The irresponsible media reportage on a 'lesbian marriage' in Bengaluru led to their identities being outed & one woman fired from her job.
This repeated use of the mother figure in advertisements forces a moral obligation over real-life mothers who apparently don't possess supernatural skills like that of the multi-tasking ad-mother.
We have been desensitised and dehumanised to an extent that we do not acknowledge rape for what it is, anymore. We acknowledge rape cases for their associations and repercussions.
The unethical coverage of the Malayalam actor's rape has violated the law and exposed the misogyny in reporting sexual violence against women.
When it comes to reporting about sportswomen, media representation also reflects the sexist and discriminatory nature of society.
Why are toys gendered by children's advertisements? Why is Barbie for girls and Hot wheels for boys? This activates the idea of gender and children are marked within the territories of these toys.
Indian ads, why art thou so sexist?
The BBC report discards B.P. Dakshayani efforts to make the space mission a success and emphasises more on her family background, childcare, and cooking.
The assertion of Dalit groups by ways of creating new media spaces challenges how mainstream media talks about caste and makes them reflect on their social location and power positions
Miss Representation is a 2011 American documentary discussing sexism in both American media as well as society, but is applicable on a global scale as well.