Tuesday, March 31, 2020
The Sexism Of Science And The Science Of Sexism

The Sexism Of Science And The Science Of Sexism

A fact within this domain is that women are few in the higher echelons of science & most women have testified to the sexism in the scientific community.
Meet Dr Gagandeep Kang: The First Indian Woman To Receive The Fellowship Of The Royal Society

Meet Dr Gagandeep Kang: The First Indian Woman To Receive The Fellowship Of The...

Dr. Gagandeep Kang becomes the first Indian woman to earn the most-coveted laurel, designation and distinction in academia, having the fellowship of the Royal Society, conferred upon her, on April 17, 2019.
Feminism in India (FII) At IGF 2016 In Mexico

Feminism in India (FII) At IGF 2016 In Mexico

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FII was at Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2016 in Guadlajara, Mexico and Founder Japleen Pasricha spoke at two different sessions presenting our research report on online violence against women in India.
6 Ways To Keep Your Social Media Safe

6 Ways To Keep Your Social Media Safe

If you’re concerned about your social updates and information winding up in unexpected places, here are some safety considerations to keep your social media safe.
A. Mani Lays Down How To Fight Sexism And Queerphobia In STEM | #DesiSTEMinist

A. Mani Lays Down How To Fight Sexism And Queerphobia In STEM | #DesiSTEMinist

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A. Mani is a researcher in algebra, logic, rough sets, vagueness, mereology and foundations of Mathematics. She is a leading researcher on the foundations of rough sets and has published over 1050 pages in international peer-reviewed journals. An out and proud lesbian, and a feminist, she has also published on gender issues.
How My STEMinist Mother Paved Way For My Future In STEM | #DesiSTEMinist

How My STEMinist Mother Paved Way For My Future In STEM | #DesiSTEMinist

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I had never felt more acutely aware of the choices that my mother, and many others like her, made – choices that I would not have made – that led to me being here, and how it was both a burden and a privilege to walk along the road they paved.
Dr. Maharani Chakravorty: One Of India's Earliest Molecular Biologists | #IndianWomenInHistory

Maharani Chakravorty: One Of India’s Earliest Molecular Biologists | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Read about the life and works of Dr. Maharani Chakravorty, one of the early molecular biologists, who paved way for the many women researchers in the country today.
Meet Shubhanshi Gaudani: The Robotics Champion| #DesiSTEMinist

Meet Shubhanshi Gaudani: The Robotics Champion | #DesiSTEMinist

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Shubhanshi Gaudani is a 17-year-old from Rajkot, Gujarat, who is very passionate about girls getting represented in STEM, robotics, researching nanoparticles, and is a full-time STEMinist.
Are Video Games Really Just A Guy's Thing?

Is Video Gaming Really Just A ‘Guy’s Thing’?

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Even though the video game industry has seen a revolution in the past few years in terms of its growth and revenue, women still form roughly 22- 25% of the workforce in the gaming industry, and only 5 percent (approximately) of these are employed in programming roles.
Internet Ban In Kashmir

The Internet Ban In Kashmir Is A Clear Violation Of Human Rights And No...

This is the 29th internet ban in Kashmir since 2016. The internet is a threat to the State as it allows Kashmiris to expose its wall of lies.

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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.
Amid COVID-19, India's Deep Rooted Exclusivity Becomes Evident

Amid Covid-19, India’s Deep Rooted Exclusivity Becomes Evident

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The COVID-19 pandemic is a very big issue in itself and needs to be solved as early as possible; but in India, that is not possible if we are not ready to finally acknowledge the flaws in our existing social system.
Men’s “Lockdown” Anxiety About Creeping Feminism Could Trigger A Painful Tsunami Of Reform

Men’s “Lockdown” Anxiety About Creeping Feminism Could Trigger A Painful Tsunami Of Reform

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This is why the 21-day lockdown is a critical test of who is fittest. We cannot let this manxiety that goes on to fuel a feminist coup, become the status quo.