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Jan 15, 2019
NCW asks West Bengal DGP to investigate Jadavpur University professor's 'misogynistic' comments on 'virgin brides'The Jadavpur University professor had written a piece on "Virgin Brides", comparing them to a sealed cold drink or a packet of biscuits.
Jan 10, 2019
Robotic sex toy stripped off CES 2019 Innovation Award for being 'immoral'Lora DiCarlo won an award at CES 2019 and then the organisers took it away, calling it 'immoral.'
Dec 17, 2018
Armed forces globally reek of misogyny; General Bipin Rawat's remarks on women in combat roles cements theoryThe real question is whether the hypermasculinity in the global military can adjust to women rising up the ranks in what has been male-dominated terrain for generations. But when servicemen like Rawat high up in the ranks pass such distasteful comments, how can we expect to combat (pun intended) the disrespect women in the military face?
Nov 12, 2018
#MeToo: Understanding consent and sex-positivity in a patriarchal societyPatriarchal hookup culture treats consent like a game, something to be secured so that technically what follows isn’t rape. Many of the narratives that have emerged during #MeToo have revealed the hollowness of the distinction between illegal rape and unethical sex.
Oct 06, 2018
#MeToo: A personal account of dealing with harassment over a nearly two-decade media careerWhy do we joke with the very people who make us uncomfortable? Why do we shrug off damning judgment from both men and women when we tackle sexual harassment in a way that is unconventional? Why do we ignore the branding of being “easy because you’re chirpy”? #MeToo
Jun 28, 2018
No country for women: What the furore over Thomson Reuters Foundation's findings on India missesThe point is not to merely be better than Saudi, Syria and Pakistan; if we were fourth worst or fifteenth worst on the Thomson Reuters Foundation's survey, could we still look around and feel happy at where we are?
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
Jun 10, 2018
The Gay Man’s Guide To Things You Should Not Say To A WomanBeing gay does prevent you from being exposed to misogynistic attitudes, and sometimes, all it takes is a single statement to be an a**hole
May 14, 2018
Deepika Arwind on her play No Rest in the Kingdom, and the misconception that women aren't funnyDeepika Arwind says that women are hilarious because they have managed to laugh and enable laughter through centuries of oppression
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.