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Day July 13, 2020

Women and Girls with Disabilities: Planning for Periods During Covid 19

By Shubha Nagesh and Monalisa | DEHRADUN, India, Jul 10 2020 (IPS) – The Coronavirus pandemic and the resulting lockdown has intensified most inequities in society- specifically those that affect vulnerable communities, including persons with disabilities, particularly young girls. As an aftermath of recent… Continue Reading →

Attention Mumbai – The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace 2019 report deadline

To,                                                                                                    All Govt Establishments, Semi Govt, Private Establishments, Educational Institutions, Sports Institutes, Sport complexes, Govt/Pvt Companies Mumbai City Sub.: In regards to “The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention,               Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 Section 21 and… Continue Reading →

Hamdard hospital fires 84 nurses who demanded better working conditions in COVID-19 wards

They had demanded PPEs, N-95 masks, humane working hours, free COVID-19 tests, drinking water, adequate quarantine facilities and health policies for nurses working on COVID-19 duty Published: 13 Jul 2020, Even as the novel Coronavirus pandemic rages on all over… Continue Reading →

United Nations calls for end to gender-based violence against women journalists

Women journalists face particular dangers while going about their work, an independent UN expert told the UN Human Rights Council, saying that Governments should do more to protect them. In an appeal to Member States, Dubravka Simonovic, Special Rapporteur on… Continue Reading →

To be a feminist atheist in India: Hate-filled and violent responses make even the act of offering solidarity fraught

Many Feminist Atheist Women navigate life and work by keeping our opinions on religion largely to ourselves unless we have the assurance of a safe space.Rituparna Chatterjee July 13, 2020 19:18:03 IST In the mid to late 2000s when the tedious… Continue Reading →

Sumukhi Sureshi: You Are NOT Allowed To Rape And Threaten To Rape Us

Published: Jul 13, 2020, 09:49 IST Sumukhi Suresh’s reaction comes a few days after comedian Agrima Joshua received rape threats when an old video of her comedy set with a joke about Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj surfaced. Picture courtesy/Instagram account @sumukhisuresh… Continue Reading →

Sex Workers respond to Harvard and Yale on shutting down red-light areas

National Network of Sex Workers India This is concerning a recent study entitled ‘Modelling the Effect of Continued Closure of Red-Light Areas on COVID-19 Transmission in India’ (2020) authored by Dr. Sudhakar V. Nuti at Harvard Medical School, along with… Continue Reading →

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