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Day August 2, 2021

‘OK not to be OK’: Mental health takes top role at Olympics

By JENNA FRYERJ TOKYO (AP) — For decades, they were told to shake it off or toughen up — to set aside the doubt, or the demons, and focus on the task at hand: winning. Dominating. Getting it done. For… Continue Reading →

‘I will not be silenced’: Women targeted in hack-and-leak attacks speak out about spyware

Female journalists and activists say they had their private photos shared on social media by governments seeking to intimidate and silence them. Aug. 1, 2021, 3:30 PM ISTBy Olivia Solon Ghada Oueiss, a Lebanese broadcast journalist at Al-Jazeera, was eating dinner… Continue Reading →

The strange case of WhatsApp and the child-kidnappers

Jul 30th 2021 Indians have a particular love affair with WhatsApp. With roughly 400m active users, India is the messaging app’s biggest market BY NIKITA LALWANI One spring day in 2018 the police chief of an agricultural district in southern… Continue Reading →

SC order to raze Khori Gaon is a jarring example of coercive environmentalism

This is return to an era of green imperialism, wherein forests around the country are routinely handed over for capitalist profiteering while the landless poor are displaced in the name of restoring ecologies. Written By Manju Menon , Kanchi Kohli | Updated: August 2,… Continue Reading →

How Kamalpreet battled depression to shine at Tokyo Olympics

The COVID-19 lockdown had affected her mental health to such an extent that discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur had started trying her hand in cricket to handle the psychological toll Kamalpreet Kaur is in with a chance to become India’s first… Continue Reading →

More than 650 academics and activists protest against the Governments declaration of ‘Muslim Women Rights Day’

AUGUST 1, 2021 WE REJECT THE GOVERNMENT’S CYNICAL OPTICS WE REJECT THE GOVERNMENT’S DECLARATION OF ‘MUSLIM WOMEN’S RIGHTS DAY’ There has been a nationwide outpouring of condemnation, following the announcement yesterday by Mr. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Minister of Minority Affairs,… Continue Reading →

Gender inequality: What really needs to change?

Policies and programmes must change restrictive gender norms in order to meaningfully impact the lives of women and girls. by ANNA REGO, SHAGUN SABARWAL In many societies, women’s choices around education, marriage, employment, and childbearing are severely limited and often prescriptive. Within… Continue Reading →

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