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Day August 4, 2021

Pregnancy and Covid vaccine trials: Gender justice compromised

Sarojini Nadimpally On June 11, 2021, a pregnant woman approached the Delhi High Court seeking vaccination for pregnant women on a priority basis. The petitioner also sought directions to the Union government for setting up of separate vaccination centres for… Continue Reading →

South Asian female athletes share inspiring stories of grit and determination

26Jul 2021 Women athletes from across the South Asian region came together for an online discussion focusing on their challenges and wins, sharing moving stories and inspiring solidarity.  The over-two hour long session, “Women in Sports: Challenges and Wins” on… Continue Reading →

The gendered impact of intentional internet shutdowns

 Sandra Aceng  Aug. 3, 2021 Women, gender-diverse persons, and marginalised sections of society across Africa and beyond have been using the internet to overcome the obstacles posed by an imbalance of power and social restrictions. Internet shutdowns, a tool increasingly used… Continue Reading →

Supreme Court seeks Centre’s response on plea over ‘mismanagement’ in private healthcare facilities

The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Centre, states and Union Territories after hearing a plea which alleged mismanagement and exploitation of patients at private healthcare facilities. Patients forced to choose between expensive private care and inadequate public… Continue Reading →

Bombay HC allows domestic violence victim to end 23-week pregnancy #mustshare

MUMBAI: In a Historic move , The Bombay high court on Tuesday allowed medical termination of pregnancy (MTP) of a 23-week foetus by a 22-year-old married woman, who said she faced domestic violence and continuing to full term may cause… Continue Reading →

COVID likely to lock India’s women out of job market for years

Azim Premji University report finds 47 percent of women who lost jobs last year have been made permanently redundant. 3 Aug 2021 Savitri Devi has been searching for work since she lost her job at a garment factory in India’s… Continue Reading →

‘Don’t shout’: Dalit child ‘raped, killed, forcibly burnt’ at Delhi crematorium

The police have arrested four men, including a priest at the Delhi Cantt crematorium. ByNidhi Suresh03 Aug, 2021 “Your daughter will be cremated. What had to happen has happened. No need to scream now. We’ll settle this here,” Tara’s mother… Continue Reading →

Dr Neha Agarwal who Complained About Faulty PM-CARES Ventilators Suspended for ‘Medical Negligence’

The hospital Dr Neha Agarwal works at has stood by her, and said she is not guilty of any negligence. However, the state administration has suspended her. Kanpur: A doctor in Kanpur who raised her voice against sub-standard ventilators provided under… Continue Reading →

The Dalit Widows Of Punjab, Shackled To A Pillar Of Debt

SANSKRITI TALWAR Jul 2021  In a state with the largest proportion of Dalits, many Dalit farm workers took loans to survive a farm crisis in India’s granary. More than 7,000 took their lives over eight years, leaving behind women in thrall… Continue Reading →

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