sexism

The Working Woman’s Woes: 5 Women Share Experiences

The working woman’s life in India seems to be riddled with challenges. Right from convincing respective families for their choice of profession to adjusting to the sexist environment in most of the workplaces, the challenges are never-ending. The recent case involving female colleagues turning to social media to report a case of sexual harassment against(…)

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Vivel Ad’s Freedom Call Is What You Should Watch Now

Soap brand Vivel is the latest one to become a part of the feminist movement and has recently come up with a video titled ‘Ab Samjhauta Nahi’ (No more compromise). The video aims to inspire women to value their own opinions and dreams, challenge status quo and therefore maximise their potential and live a fuller life.

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#DressLikeAnIndianWoman: Young Women Speak Out

The comment on women’s dressing made by the Principal of Mumbai’s Polytechnic College has not gone down well with women across the country. Social Media is flooded with memes, which you can’t have missed. Here’s a quick look at reactions that had the hashtag #DressLikeAnIndianWoman trending. Also Read: Now, College Principal Says Women Dressing Like(…)

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Sports Anchor Priya Malik Calls Out Rampant Sexism

Sports Anchor Priya Malik recently called out the blatant sexism that is present in sports industry, in a recent article on Buzzfeed. A sports anchor, TV actress, an Honours in Literature, a Post Grad in Applied Linguistics, a Masters in Teaching and a Masters in Education by research which is halfway to a PhD, Malik has been(…)

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Complaint Filed Against Women Shopping In Pyjamas

We all face sexism everyday, in one way or the other. Some are very serious and extremely offensive and some have been normalised to the extent that it doesn’t really make us protest. [Feature image: ITV] In a shocking post which has caught attention on social media, a man posted a picture of two women in(…)

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I Love My Body, Says Vidya Balan

She always speaks her mind and we love her for the impactful women-centric films she has done. Few could essay those roles like her. Power-actress, Vidya Balan, celebrated her birthday on January 1 when she turned 38. “Birthday is a special occasion. I am grateful for the life that I have got,” said Balan. Vidya Balan(…)

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8 Actresses Who Took On Sexism In 2016

They are bold, sexy and outspoken – so better not even try to mess with them  – in fact ‘criticising’, or ‘trolling’ and ‘abusing’ them? Not Gonna Work. They know how to shut down haters and we laud these 8 actresses who took on sexism in 2016 like a boss. First up Anushka Sharma who came out strong on(…)

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Serena Williams Talks About Sexism

‘If I were a man, I’d have been one of the greatest athletes ever, 6-7 years ago’— said Serena Williams, the one woman in sports who doesn’t fear speak of her mind openly. She was interviewed by ESPN recently, and as expected there were some revelations from Williams about sexism and how she as a woman(…)

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Madonna Tells it Like It Is: Slams Sexism, Ageism

Madonna‘s never been one to shy away from headlines — and she’s been making the news over the past few days for sure. One was a supremely fun appearance on James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke session, which has already clocked more than 9 million views in a handful of days. She is the consummate entertainer par excellence, and teases(…)

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Outrage Over Makeup Tutorial To Cover Domestic Violence Scars

You read that right! A Moroccan state TV series, Sahabiyat, shows women how to cover their facial scars suffered in domestic violence with the help of makeup. The woman, who is sitting beside her on whom the makeup is being done sits as if there is nothing unusual in the scene and gets the makeup done(…)

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