Sunday, January 19, 2020
Safety Measures By Facebook Are Limited In Their Outlook

Safety Measures By Facebook Are Limited In Their Outlook

Facebook has announced a new feature to protect misuse of profile pictures, however, company’s liberal attitude towards trolls continues.
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.
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The ‘Hidden Truth’ Of The Women In Science

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Women in science today face much of the same problems that Rosalind Franklin, the hidden scientist of the DNA model, faced in the early 1900s.
Watch: How This Breast Cancer Awareness Video Surpasses Facebook's Ban On Female Nipples

Watch: How This Breast Cancer Awareness Video Surpasses Facebook’s Ban On Female Nipples

A charity from Argentina found a creative way to surpass Facebook's ban on female nipples for their breast cancer awareness video.
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.
What It Meant To Be A Woman On The Internet In The 1990s? | Feminism In India

What Did It Mean To Be A Woman On The Internet In The 1990s?

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For the first four years of my Internet life there was no “world-wide-web.” So was I on the Internet at all?
When Facebook Becomes The Weapon Of Gender-based Violence

When Facebook Becomes The Weapon Of Gender-based Violence

When women complain about harassment on Facebook, they are routinely told to simply block the perpetrators or disable their own accounts.
My Personal Journey With The Male-Dominated Science Sector

My Personal Journey With The Male-Dominated Science Sector

The male-dominated science sector has to make place for women. A woman is equally talented and history has proved it time and again.
Women's Safety And Mobile Apps: Is There Also An App To Dismantle The Patriarchy?

Women’s Safety And Mobile Apps: Is There Also An App To Dismantle The Patriarchy?

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There are many apps for "women's safety", but unfortunately, there is no app for reforming a morass in law enforcement or dismantling the patriarchy.
Why Women Must Reclaim Online Spaces?

Why Must Women Reclaim Online Spaces?

Until we support each other to reclaim online space and together demand for reforms in the legislations as well as ‘community guidelines’ on various platforms, we cannot be equal on the Internet, and we NEED to be equal online.

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Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.
surayya tyabji woman who designed indian flag

Surayya Tyabji: The Woman Who Designed Our National Flag | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Despite the design of the national flag being popularly credited to Pingali Venkayyah, Surayya Tyabji was the one who came up the final design.
"All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences": In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

“All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences”: In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

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We interviewed Jyotsna Siddharth, an actor and a writer, who is also the founder of Project-Anti-Caste, Love and Dalit Feminism Archive.