06 Dec 2019
Shocking! Uber kept separate bathrooms for drivers and 'employees'
After being embroiled in thousands of cases of sexual assault by their drivers, Uber is facing flak for another critical issue - discrimination.
09 Nov 2019
Black Facebook employees allege racial discrimination; company issues apology
On Friday, social media giant Facebook issued an apology after black employees at the company anonymously shared their experiences of racism.
19 Sep 2019
30,000 ask Oxford dictionary to change its definition of 'woman'
Language was constructed around age-old sexist notions and traditions which have trickled down to the present day lexicon. And if you happen to disagree, here's some damning evidence.
15 Jul 2019
UPSC 2014 topper faces online trolling over disability
In a shameful incident, Deputy Commissioner (Keshavpuram), North Delhi Municipal Corporation, Ira Singhal was recently trolled on social media over her disability.
30 Jun 2019
What exactly is Article 15 of the Indian Constitution about?
Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Article 15, an Anubhav Sinha directorial which hit the theatres on June 28, has created a huge buzz and has shifted the focus to the actual Article 15 of the Indian Constitution.
10 Jun 2019
Five iconic transgenders of 'firsts' in India to know about
In India, transgender persons face discrimination, injustice, abuse, rejection, and isolation from society in almost every aspect of their lives.
08 Mar 2019
UNDP appoints Indo-American TV personality Padma Lakshmi as Goodwill Ambassador
Indian-American television personality and food expert Padma Lakshmi has been appointed by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) as its newest Goodwill Ambassador, supporting the agency's fight against inequality and discrimination around the world.
08 Sep 2018
Long live Bengali-Bihari unity: WB CM Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said around two lakh Biharis were left out of the complete draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC), touted to be proof of Assamese identity.
12 Jul 2018
Why are women paid less than men? Here we decode
It is common knowledge that women, in India and elsewhere, are paid substantially lesser than men. This disparity has persisted since antiquity, across sectors and geographies. Unfortunately, this pay parity exists even today.
03 Jul 2018
American-firm to pay $100,000 to settle Indian-origin employee's discrimination lawsuit
An American firm will pay $100,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of an Indian-origin employee who was fired for seeking a transfer to care for his differently-abled son.
02 Jul 2018
NCERT recommends opening schools in minority populated areas
The NCERT has recommended opening schools in minority populated areas and giving their culture the due representation in the curriculum to address various problems like discrimination and harassment of minority community children.
25 Apr 2018
Reputed Indian-American scientist faces misconduct allegations
Indian-American scientist Inder Verma, among the world's top authorities on cancer and gene therapy, has been placed on leave from California's prestigious Salk Institute for Biological Studies.
24 Mar 2018
Australian Rules Football: Katie Brennan accuses AFL of gender discrimination
Katie Brennan, the captain of Australian rules football team Western Bulldogs, has taken her case against the Australian Football League (AFL) to Australian Human Rights Commission.
20 Mar 2018
Why men, not women are seen as effective leaders?
If asked to draw an effective leader, what would you draw? A man? Or a woman?
19 Mar 2018
Tennis star Martina Navratilova says BBC paid McEnroe '10-times more'
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has accused BBC of a shocking pay discrimination wherein her fellow Wimbledon pundit John McEnroe was paid at least '10 times more' than her for the expert analysis.
04 Mar 2018
Google sued for discriminatory hiring practices by former male employee
Google has been sued by an ex-YouTube employee for allegedly having discriminatory hiring practices.
04 Jan 2018
Iceland becomes world's first nation to criminalize gender pay gap
It is now illegal in Iceland to pay men more than women for the same amount of work.
29 Nov 2017
CCI imposes Rs. 52 crore penalty on BCCI
Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of Rs. 52.24 crore on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for its anti-competitive practices with respect to IPL media rights.
21 Sep 2017
Discrimination: Australian school didn't allow Sikh student to wear turban
An Australian tribunal has ruled that a Melbourne school discriminated against a five-year-old Sikh boy by barring him from enrolling because he wore a turban.