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Bhojpuri Cinema: The Dynamics Between Global Market And Local Cultures

Bhojpuri Cinema: The Dynamics Between Global Market And Local Cultures

Large-scale migration caused by Neo-liberal capitalism creates sexual deprivation and consequent anxiety. To cash in on this urge, the market appropriates local cultural productions. Through explicit misogyny and vulgar content, it dictates what to desire...

19 March 2022
Seeing Women As Homemakers Patriarchal Mindset, Says SC

Seeing Women As Homemakers Patriarchal Mindset, Says SC

The top court said that the true aim of achieving substantive equality must be fulfilled by the State in recognizing the persistent patterns of discrimination...

15 March 2022

US Yoga Class Shooting: Study Shows How Hatred For Women Can Radicalise Men

The study, conducted by the Secret Service's National Threat Assessment Centre after two women were killed in a mass shooting at a US Yoga centre in 2018 was...

'State Of Mard', 'Black Bride'...: Sexist Remarks In Rajasthan Assembly Draw Ire Of Activits

'State Of Mard', 'Black Bride'...: Sexist Remarks In Rajasthan Assembly Draw Ire Of Activits

Activists demand accountability and raise serious questions about the stand of BJP and Congress legislators on gender equality.

11 March 2022

Shefali Shah On Facing Sexism At Home From Her In-Laws

Actress Shefali Shah recalled a few incidents of sexism in her own household including one occasion where her tough shooting schedule was questioned by her...

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19 February 2022
Past And Present Weave Intricate Fabric Of Memory And Consciousness

Past And Present Weave Intricate Fabric Of Memory And Consciousness

In her poetry collection, ‘Noise Cancellation,’ Jhilam Chattaraj cleverly recasts the concept of reducing background noise within the paradigm of...


11 February 2022
Slut Shaming, Misogyny: Modus Operandi Of ‘Progressive’ Schools

Slut Shaming, Misogyny: Modus Operandi Of ‘Progressive’ Schools

The so-called ‘progressive’ English medium schools in India are the breeding grounds of elite-class misogyny and sexism.


30 January 2022
Anushka Sharma To Priyanka Chopra Jonas: Five Bollywood Divas Who Spoke About Sexism In Bollywood

Anushka Sharma To Priyanka Chopra Jonas: Five Bollywood Divas Who Spoke About Sexism In Bollywood

Time and again women get subjected to sexism, however, Bollywood actress are no different and have often raised their voice against sexism.


21 January 2022
Research Sheds Light On Influence Of Sexism On Charles Darwin's Work

Research Sheds Light On Influence Of Sexism On Charles Darwin's Work

According to a recently published scientific paper, Charles Darwin’s patriarchal world view led him to dismiss female agency and mate choice in humans.


17 December 2021
South Korea's Sexist Ad Draws Public Ire For Comparing Women With Cows

South Korea's Sexist Ad Draws Public Ire For Comparing Women With Cows

South Korea's biggest dairy firm 'Seoul Milk' has come under fire for comparing women with cows in one of its recent commercials.


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13 December 2021
CBSE Exam Paper Under Fire For Alleged Gender Stereotyping, Board Refers Matter To Subject Experts

CBSE Exam Paper Under Fire For Alleged Gender Stereotyping, Board Refers Matter To Subject Experts

Various excerpts from the passage have gone viral on social media with users calling out the board for supporting "misogynistic" and "regressive opinions" and...


13 December 2021
DCW Issues Notice To CBSE On Gender Stereotyping Views In Exam Comprehension Passage

DCW Issues Notice To CBSE On Gender Stereotyping Views In Exam Comprehension Passage

"The said article is infuriating for its totally sexist and warped in its approach. Not only is the article offensive towards women, it is also very offensive...


29 November 2021
Tharoor's Selfie With Six Women MPs Tweet Sparks Row

Tharoor's Selfie With Six Women MPs Tweet Sparks Row

Reacting sharply, National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma tweeted, "You are demeaning their contribution in parliament and politics by making...


