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Day January 9, 2021

Exam Invigilators stalk Mumbai Management Students online

MUMBAI: In the first such reported case in the city, at least nine girl students from a premier management institute in the suburbs have alleged harassment by online proctors, raising serious concern about data sharing and privacy in times of online… Continue Reading →

Munawar Faruqui: Real Villain is Divisive Heartland Politics, Not Stand-up Comics

byParsa Venkateshwar Rao January 9, 2021 Hate speeches of BJP and RSS leaders are spreading lawlessness in the Hindi heartland, writes PARSA VENKATESHWAR RAO JR. The trigger is the changing political winds, which have compelled the BJP-RSS to intensify their essentially… Continue Reading →

Goa Women Forward writes to NCW demanding justice for women attacked at Anti-IIT protest

Panjim: Goa Women Forward (GWF) has written to National Commission for Women (NCW) seeking justice for women who were attacked during Anti-IIT protests in the state. In the letter to NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma, GWF president Ashma Sayed stated, “I… Continue Reading →

Bombay HC Allows Transgender To Contest Polls As Woman Candidate- “She Chose Female Gender As Her Self-Perceived Gender Identity”

In a landmark ruling, Bombay high court has allowed Anjali Guru Sanjana Jaan, a trans woman, to contest village election polls under the women’s category. Noting that a transgender person has the right to choose their self-perceived gender identity, the… Continue Reading →

Shameful of NCW member to blame victims: Women’s groups slam her remark on Badaun rape

Members of the multiple women’s organisations of the country have condemned the remarks made by its member Chandramukhi Devi on the Badaun rape and murder case saying the incident could have been avoided if the victim had not ventured out… Continue Reading →

Patiala House Court Convicts Sri Lankan Airlines for failure to implement POSH Act #SexualHarassment

Sreeleja Nair Vs Sri Lanka Airlines Ltd. (Patiala House Court) :Patiala House Court has convicted SriLankan Airlines for an offence under Section 26 of Sexual Harassment for Women at Work Place (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal Act) 2013, and fixed January… Continue Reading →

Madras HC: Even if victim doesn’t pursue case, adopt zero tolerance towards harassment of women at work

 Jan 06,2021 Observing that women who suffer sexual harassment are blamed because of the way they dress or are attractive, the Madras High Court held that while the victim may excuse the misconduct of the harasser, the court should exhibit… Continue Reading →

India – Through multi-tier farming women minimize risks, maximize profits

Growing a minimum of three crops per season, women farmers overcome climate risks. Staggered harvest from multiple crops help then earn through the year and overcome market risks Naresh Nain, Jawan Singh and Mayank Mundra Chittorgarh, Rajasthan Small agricultural holdings constitute the vast… Continue Reading →

Love jihad law: Why no focus on violence on women in UP, India’s ‘rape capital’ ?

By Arundhati Dhuru, Sandeep Pandey, Kushagra Kumar* The Uttar Pradesh government recently promulgated the UP Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion Of Religion Ordinance, 2020 which is being described as a law to curb ‘love-jihad’ – to check Muslim men marrying Hindu… Continue Reading →

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