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India – Despite #MeToo wave , women in low-wage jobs still suffer widespread harassment

By NIHA MASIH NOV 30, 2018 | 4:00 AM | GURGAON, INDIA    A worker adjusts an embroidery machine at a garment fair in New Delhi. (Manan Vatsyayana / AFP/Getty Images) Six months into a stitching job at a big garment factory outside New… Continue Reading →

Wall Street Rule for the #MeToo Era: Avoid Women at All Cost

No more dinners with female colleagues. Don’t sit next to them on flights. Book hotel rooms on different floors. Avoid one-on-one meetings. By Gillian Tan and Katia Porzecanski In fact, as a wealth adviser put it, just hiring a woman… Continue Reading →

It’s 2018 & These Villagers Drained n A Lake After HIV+ Women Drowned in it #WTFnews

The authorities tried to convince villagers that when an HIV-infected person dies the virus dies with them and the virus dies in water within seconds The stigma around HIV refuses to die down even after three decades since the virus… Continue Reading →

Bulandshahr Violence-Policemen Beat up Women During Late-Night Raids, Vandalise Homes of Suspects

Every house that News18 visited said that there were no female constables during the exercise. None of the senior police officials News18 reached out to commented on the late-night raids. Rounak Kumar Gunjan Women outside the house of main accused… Continue Reading →

Why the Ram temple is more important for the RSS than farmers and their pain

The Sangh Parivar only bothers about the voice of the upper caste sadhus and sanyasis, not farmers and labourers. KANCHA ILAIAH SHEPHERD On November 25, the Sangh Parivar organised simultaneous Dharm Sansads in Ayodhya and Nagpur which marked the presence of several sadhus… Continue Reading →

मन्दिर वहीं बनाएंगे #Poem

मन्दिर वहीं बनाएंगे।   रोजी रोटी का सवाल बाद में उठाएंगे रूखी-सूखी खाएंगे चाहे भुख से ही मर जाएंगे पर मंदिर वहीं बनाएंगे। लल्ला, मन्दिर वहीं बनाएंगे ।।1।। शिक्षा और स्वास्थ्य का मुद्दा  बेदख़ल कर जाएंगे धर्मयुद्ध का परचम लहराने में… Continue Reading →

Bhima Koregaon- Elgaar Parishad 2.0 takes on RSS

Despite all controversies, programme to be held again on Jan 12, but Kabir Kala Manch plans to keep distance Squaring off against the much-debated controversy surrounding the Elgaar Parishad event held in December 2017, organisers have decided the programme… Continue Reading →

India – Justice for sacked HIV+ woman as court orders firm to take her back

Diktat states that widowed 32-year-old, who claimed she was forced to quit despite a strong work record, should be re-hired and given full wages for the time she was made redundant TWEET @ThePuneMirror Two years after she was dismissed from… Continue Reading →

India – EVM Security Guidelines Violated in MP

Around 8:19 am on 30 November 2018, there was a stir outside the Old Jail Complex in Bhopal, MP. The reason was the sudden breakdown of a LED screen outside the strongroom. Stored in the strongroom were those machines which… Continue Reading →

Charges serious, can’t give bail to Gadling, others: Maharashtra govt to SC #WTFnews

The Supreme Court directed the state government to submit the charge sheet filed against the arrested rights activists by December 8, and adjourned the matter to December 11. Fashionable to make noise about personal liberty, Maharashtra tells SC   The… Continue Reading →

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