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“My rights need to be stronger than a woman’s” 8.3.2020 Citizen Matters
The idea of an equal world for men and women is still Utopian, but there are some strides made every day. But for trans women, a world with equal rights is an even more distant reality. On International Women's Day, as we discuss equality for all, a chat with Bengaluru's Sumangali Balakrishna and her fight for rights as a trans woman.
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Need to change patriarchal mindset 29.2.2020 Hindu: Cities
Stressing the importance of gender sensitisation, Madras High Court Chief Justice Amreshwar Pratap Sahi said that there was a need to change the patri
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‘Christianity gave women a dignity that no previous sexual dispensation had offered:’ Tom Holland 23.2.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The idea of a post-Enlightenment, de-Christianised West is false, argues the historian in this interview.
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Top news: Novel coronavirus declared a state calamity in Kerala, toll in China up to 425 4.2.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The biggest stories of the day.
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Full text: Over 160 women, 13 organisations accuse Modi of encouraging communal hate, fear mongering 3.2.2020 Scroll.in
In an open letter to the PM, the signatories said the firing outside Jamia Millia Islamia on December 30 was a fallout of hate speeches by BJP members.
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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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