SocietyNews Feminist News Wrap – Women CEOs, Women Police and Women Peons

Feminist News Wrap – Women CEOs, Women Police and Women Peons

This week has seen a variety of news related to women – data analyses of women CEOs, reservation for women in the police force and some positive news for women candidates in the helper/ peon posts. So, read up the news wrap.

An analysis of the names of MDs & CEOs of companies listed in the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) revealed that men named Anil and Sanjay alone outnumber the number of women CEOs.

A senior IAS officer was arrested on charges of raping 4 minor girls. The girls were aged between 8 and 10 years.

In this case of caste-based misogyny, a Dalit woman was forced to eat cow dung for having been elected the village sarpanch.

An association of women lawyers mentioned in the Supreme Court a petition seeking action against two advocates for making derogatory remarks on women in the BBC documentary, India’s Daughter.

The centre announces a 33 percent quota for women in police forces of all union territories including Delhi.

In a judgement in a trial court, it was said that, “relationship which does not have society’s sanction becomes illicit.

Here are a few updates on several rape cases reported in recent times.

In a news that will elicit a smile, people of the village, Piplantri in Rajasthan, plants 111 trees for every girl child that is born.

Kerala Opposition women MLAs claim male members molested them in the Assembly.

The Kerala State Human Rights Commission has asked the government to consider the appointment of women at beverage corporation outlets.

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