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Facebook slammed for auction post selling 17-year-old as a child bride: Report
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Facebook slammed for auction post selling 17-year-old as a child bride: Report

Reportedly, at least five men, including the region's deputy general, participated in the bidding of the teenager.

Delhi man arrested for masturbating in front of female student on bus; survivor says commuters watched, no one helped
India

Delhi man arrested for masturbating in front of female student on bus; survivor says commuters watched, no one helped

A man was arrested in Delhi on Wednesday on charges of masturbating in front of a girl on a bus. The survivor said that no one on the bus helped her and she had to overpower the culprit alone.

What really happened at the meeting with Twitter's Jack Dorsey: An open chat, not a planned attack on Brahmins
India

What really happened at the meeting with Twitter's Jack Dorsey: An open chat, not a planned attack on Brahmins

The statement is a little disappointing because, while business concerns are real for a company like Twitter, elsewhere in the world they stand up for what’s right.

Facebook removed over 2 billion pieces with
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Facebook removed over 2 billion pieces with "unacceptable content" in 2018

Facebook claims that their proactive detection rate for violence and graphic content has increased 25 percent.

Ananga-Ranga in the #MeToo era: Subjugation of women who seek pleasure has been the norm since medieval times
India

Ananga-Ranga in the #MeToo era: Subjugation of women who seek pleasure has been the norm since medieval times

Women have no right to either seek or express their pleasure; that renders them, like the woman in the Ananga-Ranga, a shrew to be tamed

#MeToo: Companies need to get external hands to vet background checks for management brass, say experts
Business

#MeToo: Companies need to get external hands to vet background checks for management brass, say experts

The financial sector leads in carrying out employee background checks, while the IT industry is fast catching up with data breaches and information confidentiality becoming a big concern.

#MeToo: Examining the historical baggage of 'due process' and the limitations of rule of law
India

#MeToo: Examining the historical baggage of 'due process' and the limitations of rule of law

Due process is important for the certainty it involves, but it is critical to ask what else and who else it involves before suggesting that an abused person set legal mechanisms into motion

#MeToo in India: A list of allegations as reported on social media, and followed up by Firstpost
India

#MeToo in India: A list of allegations as reported on social media, and followed up by Firstpost

As a second wave of #MeToo allegations have taken over social media timelines in India over the past couple of weeks, a wide range of accusations — from inappropriate behaviour to rape — have been levelled against public personalities from the fields of (mainly) the media and entertainment

Editors Guild of India 'condemns predatory conduct of men', expresses solidarity with women speaking up in #MeToo movement
India

Editors Guild of India 'condemns predatory conduct of men', expresses solidarity with women speaking up in #MeToo movement

The Editors Guild of India has also expressed "gratitude and solidarity towards women journalists" who shared their stories as part of the #MeToo movement.

#MeToo: Kashmir Women's Collective puts out list of harassment cases; allegations crop up against several scribes
India

#MeToo: Kashmir Women's Collective puts out list of harassment cases; allegations crop up against several scribes

Kashmir Women's Collective to publicly shame the abusers and "pressurise them and others into behaving more responsibly"

Women in Media group condemns 'rampant sexism, misogyny', releases to-do list for J-schools, media organisations; read full statement
India

Women in Media group condemns 'rampant sexism, misogyny', releases to-do list for J-schools, media organisations; read full statement

In light of the #MeToo movement, the Network of Women in Media has released a statement that makes several demands, including counselling for the survivor and the accused, assistance in filing complaints and support for freelance journalists, who are especially vulnerable.

Facebook to allow its users to hide, delete multiple offensive comments at once
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Facebook to allow its users to hide, delete multiple offensive comments at once

The feature is said to arrive on desktops and Android. It will roll out on iOS in the coming months.

Uttar Pradesh Police assault woman in Meerut: New video shows VHP activists thrashing her friend in front of cop
India

Uttar Pradesh Police assault woman in Meerut: New video shows VHP activists thrashing her friend in front of cop

Two days after the Uttar Pradesh Police drew flak over a video showing few personnel harassing a medical student for allegedly being in a relationship with a Muslim man in Meerut, a new video related to the same incident surfaced on Thursday.

Travel vlogger shares ordeal of harassment at Delhi hotel as men 'patrolled' outside her room; OYO, police look into matter
India

Travel vlogger shares ordeal of harassment at Delhi hotel as men 'patrolled' outside her room; OYO, police look into matter

A travel vlogger, going by the YouTube channel Travellight, has narrated her story of being harassed by the staff of a Delhi hotel she stayed in during her visit to India.

Six men in Navi Mumbai sentenced to 5 years for abetting suicide and humiliating victim's family in 2009
India

Six men in Navi Mumbai sentenced to 5 years for abetting suicide and humiliating victim's family in 2009

Due to the constant harassment and humiliation by the accused, one of the daughters of the woman consumed poison and ended her life, following which the accused were booked and arrested.

39-year-old air hostess commits suicide in Delhi, say police; parents accuse husband of dowry harassment
India

39-year-old air hostess commits suicide in Delhi, say police; parents accuse husband of dowry harassment

A 39-year-old air hostess allegedly committed suicide after jumping from the terrace of her house in Hauz Khas, south Delhi, on Saturday, ANI reported.

Lack of women's safety a 'social problem', says Ravi Shankar Prasad in London; urges people not to single out any country for blame
India

Lack of women's safety a 'social problem', says Ravi Shankar Prasad in London; urges people not to single out any country for blame

Any issue of women's safety is "unfortunate" and joint efforts are needed to address this "social problem", Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said.

Jammu and Kashmir Police detain suspects over stabbing and harassment of Sikh girl
India

Jammu and Kashmir Police detain suspects over stabbing and harassment of Sikh girl

The Sikh minority girl has alleged that a group of students, including a woman, put pressure on her to offer prayers during Ramzan and “mentally tortured” her to “convert”.

Mumbai journalist accuses woman co-passenger in Uber cab of physical assault and racial abuse, files police complaint
India

Mumbai journalist accuses woman co-passenger in Uber cab of physical assault and racial abuse, files police complaint

A journalist from Mumbai has alleged that she was "racially abused" and attacked by a woman co-passenger in a shared Uber cab at Lower Parel, according to tweets posted by her

Jessica Walter opens up on Jeffrey Tambor verbally harassing her on sets of Arrested Development
Entertainment

Jessica Walter opens up on Jeffrey Tambor verbally harassing her on sets of Arrested Development

Jessica Walter spoke through tears as she recounted that Jeffrey Tambor "never crossed the line on our show". He verbally harassed her, but he did apologise