Saturday, April 4, 2020
Why Is Facebook Terrified Of Women's Nipples?

It’s 2016 And Facebook Is Still Terrified Of Women’s Nipples

It's 2016 and Zuckerberg still has a nipple problem. Facebook apparently can't stand breasts and women's nipples but men's are okay.

Meet Dr. Katie Bouman: The Woman Behind The First Black Hole Image

At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Katie Bouman led the project, spearheading a team comprising of researchers from MIT's computer science and artificial intelligence laboratory, the MIT Haystack Observatory, and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Her code enabled this awesome feat.
7 Historic Indian Women In STEM We Don't Know Of But Should

Historic Indian Women In STEM We Don’t Know Of But Should

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If you are asked to make a list of Indian women in STEM and your list begins and ends with the name Kalpana Chawla, you’re not alone. There are in fact, numerous Indian women in STEM who have contributed towards shaping science and in that process our lives too. Hence, it is important we know them, appreciate them and acknowledge their struggles.
10 Media Cases That Show Online Harassment Is Not An Isolated Issue

10 Media Cases That Show Online Harassment Is Not An Isolated Issue

Online harassment against women has become as common as street harassment in the offline world.
9 Feminist Digital Security Guides That You Must Read | #DigitalHifazat

9 Feminist Digital Security Guides That You Must Read | #DigitalHifazat

Women are at the forefront of digital rights and security and are not just using digital security, but also creating feminist digital security guides. Below, I curate some of them.
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Five Indian Trailblazing Women Engineers Smashing Stereotypes

These are five women engineers that are running their own companies or working at the largest firms in the world, smashing stereotypes.
Kamala Sohonie: First Indian Woman To Get A PhD In Science | #IndianWomenInHistory

Kamala Sohonie: First Indian Woman To Get A PhD In Science | #IndianWomenInHistory

Kamala Sohonie was the first Indian woman to receive a PhD in a scientific discipline; in her case biochemistry.
STEM Scholarships

5 Global STEM Scholarships For Indian Women In Science

Here is a list of STEM scholarships offered to Indian women if they would like to pursue their higher education abroad.
7 Indian Women In STEM More People Need To Know About

7 Indian Women In STEM More People Need To Know About

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These 7 Indian women paved paths for themselves in a male dominated field like STEM by proving to be brilliant in their respective fields.
Nishanti Sudhakar On How Gender Bias Begins At Home | #DesiSTEMinist

Nishanti Sudhakar On How Gender Bias Begins At Home | #DesiSTEMinist

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Perhaps the gender bias is not so much in the workplace as we had imagined, but more so at home. Being constantly told at an early age that they need to focus on family over all else because that is what women are meant to do can have a rippling effect in performance in later years due to the anxiety built through the conditioning.

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Ecofeminism And COVID-19: Prejudices Of A Hindu Brahminical Society

Ecofeminism And COVID-19: Prejudices Of A Hindu Brahminical Society

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The eco-conscious health responses to the COVID-19 outbreak in India have revealed the heterosexist, racial, ageist, casteist, and classist prejudices of an overt Hindu-Brahminical society. The idea of environmentalism driven by capitalism, nationalism, and cultural imperialism exploit marginalised humans, animals, and nature alike. Therefore, the discussions around epidemics, animal welfare, and climate change must be nothing but ecofeminist.
Islamophobia In The Times Of A Pandemic

Islamophobia In The Times Of A Pandemic

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The layer that covers the entire crisis looks a lot like communal hatred or Islamophobia which is something that has been used in a country like India, time and again, to cover up the failings of a government.
Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.