culture of the ride-hailing company after taking over in August 2017.

How Do You Make A Man?
FWeekend

How Do You Make A Man?

A man need not be defined by the toys he plays with as a child, and the choice of his toys do not impact his sexuality

Chinese tech giants including Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent are under fire for posting sexist job ads
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Chinese tech giants including Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent are under fire for posting sexist job ads

Job ads posted by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, Baidu Inc and Tencent Holdings Ltd were among those that deterred female applicants or objectified women.

Chinese firms, including Alibaba, criticised in Human Rights Watch report for 'men only' job culture
World

Chinese firms, including Alibaba, criticised in Human Rights Watch report for 'men only' job culture

Leading 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.

Microsoft fired 20 employees in response to sexual harassment, refutes that it ignored any complaint
News & Analysis

Microsoft fired 20 employees in response to sexual harassment, refutes that it ignored any complaint

Microsoft also investigated 84 complaints of gender discrimination last year and found around 10 percent of those to be supported at least in part.

Women working at Microsoft filed 238 internal complaints related to gender discrimination and sexual harassment between 2010-16
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Women working at Microsoft filed 238 internal complaints related to gender discrimination and sexual harassment between 2010-16

The figure was cited by plaintiffs suing Microsoft for systematically denying pay raises or promotions to women at the world’s largest software company

Google sued by former YouTube employee for alleged hiring discrimination against white and Asian males
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Google sued by former YouTube employee for alleged hiring discrimination against white and Asian males

The lawsuit claims that Google would only hire people from historically under-represented groups for technical positions.

Former software engineer sues Google for 'bro-culture' which led to sexual harassment
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Former software engineer sues Google for 'bro-culture' which led to sexual harassment

According to the lawsuit, Lee was routinely sexually harassed, throughout her time at Google and targeted by lewd comments and ogled.

What is driving women entrepreneurs to smash the glass ceiling in biotech?
Business

What is driving women entrepreneurs to smash the glass ceiling in biotech?

India is the third-largest startup hub in the world, but in 2016, only 9 percent of startup founders were women.

Judge dismisses gender discrimination lawsuit against Google; says that allegations were 'insufficient to state class claims'
News & Analysis

Judge dismisses gender discrimination lawsuit against Google; says that allegations were 'insufficient to state class claims'

Three ex-Google employees filed a class-action lawsuit against the tech giant accusing it of discriminating against women when it came to pay and promotions

First-ever Gender Vulnerability Index will give activists tangible parameters to tackle discrimination against Indian women
India

First-ever Gender Vulnerability Index will give activists tangible parameters to tackle discrimination against Indian women

The first ever Gender Vulnerability Index (GVI), developed by Plan India, a non-governmental organisation, indicates that Goa is the safest for women and girls while Bihar ranked the lowest for their safety and security.

As #MeToo gains momentum, let's look at how people view feminism and male privilege in urban India
India

As #MeToo gains momentum, let's look at how people view feminism and male privilege in urban India

Even as #MeToo spread like wildfire, several men and women ridiculed and criticised the social media campaign as well as feminism and people who fight for women's rights