User: lgbt Topic: Sexual Minorities
Category: Harassment
Last updated: Dec 25 2018 08:59 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Helping boys and men become change agents in the gender equality movement 20.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Continuing our special series on women's safety, we present a list of NGOs and initiatives that are working towards sensitising boys and men on gender issues. Using resources, toolkits, workshops and lectures, they enable men to play key roles in preventing violence and discrimination against women.
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Our concept of fatherhood must evolve beyond traditional ideas of masculinity 11.1.2020 Scroll.in
The depiction of father-son relationships in popular culture often derive from heteronormative and hypermasculine ideals.
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Thousands of women, men, children raped in Syria’s war - U.N. report 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Geneva Syrian government forces and allied militias have raped and sexually assaulted women, girls and men in a campaign to punish opposition communities - acts that constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity, U.N. investigators said on Thursday. In a gruesome report, they found that rebel groups in Syria’s protracted civil war had also committed crimes of sexual violence and torture although these were “considerably less common”. The report also said Islamic State (IS) militants had executed women and girls by stoning for alleged adultery, forced girls into marriage, and persecuted homosexual men. “It is utterly repugnant that brutal acts of sexual and gender-based violence continued to be perpetrated throughout Syria for seven years by most warring parties,” Paulo Pinheiro, chairman of the U.N. Commission of Inquiry, told a panel event. The report, issued as Syria enters its eighth year of war, is based on 454 interviews with survivors, relatives, witnesses, defectors, and medical ...
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Mattel’s gender-neutral dolls are great, but changing mindsets is no child’s play 21.12.2019 Scroll.in
Gender neutrality represents the absence of gender, not the tolerance of different gender expression.
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Explainer: Despite criticism, the Transgender Persons Bill was just passed. What’s next? 27.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The legislation is the ‘murder of gender justice’, said one activist.
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Why India’s transgender people are protesting against a Bill that claims to protect their rights 26.11.2019 Scroll.in
The proposed legislation violates or fails to fulfill provisions of a progressive 2014 Supreme Court judgement.
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Dave Chappelle’s comedy is discomfiting but acts as a counterweight to extremism of all kinds 31.10.2019 Scroll.in
Stand-up is not about being fair. It is about being funny, perceptive and thought-provoking.
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Marathon race organised in Durga Puja celebration 5.10.2019 Assam Times
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In charts: Only 7% of India’s police force is women. This hurts investigations into gender violence 21.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Ninety nine percent of sexual assaults in the country go unreported.
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Mumbai: LGBT people raise clamour for gender-neutral laws 16.8.2019 DNA
The petition calls for inclusivity in laws for protection of the community
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‘For us, it now means personal liberty’: Indira Jaising explains Transformative Constitutionalism 30.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Full text of the noted lawyer’s speech at the National Law School earlier this month.
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Three arrested for gang rape of transgender in Bengaluru 21.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Three arrested for gang rape of transgender in Bengaluru
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Allegations against CJI: Over 250 women ask Supreme Court to conduct fair and impartial inquiry 24.4.2019 Scroll.in
In a letter to the top court, the signatories said Ranjan Gogoi should refrain from transacting official duties till the investigation against him is over.
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Brunei introduces stoning to death for gay sex, adultery 3.4.2019 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Rape and robbery are also punishable by death and many of the new laws, such as capital punishment for insulting the Prophet Mohammed, apply to non-Muslims as well as Muslims.
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Delhi: Two men shoot at a transgender woman for refusing sex, one arrested, say police 23.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The accused are members of the Sunder Bhati gang, the police added.
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LIVE! Commonwealth Games gold medallist Sanjita Chanu's ban lifted 23.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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India’s Transgender Persons Bill undermines the rights of the individuals it seeks to protect 25.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
This Bill does not go far enough to protect transgender persons who are subjected to abuse relentlessly, and with relative impunity.
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In a ‘low-key’ year, Kerala film festival still manages to roll out the goodies 3.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
We pick at least 85 titles to watch at the International Film Festival of Kerala in Thiruvananthapuram (but there are more).
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A parade to pride: Delhi LGBT+ community walks to claim their place in society 25.11.2018 Zee News : India National
With happy faces and bodies swaying to drum beats, rainbow revellers took over the heart of Delhi and celebrated 'pride' and their newfound independence, two months after the Supreme Court quashed a colonial-era law that criminalised homosexuality.
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SC declines to entertain PIL to make rape gender-neutral offence 12.11.2018 Zee News : India National
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea challenging the Constitutional validity of Section 375 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) which deals with rape on the ground that the provision is not gender-neutral.
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