Reports published by Global Labour Justice name GAP’s and H&M’s sweatshops as sites of regular abuse and violence faced by their workers in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Cambodia and Sri Lanka.
In India especially, women have come into the limelight with the last 2, and only, Olympic medals from Rio being brought home by women. So this time around Vitamin Stree took a closer look at the hurdles women face on their track to becoming pro athletes.
It’s been three decades since the incident portrayed in When They See Us, and almost two decades since the truth came to light, but there doesn’t seem to be an increase in public consciousness regarding this issue, neither does there seem to be an attempt to better investigate cases so that no individual gets wrongly convicted.
The society has somehow undermined the work done by women and cited this as a reason, along with others, to maintain a significant pay gap in the workspace, even in the domain of cricket.
Affectionately called as ''The Dhing Express,'' Hima has gone into winning her second international gold in women's 200m with a top finish at the Kutno Athletics meet in Poland.
Dutee Chand is a two-time Asian Champion as well a 100-metre national record holder at 11.24 seconds and the second Indian sprinter to bag a gold at a global event.
The Chipko movement is a pioneering ecological movement and an indigenous ecofeminist protest which brought women to the foreground.
The safety of the campus space shall continue to be under threat as long as perpetrators such as Chakraborty and others have free access to this space despite the huge wave of allegations that have come up.
Climate breakdown means there will be an unequal scarcity of resources and rise in conflicts among communities, that will be amplified by already prevalent issues like patriarchy, fundamentalism, militarism and used against the common people from dissenting to safeguard their lives and livelihoods.
Data in the UN report suggests that households headed by single mothers have 38% poverty rates as compared to 22.6% for dual parent households.