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The recent controversy that Caster Semenya finds herself in is not the first time a female athlete has been subjected to such demoralising tests.
The new Gillette #ShaveStereotype ad campaign features the story of Jyoti and Neha whose father’s illness drove them towards taking up his occupation as the local barber in the village of Banwari Tola in Uttar Pradesh.
All major religious faiths of the world clearly spelt out specific codes of conduct and ethics regarding their views and attitude towards widows.
There is visibly massive anxiety amongst most men about approaching women. Questions about the possibility of romance, sexual spontaneity, ‘instant attraction’ are being asked after the plethora of sexual harassment allegations.
There is a viral video going around showing a group of young women confronting an older woman for making remarks about one of them.
On April 19, 2019, CJI Ranjan Gogoi was accused of sexual harassment by a former junior assistant, in an affidavit submitted to 22 Supreme Court judges. In response to this, a three-judge bench, comprising of the CJI himself, heard the facts of the case, but without the aggrieved woman’s presence.
While it is naïve to believe that election manifestos win seats in India, it still remains an expression of commitments for parties, and in theory at least, allows citizens to hold parties accountable to more transparent, fair and accountable governance.
For a sport which has always been male-dominated, both on and off the field, Mayanti Langer is refreshing to watch.