12 Aug 2020
The former Chief Operating Officer at Pinterest Inc., Francoise Brougher, has alleged in a lawsuit that she was fired in April after she addressed gender discrimination at the workplace.
27 Apr 2020
A renowned Pakistani cleric has sparked a controversy by blaming women for the coronavirus pandemic.
20 Jan 2020
In a glaring reminder of income inequality, a new study has found that the total wealth of India's 63 billionaires exceeds the Union Budget of India for the fiscal year 2018-19.
23 Oct 2019
It's been two years since the #MeToo movement forced people to view workplaces with a feminist lens, uncovering everyday sexism and sexual abuse, however, the issue remains rampant.
22 Oct 2019
Justifying patriarchal notions by degrading women to mere objects is an age-old trick. In this game of 'What object are you today?', women are now apples.
19 Sep 2019
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.
31 Aug 2019
Yesterday, a group of 50-odd female students of the Avvai Home Higher Secondary School, Chennai, paraded with placards carrying messages apparently intended towards women's safety.
10 Jul 2019
US-based dating app Bumble has come under fire as the founding partner of the app allegedly built the parent company on the foundation of misogyny, sexism, and racism.
10 Jul 2019
A US woman was temporarily removed from an American Airlines flight for wearing "inappropriate" clothing. Tisha Rowe (37), a resident of Houston (Texas), said she and her 8-year-old son weren't allowed to board the flight until she "covered up."
28 Jun 2019
The 14th Dalai Lama is one of the most revered spiritual leaders in the world, perceived as a figure of humanity and compassion.
07 Jun 2019
Among the endless list of products that enforce traditional beauty norms on women, here's a new one.
01 Jun 2019
In a highly controversial initiative, a Russian company is trying to return to the golden age of strict gender roles. Remember when women couldn't vote? So blissful, amirite? (This was sarcasm. Don't come for me.)
02 Apr 2019
Congress ally and People's Republican Party (PRP) leader, Jaydeep Kawade, has made sexist remarks against Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday.
31 Mar 2019
Charter Day School in North Carolina of the United States forced girls to wear skirts. If not skirts, then girls were "allowed" to wear skorts or jumpers. No pants. No shorts.
19 Mar 2019
Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Surendra Singh stooped to a new low as he made controversial remarks against BSP chief Mayawati.
16 Jan 2019
Kanak Sarkar, the professor of Jadavpur University, who equated virgin girls to a sealed bottle was on Wednesday divested of his duties with immediate effect.
18 Dec 2018
Taapsee Pannu is known to be someone who has no time for crap, much like her character Rumi in Manmarziyaan.
09 Sep 2018
Tennis superstar Serena Williams didn't let umpire Carlos Ramos get away with calling her a cheater in the finals of US Open, and said the latter owed her an apology.
03 Aug 2018
The SC has commenced hearing on a much-criticized law: the 158-year-old criminalization of adultery in India.
26 Jul 2018
A matrimonial advertisement published in The Hindu on Wednesday has irked people on social media platforms.
19 Jul 2018
That Indian laws are biased towards women is a known fact, but when it lets sex abusers go free just because of their gender, that's a worrying point indeed.
05 Jul 2018
The MAEER's MIT School in Pune has some bizarre ideas for "security" of its students. For one, safety apparently lies in the color of girls' underwear.
21 Jun 2018
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a baby girl in an Auckland hospital today, becoming the second world leader to do so while in office.
08 Jun 2018
A day after a ban on girls wearing shorts to the hostel mess created a flutter among the students, Punjabi University (Patiala) has revoked the order.
06 Jun 2018
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has defended kissing the lips of a married Filipino woman in South Korea on Sunday, and has said that he would resign if enough women sign a petition calling for his resignation.
05 Jun 2018
After making giant leaps, women are now leading global conglomerates, including many dealing in traditionally "masculine" products (think General Motors, IBM, Lockheed Martin and more).
10 May 2018
A peculiar question in the Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC)'s test for junior engineers has riled several quarters.
25 Apr 2018
Chinese tech firms are under scanner after a recent Human Rights Watch (HRW) report slammed them over gender-discriminatory job ads.
20 Apr 2018
When TN Governor Banwarilal Purohit patted a female journalist's cheek at a press-conference, BJP leader S Ve Shekher thought it wasn't a big deal as 'women journalists are forced to sleep around anyway.'
04 Apr 2018
Another day, another fight with sexism. A teacher from Kerala has given the most mind-boggling reason behind the birth of transgender kids.
26 Mar 2018
In a disturbing incident, 50 women of MP's Dr Hari Singh Gour University have alleged they were strip-searched after a used sanitary napkin was found in a hostel corridor near a washroom.
19 Mar 2018
In shocking remarks, a Social Science professor of Kerala shamed female Muslim students of his college for deliberately revealing their chest, "like how we slice a small part of a melon to see if it's ripe."
16 Mar 2018
A former Karnataka top cop created controversy with his misogynistic and patronizing statements.
02 Mar 2018
In a bizarre case, a man in Mumbai sought divorce from his wife as she wasn't "dutiful": among other things, she used to wake up late and didn't cook tasty food.
06 Feb 2018
Kanjarbhat community, Maharashtra's de-notified tribe with an estimated population of 25,000, is known for its deeply patriarchal caste panchayat, misogynistic matrimonial traditions, obsession with virgin brides, a keen interest in monetary fines and love for ostracizing dissenters.
18 Jan 2018
Amazon's voice-based digital assistant Alexa has undergone an update that makes the software a proud feminist.
09 Jan 2018
A former Google employee, fired by the tech giant in August, is suing the company over its alleged discrimination against white men.
14 Nov 2017
Indian leaders have often made the news for their bizarre comments on homosexuality, but Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is one of the few who have been admired for their support to people regardless of sexuality.
14 Nov 2017
The Harvey Weinstein expose isn't all that surprising, is it? We are aware of the deep-seated misogyny and sexism prevalent across industries around the world. In Hollywood, it is just more pronounced.
12 Nov 2017
While trying to educate readers about health, a Rajasthan education department ended up passing advice being slammed as sexist by many.