Saturday, September 21, 2019

Feminist News Wrap: ‘Safe’ Gurgoan, Badaun Case & Same-Sex Rapes

This week has seen a variety of feminist news and news related to women. Check out what you missed in our weekly feminist news...

Feminist News Wrap – First Transgender College Principal, Ambedkar Study Circle and AFSPA in...

This time another app-based taxi service - Taxi For Sure - shows how unreliable they could get. A driver dropped a passenger and her...

Feminist News Wrap – Aruna Shanbaug, Factories Act and Dharamsala Rape Case Hoax

Aruna Shanbaug, who was in coma for 42 years after being raped by a ward boy passed away last week.A Dalit youth was brutally...

This Indian Blogger Wrote About Indian Men Apologising To a British Blogger…

and you WON’T believe what happened next!Apologies, if that clickbait headline didn’t suck you in, I hope what I have to say will. Recently,...

Feminist News Wrap – Child Marriage, Toilets At Home & Juvenile Justice Bill

Here is what you missed in the past week in the myriad of news flowing into your news feed.In an appalling incident, an Indian child bride,...

Feminist News Wrap – Women in Sports, Gender Neutral Title, and Sexual Harassment at...

In the midst of a lot of hue and cry over the Salman Khan case, here is some news you might have missed.Four teenaged athletes...

Feminist News Wrap – Marital Rape, Child Labour Laws and Women Workforce

In an absolutely ridiculous and misogynistic move, the Indian government took the stand that marriage is sacred and the concept of marital rape cannot...

Analysing Barkha Dutt’s Defensive Comments About India’s Rape Culture

I happen to come across a viral video that has Barkha Dutt (NDTV reporter), Leslee Udwin (filmmaker, India's Daughter) and Norah O Connell (CBS)...

“Marital Rape Is NOT A Crime In India Because Marriage Is Sacred.” – GOI

The concept of marital rapes cannot be applied in India where marriage is 'sacred', govt said, adding there is no proposal to make it a criminal offence.

Feminist News Wrap: Transgenders Rights, POCSO & Pakistani Activist Mahmud

Along with reports of assault, rape and misogyny, this week has seen a significant number of positive updates too in terms of police action,...

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Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

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The Shortcomings Of Affirmative Action In India— A Chapter On Caste

The Shortcomings Of Affirmative Action In India— A Chapter On Caste

India boasts of the oldest and among the farthest-reaching set of affirmative action policies, enshrined within the constitution, created for the purpose of tackling caste-based discrimination and generations of injustice. Despite this, the goal of the annihilation of caste is far from being actualised.
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