Sunday, January 19, 2020

One By One Women Speak Up Against Sexual Harassment And How Facebook Silences Voices

All it takes though, is one woman. One woman who speaks up, giving strength to thousands more who are facing similar, if not worse situations. One woman who speaks up, thus making it that much easier for others to do the same.
If Facebook Ignores Online Harassment, It Promotes It

If Facebook Ignores Online Harassment, It Promotes It

There is a serious need for Facebook to re-evaluate their Community Standards, or, at least view them from a case-by-case basis.

Infographic: The Power And Struggle of Women In Tech

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How many women in tech do you know? 
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.
Twitter, the Online World and Many Faces of Gender Based Violence

Twitter, the Online World and Many Faces of Gender Based Violence

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An unhappy, but repeated outcome of such abuse on Twitter is to force women (and others experiencing this harassment) offline.
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“Internet – A Dark Carnival Of Humanity’s Wretched Impulses”: John Oliver

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By now, it has almost become a matter of great ennui to discuss the ways in which technology, irrespective of its supposed benefits, is unleashing its evils on us. And yet, many these ‘evils’ largely remain out of popular discussions even till today. One of them is, online sexual harassment, popularly called ‘Revenge Porn.’

Examining India’s Porn Ban With Insights Into The Business

The latest in the slew of bans by the Modi government is India's porn ban – a hotly contested topic among feminist circles.

Rape Culture And Porn Ban In India

Speaking on the porn ban in India, the Telecom & IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "Although porn is legal in other countries, it needs...

Interrogating The Limits Of ‘Casual’ Sexist Remarks By Tim Hunt

The recent quake that hit the world was how Tim Hunt described himself as a “chauvinist pig” in Seoul while arguing in favour of single-sex laboratories.

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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.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

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Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.