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.
Satyavati M Sirsat: Pioneer In Indian Cancer Research | #IndianWomenInHistory

Satyavati M Sirsat: Pioneer In Indian Cancer Research | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Satyavati M Sirsat worked in the fields of cancer research pathology, wound healing and regeneration, viruses and human cancer for more than 50 years.
How Inclusive Is STEM In India? 15 IITs Have No ST Faculty

How Inclusive Is STEM In India? 15 IITs Have No ST Faculty

Across 23 IITs, including new and old, only 9 per cent of the current faculty are SCs, STs or OBCs together. Of the 23 IITs, 15 — including the IITs at Mumbai, Kanpur and Kharagpur — have no ST faculty at all
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Women Computers From Harvard Who Mapped The Universe

Edward Pickering, director of the Harvard Observatory, hired a group of women referred to as women computers who did the cataloguing, computing and interpreting of data long before modern-day computers were invented.
What is Cyber VAW And Why Is It Termed As Violence?

What is Cyber VAW And Why Is It Termed As Violence?

Cyber VAW or cyber violence against women is defined as any kind of abuse, threat, harassment, stalking, violation among others against women using technology.
Jasoosi Band Karo: Gendered Surveillance Of Journalists In Pakistan

Jasoosi Band Karo: Gendered Surveillance Of Journalists In Pakistan

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Female journalists make for particularly apt subjects for research on social and gendered surveillance given their unique and visible position in public discourse in both online and offline spaces.
8 Women In STEM Who Made Their Mark In 2019

8 Women In STEM Who Made Their Mark In 2019

2019 saw some extraordinary women in STEM who have used intelligence and revolutionary thinking to touch communities all around.
Meet Alexandra Elbakyan

Meet Alexandra Elbakyan – The Champion Of Copyleft

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Alexandra Elbakyan is a former bioengineer turned computer programmer from Kazakhstan. She is best known as the developer of Sci-Hub (the LibGen of science based academics), removing paywalls from millions of scientific research articles.
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.
Has The World Relied On Male Standards For Too Long?

Has The World Relied On Male Standards For Too Long?

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Are male standards and their anthropometrics an adequate measure on which to base all standards in science, technology and engineering?

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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.
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.