Friday, September 20, 2019
workplace harassment

Kicked For Being Late: Workplace Harassment Continues To Thrive

A Karnataka Government employee assaulted a fellow female colleague for coming late; yet another case of workplace harassment.
Will Female Leadership Ever Become A Reality In The Development Sector?

Will Female Leadership Ever Become A Reality In The Development Sector?

By promoting female leadership, organisations propel themselves into understanding the new reality and engage with it.
working mother

What Does It Mean To Be A Working Mother In A Rural Community?

We must unpack what it means to be a working mother rather than celebrating the double burden of labour that such women are subjected to.
How Has The #MeToo Movement Affected The Lives Of Bengaluru Working Class Women?

How Has The #MeToo Movement Affected The Lives Of Bengaluru Working Class Women?

To tackle at least part of the issues raised by the #MeToo movement, the Domestic Workers Union has been demanding the presence of an ICC in apartment blocks.
sexual harassment complaints

“She Was Very Outgoing” – And Other Tactics To Silence Sexual Harassment Complaints

Could the collective silence of victims be attributed to a culture of sexism influencing organisational life and therefore impacting formal and informal responses to sexual harassment complaints?
Surrogacy in India and the debates surrounding it

Surrogacy In India And The Debates Surrounding The Practice

Often lost in the midst of all these back and forth debates on surrogacy and its legality are the stories of both surrogates and intending parents.
6 Ways You Can Prioritise Mental Health For Your Employees

6 Ways You Can Prioritise Mental Health For Your Employees

Creating workplaces that support the mental well-being of all staff—from frontline workers to senior management—is critical. Here are some practices that nonprofits follow.
How Inclusive Is The Current Development Model Of India?

How Inclusive Is The Current Economic Model Of Development In India?

Will the current economic model of development be helpful to a diverse nation like India which is marked by inequalities of caste, class, gender, religion, ethnicity and many more?
urmisha

Urmisha Parmar’s Story Of Overcoming Financial Struggles | #SalonSector

This article traces the story of Urmisha Parmar and her navigation through financial obstacles and illness in her family.
Workers Strike Nationwide Against Labour Law Reforms

Workers Strike Nationwide Against Labour Law Reforms

Thousands of workers, from both organised and unorganised sectors, gathered for the All India General Strike (8-9 January) in New Delhi to protest against the reforms in labour law made by the current ruling BJP government.

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The Shortcomings Of Affirmative Action In India— A Chapter On Caste

The Shortcomings Of Affirmative Action In India— A Chapter On Caste

India boasts of the oldest and among the farthest-reaching set of affirmative action policies, enshrined within the constitution, created for the purpose of tackling caste-based discrimination and generations of injustice. Despite this, the goal of the annihilation of caste is far from being actualised.
Why Do Bollywood Movies About Women Have Male Protagonists?

Why Do Bollywood Movies About Women Have Male Protagonists?

Over the past two decades, many Bollywood films that have been hailed as women empowerment movies. But are these movies actually giving us powerful female protagonists, or just a reiteration of gender roles through male protagonists?
Can Marriage Truly Be A Feminist Institution?

The Futile Quest For A Feminist Marriage In Today’s World

The question, however, is that even after getting rid of sexist practices and beliefs, can there be a feminist marriage?