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Stop silencing women who speak out against sexual harassment

The Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI), expresses its deep concern over recent retaliatory lawsuits slapped on women who have spoken out and/or aided the process of disclosure about incidents of sexual harassment. A year after the revelations of… Continue Reading →

Artist association Khoj responds to its leaked letter #MeToo

Firstpost   • Oct 12, 2019 13:02:56 IST   By FP Staff Days after an email written by Pooja Sood, the director of artists association Khoj, to contemporary artist Subodh Gupta, in light of #MeToo allegations against him, was made public by the @MeTooIndia handle on… Continue Reading →

Suicide- Myths and Facts you should know #WMHD2019 #mustshare

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A step towards life Suicide is a word loaded with the sentiments of dismay, despair and the fear of death. This often stops us from having a discussion about suicide. However, if we freely talk about it, we can surely… Continue Reading →

RSS and women empowerment: A Masquerade

Neha Dabhade RSS Chief, Mohan Bhagwat, recently addressed a meeting of journalists from international press. At the meeting, he discussed issues like the abrogation of article 370 in Kashmir, the outcome of the NRC exercise and Citizenship Amendment Bill to… Continue Reading →

UP Minister Baburam Nishad’s Wife Says He “Threatened To Kill” Her

“My husband hit me and threatened to kill me. He even threatened to shoot me with a gun. My husband is a Minister and yet he behaves like this,” Neetu Nishad said in a Facebook post. Baburam Nishad is the… Continue Reading →

Rape Case- Body Cam, Sleaze, Counter-sting Operation, but ‘Slow’ Police Action

AFTER MANY TWISTS & TURNS Ex-MP Chinmayanand is under observation in Lucknow hospital while the woman is lodged in Shahjahanpur jail since Wed Aman.Sharma@timesgroup.com New Delhi: From buying spycam spectacles on March 29 to secretly filming former BJP MP Swami… Continue Reading →

Odiya tribes shed tradition to space out childbirths

Odisha’s tribal women, suffering the adverse health effects of childbirths in quick succession combined with strenuous agricultural and household work, are breaking community norms to use contraceptives Basudev Mahapatra Gajapati & Rayagada, Odisha Sep 23, 2019 Rita Mandal (34) of… Continue Reading →

Court Frames Charges Against Goa BJP MLA Atanasio Monserratte In Rape Case

The police last year filed a 250-page charge sheet in North Goa district court after the investigation in the case was completed. Atanasio Monserratte was arrested on May 5, 2016, and is currently out on bail.PANAJI:  A Goa court on… Continue Reading →

Rape survivor must have say in accused’s bail: Delhi high court

TNN | Updated: Sep 26, 2019, 12:10 IST Delhi high court (Photo: PTI)NEW DELHI: Rape survivors in Delhi will get a definite chance to have their say in court against an accused seeking bail.Delhi high court Chief Justice D N… Continue Reading →

Indian Companies Report 14% Increase in Sexual Harassment Cases in FY19

Data based on BSE 100 firms shows there were 823 cases during last fiscal against 722 a year ago Mumbai: Indian companies reported more cases of sexual harassment in FY19 compared to a year earlier. Data from BSE 100 companies, which are… Continue Reading →

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