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Day July 27, 2021

Disability Discrimination: Innocent but Blatant

Francine Falk-AllenJuly 26, 2021 The feeling of separation hurt me; I saw myself as capable, intelligent and equal, and that this odd leg should be a characteristic that was overlooked… Though early childhood polio left me with a conspicuous disability,… Continue Reading →

Pregnant women need bail, not jail, says Himachal HC

SHIMLA: Observing that pregnant women need bail, not jail, the Himachal Pradesh high court allowed on Saturday the petition of a pregnant woman accused in a Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act case. Justice Anoop Chitkara also said that temporary bail… Continue Reading →

United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide welcomes the adoption by the General Assembly of an International Day for Countering Hate Speech

The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Alice Wairimu Nderitu, welcomed the adoption by the General Assembly on 21 July of resolution A/75/L.115 on “Promoting interreligious and intercultural dialogue and tolerance in countering hate speech”. The resolution… Continue Reading →

All the King’s Horses-Neither the gods nor Pegasus can stop people from speaking

 AVINASH MOHANANEY | 27 JULY, 2021 Electronic surveillance using malware like Pegasus, controlling narratives on TV, print and social media and peddling lies are the new tools in the hands of those political leaders who want to perpetuate their rule forever…. Continue Reading →

Failing to set up an IC to protect against Sexual Harassment can lead to Penalties

July 2021 As per the Sexual Harassment of Women (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (PoSH Act) read with the Sexual Harassment of Women (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Rules 2013 (Rules), every employer including Government/Non-Government organisation employing ten or more… Continue Reading →

“Stop Intimidation and Harassment of Masrat Zahra’s Family”: NWMI

JULY 26, 2021 The Network of Women in Media, India, expresses its outrage at the harassment and violence meted out to the elderly parents of award-winning Kashmiri photojournalist and NWMI member Masrat Zahra. Such harassment of vulnerable family members is… Continue Reading →

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