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Gender Discrimination
Opinion  /  Published 21.12.18

Bill against discrimination is discriminatory

It is strange how a bill intended to establish the rights of a group of people manages, even after 27 amendments, to undermine those rights by ambivalent phrasing and dubious paternalism. The passing ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 19.12.18

#MeToo: Lessons from the US experience

Nityanjali Thummalachetty is a New York City-based cybersecurity entrepreneur and Advisor for Diversity and Inclusion, and was listed in BBC 100 Women in 2017. Abby DiCarlo is a New York City-based re...
By Nityanjali Thummalachetty and Abby DiCarlo in

People  /  Published 19.11.19

Twitter asks what it means to be a man

Yes, #MenToo!International Men's Day is celebrated on November 19th every year to put the spotlight on men and raise awareness on men's issues globally. Twitterati tried to ask what it means to have a...
By in

West Bengal  /  Published 15.12.18

Footballers lose, win hearts

A football team had just lost a match. But many around the field clapped for them on Saturday afternoon.The applause was for a bunch of girls from Birbhum who had to apparently brave abuse and assault...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 15.04.19

Katie Bouman's role in the black hole image

There's a lot of news going on about the 'black hole girl' right now, and how she's being given too much credit for her role in the historic first image of a black hole. Because this is too important,...
By Misty Boyer in

India  /  Published 01.04.19

Writers appeal to vote out hate

Over 200 writers on Monday issued a joint multi-lingual appeal to vote out “hate politics” and vote for a “diverse and equal India” in the upcoming general election.The appeal refers to the ma...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.08.19

Women are not better multitaskers than men

Sir — Women have traditionally been considered better at multitasking than men. But a study published in PLOS One shows that they are no better at it than men, rather they are simply forced to do se...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 13.09.19

US universities are addicted to billionaires

Epstein’s infiltration of MIT shouldn’t even be much of a surprise; from the Kochs to the Sacklers to the Saudis to sundry endowed chairs and fancy corporate institutes, American higher education ...
By Farhad Manjoo / New York Times News Service in

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


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