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Oct 01, 2018
SC ruling on adultery: Remarks by DCW chief Swati Maliwal are an indication of state of marriageSwati Maliwal would like to stick it to men who cheat on their wives, but it would be nicer if women could deal with being cheated on without also having to deal with shame and impoverishment.
Sep 30, 2018
Sumitra Mahajan asks if reservations will bring welfare to the country, says Ambedkar introduced them for ten yearsSumitra Mahajan stressed that there should be a debate, discussion and also dissent, if required, on each and every issue, but ultimately the decision should be taken in national interest.
Sep 28, 2018
SC ruling in adultery case: Law based on gender stereotypes could not have withstood equality test, verdict a cause of joyThe law criminalising adultery, Section 497 of the IPC is based on stereotyping the roles of one gender, and can never stand any test of equality.
Sep 25, 2018
Kerala-based Sunni Muslim group moves Supreme Court against triple talaq ordinance, calls it 'arbitrary'The Samastha Kerala Jam’eyyath ul-Ulama, a religious organisation of Sunni Muslim scholars and clerics, filed a petition in Supreme Court on Tuesday against the triple talaq ordinance, according to ANI.
Sep 21, 2018
Saudi woman's case against father stirs 'guardianship' debate after court orders him to get her a passportSaudi Arabia is pursuing far-reaching social reforms that include a historic decision allowing women to drive, attend soccer games and take on jobs that once fell outside the narrow confines of traditional gender roles.
Sep 05, 2018
TIFF 2018: Women filmmakers lead Indian representation, from Rima Das to Ritu SarinWhile gender inequality may have come to haunt the Venice Film Festival, TIFF 2018 does not seem to have a problem in that department.
Aug 31, 2018
Venice International Film Festival to sign gender parity protocol, following Cannes, Locarno, SarajevoVenice Film Festival artistic director Alberto Barbera has come under fire for selecting just one film by a female director for the 21-title official competition line-up for the second consecutive year
Aug 30, 2018
Venice International Film Festival: Jury President Guillermo del Toro says gender parity is 'beyond a gesture'Guillermo del Toro spoke about the issue on the opening day of the Venice Film Festival, which has come under fire for its dearth of female-directed films
Jul 27, 2018
Rahul Gandhi's willingness to hear women shows way for political parties, but change begins at homeIn a country where politicians either deify women or dehumanise them Rahul Gandhi’s attempt on Tuesday — even if it’s strategically aimed at positioning himself among women opinion makers at some of India’s top media houses — was well received
Jun 20, 2018
Journalism's #MeToo moment: A guide for media organisations on tackling sexism and misogyny at the workplaceHere are 14 principles and recommendations for the global news publishing community to use when auditing their efforts on gender equality, and on diversity more broadly