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'Culture of silence enables men to continue predatory behaviou...

Revelations of sexual misconduct, including allegations of rape, against film producer Harvey Weinstein have not come as a surprise to at least one woman: The woman researcher who had filed a sexual harassment complaint against her former boss and head of The ... Sify, 1 month ago
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How the Mahmood Farooqui acquittal jeopardises whatever progress was made post Nirbhaya

The Delhi High Court’s move to dilute the definition of consent while acquitting filmmaker Mahmood Farooqui of rape charges is not just legally untenable but adversely impacts anti-rape laws, say legal experts. Giving the benefit of doubt to the Peepli ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago

Rohingya return deal bad for refugees, says HRW

[United States], Dec.12 (ANI): An agreement by Bangladesh and Burma to begin returning Rohingya refugees to Burma by January 23, 2018, creates an impossible timetable for safe and voluntary returns and should be shelved, Human Rights Watch today said in a ...
 Sify4 hours ago

Spy’s eye: Corruption by other means

There is a need for complete performance audit of institutions of health, education, communications and other establishments The two shocking cases of unethical practices linked to ‘profiteering’ reported from two topmost hospitals in India’s capital, ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 days ago

What Ambedkar left behind for me...

Every year on December 6, Chaitya Bhoomi, in Dadar, Mumbai is visited by over half a million people without any formal notice or invitation! This is where the Father of the Indian Constitution, Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar, popularly known as Baba Saheb was cremated ...
 Deccan Herald6 days ago

‘Playboy made sexual abuse ordinary’

CATHARINE MACKINNON BELIEVES that Hugh Hefner’s death proves that there’s justice in the world. “Playboy revolutionised sexual abuse by normalising it in a major way. It made it ordinary. Sometimes justice takes interesting forms—we are alive and ...
 Open Magazine1 week ago
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WBWF condemns abduction of Baloch women and children by Pak forces

[Canada], Nov. 1 (ANI): Condemning the abduction of women and children of two prominent Baloch leaders Dr.Allah Nazar and Aslam Baloch, and the abduction of Nawaz Ata Baloch, Information Secretary of BHRO (Baloch Human Rights Organisation), the World Baloch ...
 Sify1 month ago
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#MeToo: Indian men don't see sexism as a huge problem

'I see liberal men shocked at the flood of #MeToo on their timelines, men who rail against these terrible things, but who haven't had the slightest idea how many of their friends and family have suffered under their noses, nor how much,' says Mitali Saran.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com When Nirbhaya was dying in a Delhi hospital in 2012, India saw huge, anguished citizens' protests. A rattled United Progressive Alliance administration clamped down on the protests. Many people didn't see ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Himachal to vote next month: a look at the big players and what's at stake

With the Election Commission of India (ECI) announcing 9 November as the date of polling for the Himachal Pradesh state assembly elections, the race is on for what is expected to be a high-pitched electoral battle. The results to the polls will be declared on ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago Himachal Pradesh polls: How Virbhadra Singh has brought Congress back in the game  catchnews.com1 month ago
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The fight against superstition gathers momentum

Though the list of superstitious beliefs is long, often dissolving distinctions of class, caste, religion and education, Karnataka's anti-superstition bill is seen as a big step ahead.Nikita Puri reports from Bengaluru.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com   It took a 'talking' bird for Edgar Allan Poe to write The Raven. All it took for its crow cousin to become the subject of news in Karnataka was its deciding to sit atop Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's car last year. The crow ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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