Thursday, July 18, 2019

Struggles In Sweatshops: The Irony Of Your ‘Feminist’ Graphic Tee

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.

Watch: Women In Sports And The Fight for Equality

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.

Wrongful Convictions: The Contemporary Relevance Of ‘When They See Us’ In India

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.

Equal Play, Equal Pay: The Gendered Pay Gap In Indian Cricket

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.

2 Consecutive International Golds For Sprint Runner Hima Das

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.

Historic Gold Win For Dutee Chand: India’s First Openly Lesbian Athlete

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.

Remembering Chipko Movement: The Women-led Indigenous Struggle

The Chipko movement is a pioneering ecological movement and an indigenous ecofeminist protest which brought women to the foreground.

Justice Denied, Despite Multiple Complaints Of Sexual Harassment At Presidency University, Kolkata

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.

Is The Water Crisis In India The Beginning Of Climate Breakdown?

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.

All The Single Mothers, Now Put Your Hands Up!

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.

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Anuradha Koirala: The Woman Who Rescued More Than 12,000 Girls From Sex Trafficking

Anuradha Koirala has rescued 12,000 girls in her journey of 20 years. It is believed that 12,000 is the same number of girls and women trafficked to India each year.

Here Is A Step By Step Guide To Manage Savarna Privilege

The current regime that gleams on the suffering of minorities has given us a new brand of thinkers and activists, and to understand this phenomenon we have to confront Savarna Feminism.
10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements We Should Be Celebrating

10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements In 2018 We Should Be Celebrating

While both psychological and physical disabilities are stigmatised by society, here are ten women with disability who kicked ass in 2018.