Books  /  Published 08.09.20

Parmesh Shahani on his new book

In your book, you have quoted from the Harry Potter franchise while J.K. Rowling has been rightly been at the receiving end of social rants after her very controversial remarks admitting to being a TE...
By Shrestha Saha 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

Opinion  /  Published 29.09.19

Sexual harassment law: Conciliation must go

It is thrilling that the group of ministers for sexual harassment comprises Amit Shah, Nirmala Sitharaman, Ramesh Pokhriyal and Smriti Irani. With the most powerful ministers taking harassers in hand,...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 26.10.18

Vishakha plea on ashrams

A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking extension of the Vishakha guidelines to prevent sexual harassment of women devotees in all ashrams, madarsas and Christian institutions.The PIL, which...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Style  /  Published 28.03.19

Bruised feet hit back

A successor to the #MeToo movement has come from the women of Japan, who are protesting the tradition of wearing high heels to work. #KuToo started in January when Yumi Ishikawa, a 32-year-old model ...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 15.02.19

What suffragists can teach today's leaders

Nineteenth-century American suffragist Susan B. Anthony, who was a trailblazer in the movement for women’s rights, said: “Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputatio...
By Vinati Dev in

Opinion  /  Published 05.11.19

Skilling creates a pool of poor women workers

Women’s migration is now increasingly perceived as a signal of development and women’s empowerment, as large numbers of single women move to work or study in other states. Internal migration of wo...
By Supriya Roychowdhury in

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.11.19

UGC push for women’s safety

Universities in Jharkhand, along with their counterparts from across the country, will have to form internal complaints committees exclusively for women employees and girl students to make campuses sa...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 25.01.20

An ode to aimlessness

All work and no play makes Jack a disgruntled employee. There is already plenty of research to suggest that short breaks improve productivity of employees. Too much of anything is not good. When the m...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 16.08.19

Sexual harassment axe on major general

Major General R.S. Jaswal, serving in the Assam Rifles, was on Friday dismissed without pension in connection with a sexual harassment case involving a serving woman officer.The allegations against hi...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


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