Social media giants scurry to hire after rumors of Online Trolling Law

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

A day after Union Minister for Women and Children Development Ministry issued a statement that there was a proposal to consider “online trolling of women” as a law, social media giants like PhaseBook and Tuitter have gone into a tizzy apprehending dangerous developments. In a statement issued by their HR Departments, new positions for software […]

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After Alka, more women speak up about their abuse

| December 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

A day after Alka Lembi, spoke about how she was subjected to dowry harassment in Delhi assembly, more women have shown courage and came up with their stories. The other day, Delhi assembly was just like any other Crime Against Women cell where Lembi was seen squatting on the floor recalling her horrifying experience when […]

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Woman complains against IT Manager of sexual harassment, manager suspended

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Acting on the complaint of a woman employee, software major, MacroHard Technologies has suspended an employee at the managerial position and initiated a departmental inquiry against him. An internal committee has been formed to look into the complaint which is of very serious nature, prima facie. If found true, the manager could lose his job […]

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Feminists take a backstep on Women’s Reservation Bill, oppose amendments

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

In a shocking revelation, organizations fighting for women’s rights have surprisingly taken a backseat on Women’s Reservation Bill. This news becomes significant particularly because of the fact that women organizations had been pushing the bill a lot and have expressed a lot of displeasure at the bill not being passed. Hailing the bill as the […]

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Feminist organisations protest against misandrous TV ad

| April 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Feminist organisations have rocked the world of gender-justice activists by opposing a seemingly pro-womens Television commercial.  In a departure from its policy of not picking up on individual cases for support or opposition, CEDAW (Centre for Elimination of Dowry law-misuse Activists Wing) a UN(Untied Nations) recognised group has also commented upon the advertisement asking the […]

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Fashionistas stage protests, slam the new rape law

| March 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Amidst the ongoing national debate about the new rape law, with mixed responses coming in from all quarters, there is yet another front that has opened up its opposition and is objecting to some of the provisions. Fashion Apparels Manufacturers and Traders Association of Cosmetics (FAMTAC), has sent an application to the Govt. of India […]

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Suicide attempt by young woman rocks the nation on women’s day

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Suicide attempt by a young woman has rocked the nation on March 8, the International Women’s Day. The young woman, whose identity is being protected was rushed to hospital after she was found lying unconscious in her room by her brother. Doctors at AIIMS have flushed out the naphthalene balls she had consumed and right […]

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Upcoming Bollywood actress faces feminist flak for sexist comment

| February 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

And all those who thought that feminism just a hate movement against men might just need to recalibrate their thoughts with the current spate of affairs. Taking the advice of an upcoming Bollywood actress Pirachi Dosai, the Govt. of India passed an Ordinance disallowing boys to move out of their houses post 9 PM. The […]

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W.E.S.T.ern women allege discrimination against men of West

| January 3, 2013 | 2 Comments

W.E.S.T. a voluntary group that stands for “Women of East Surviving in Transit”, which fights for the rights of those educated, qualified, capable and empowered working women corporate and professionals who are sent to foreign tours on account of professional reasons has upped its ante against a strange and weird form of discrimination against men […]

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