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Gender Discrimination
Opinion  /  Published 12.09.19

A grammar horror story for Friday the 13th

Today is Friday the 13th and I want to talk about a spine-chilling experience. A chain of circumstances led me to spending a night in the company of a Bengali grammar book, with no one around but a lo...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

India  /  Published 24.10.18

The #MeToo FAQ for smart women

Does every workplace need to have an ICC? By law, any company with over 10 workers has to have an ICC. Failure to comply with POSH invites a fine of Rs 50,000 the first time. Repeated failure has more...
By Deepika S in

Opinion  /  Published 05.02.19

The dark comedy of the UAE's gender award

Balance is crucial in worldly matters. But a world dominated by men can be skewed against women in absurd ways. This discrimination, integral to cultures and institutions around the world, took a rath...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 03.02.20

Sabarimala: SC to frame questions

The Supreme Court on Monday said it will frame legal questions to be adjudicated by a nine-judge bench on religious discrimination against women at various religious places, the larger questions which...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.03.19

Wars on women, children, migrants, earth

International Women’s Day was on March 8: a day marked by the United Nations to celebrate women and draw attention to issues of gender discrimination. This year’s theme was “Think equal, build s...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.19

A green light for discrimination in sports

What is most disturbing about the May 1 decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to reject South African Olympic champion Caster Semenya’s appeal against the International Association of...
By Bruce Kidd in

Opinion  /  Published 13.11.18

US women's election wins make all women proud

Sir — It is a matter of pride for the United States of America and, indeed, women all over the world that a record number of women have entered the US Congress after the midterm elections (“March ...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 08.10.19

Cricket's culture of toxic masculinity must go

The integrity of the gentleman’s game has been, on occasion, brought to disrepute by the gentlemen themselves. For instance, cricketers have been fined — even banished — for bringing the game to...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.19

Achieving balance in the law in an imbalanced society

When societies display imbalance, it is not always easy to reach perfect balance in the law against it. An example is the controversy surrounding the anti-dowry law. The complaint of murder for dowry ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 04.11.18

Queer Karva Chauth: Because love is love

The virtuous wife is especially prized in pious discourse in India — and who is more virtuous than the woman who fasts for the well-being of her husband? There are a number of popular rituals and cu...
By The Editorial Board in


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