05 July 2021
India Cricketer Dinesh Karthik Apologises For Sexist 'Neighbour's Wife' Comment, Says He 'Got It All Wrong'

India Cricketer Dinesh Karthik Apologises For Sexist 'Neighbour's Wife' Comment, Says He 'Got It All Wrong'

Dinesh Karthik's attempt to compare cricket bats with wives didn’t go down well and many had called out the wicketkeeper on social media


03 July 2021
ENG Vs IND: Disgraced England Pacer Ollie Robinson Cleared To Return To Cricket, Available For India Test Series

ENG Vs IND: Disgraced England Pacer Ollie Robinson Cleared To Return To Cricket, Available For India Test Series

Ollie Robinson, who made his England debut in the first Test against New Zealand last month, was suspended from international cricket pending an investigation...


03 July 2021
Cricket Bats Are Like Neighbour's Wife: Dinesh Karthik Gets Flak For Making Sexist Remark

Cricket Bats Are Like Neighbour's Wife: Dinesh Karthik Gets Flak For Making Sexist Remark

Dinesh Karthik's attempt to compare cricket bats with wives didn’t go down well and many have called out the India wicketkeeper on social media


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25 June 2021
Against Darker Willows

Against Darker Willows

Uncovering of a rash of disgusting, racist tweets by English cricketers shows how this canker thrives in the nation’s cricketing structure


09 June 2021
Jos Buttler, Eoin Morgan Under Investigation For Alleged Racist Remarks Against Indians

Jos Buttler, Eoin Morgan Under Investigation For Alleged Racist Remarks Against Indians

The posts, in which Jos Buttler and Eoin Morgan used the word 'sir' to mock the Indians, started doing the rounds on social media after the suspension of Ollie...


09 June 2021
Let's Not Be Hard On Ollie Robinson: Michael Holding Says England Cricketer Should Get A Second Chance

Let's Not Be Hard On Ollie Robinson: Michael Holding Says England Cricketer Should Get A Second Chance

Ollie Robinson was suspended by the England and Wales Cricket Board, pending an investigation, after his racist and sexist tweets emerged on social media


08 June 2021
After Ollie Robinson Fiasco, England Cricket Hit By More 'Offensive' Social Media Posts

After Ollie Robinson Fiasco, England Cricket Hit By More 'Offensive' Social Media Posts

England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) suspended Ollie Robinson on Sunday from international cricket pending an investigation for historical racist and sexist...


08 June 2021
Ollie Robinson Suspension 'Over The Top': British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Criticises ECB

Ollie Robinson Suspension 'Over The Top': British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Criticises ECB

Ollie Robinson was on Sunday suspended from international cricket pending an investigation into his tweets he posted as a teenager years ago


07 June 2021
Ravi Ashwin Feels 'Genuinely Sorry' For Ollie Robinson, Says Suspension A Strong Warning To Social Media Generation

Ravi Ashwin Feels 'Genuinely Sorry' For Ollie Robinson, Says Suspension A Strong Warning To Social Media Generation

England cricketer Ollie Robinson has been suspended from all international cricket pending an investigation into historic tweets of racist and sexist nature


07 June 2021
Ollie Robinson Suspended From International Cricket For Racist And Sexist Social Media Posts

Ollie Robinson Suspended From International Cricket For Racist And Sexist Social Media Posts

Ollie Robinson will play no part in England's second Test against New Zealand starting on June 10 after he was suspended by the ECB


03 June 2021
ENG Vs NZ: England Debutant Ollie Robinson 'Deeply Ashamed' By Historic Racist And Sexist Tweets

ENG Vs NZ: England Debutant Ollie Robinson 'Deeply Ashamed' By Historic Racist And Sexist Tweets

England fast bowler Ollie Robinson issued an apology after historic messages of a racist and sexist nature posted on his Twitter account emerged.


28 May 2021
Randeep Hooda Removed As Ambassador Of UN Treaty Over 'Joke' Against Mayawati

Randeep Hooda Removed As Ambassador Of UN Treaty Over 'Joke' Against Mayawati

Hooda has been under fire since Wednesday when a nine-year-old video of him making a "joke", which social media users termed casteist and sexist, went viral...


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