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When the Fearless Girl statue was erected on Wall Street, facing off defiantly against the Charging Bull, she was hailed as the ultimate in female empowerment ― "a powerful symbol," tweeted New York C...
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Days after issuing a bland statement supporting women's equality, the Trump administration halted a key equal pay initiative on Tuesday put in place by the Obama administration. The scrapped provision...
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We need to stop accepting these practices blindly.
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He is drawing much flak for this.
Nidhhi Agerwal is currently scouting for an actor-friendly housing complex in Mumbai.
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Tall, dark and handsome? No, thank you.
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She has now taken the matter up with the Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission.
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"It's 2017 - and we're still encountering discrimination."
Here are some facts most “intellectuals” seem to have missed.
Boys aren't immune to it either.
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Are we letting gender justice fall into the saffron trap?
The YouTube star alleged he was thrown off a plane for speaking Arabic, but his claims are being refuted.
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If you are flying IndiGo airlines with children under 12 years of age and you would like the extra-legroom seats right up front—well, forget about it. Those seats are now out of bounds for you....
Five separate and seemingly unconnected incidents from last week portend something rather dangerous to India, and who we are as a people. Ravi Sisodia, one of the murderers who lynched Mohammad Akhl...
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I saw her walk across the road, swaying her hips. She was dressed in a black sari that seemed to shimmer in the morning sun. As she approached my car, I pulled down my window and for a brief moment, my eyes met hers. And at that very moment, amidst the constant honking on the roads, her eyes spoke volumes...
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There have only been rare cases where people have united for something without being against something. The Indian National Movement also had a common enemy in form of the colonialists. Can a leader be so non-partisan so as not to even ask people to unite against discriminators and exploiters?
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India needs to concede and unflinchingly admit that racism and discrimination are in fact a public establishment. With its great economic motivations and campaigns in the rest of the world, India cannot simply reschedule change for the next century, nor can it afford to endlessly debate its history to uncover what is and isn't certified by the Vedas.
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At a time when people across Assam are celebrating the BJP's electoral victory, people in the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) area are witnessing a tense situation following an episode of mob violence. On the early morning of 30 May, around 4am, a young tribal student, Sansuma Ramchiary, was brutally tortured by a gang of locals who suspected him of stealing.
As you scroll down your social media feeds, you might see numerous posts about women, minorities or other marginalized groups facing discrimination. When coming across such discussions, do you ever feel that these people seem obsessed with non-existent issues? Do you lament that they are playing the 'caste card', 'playing victim', or engaging in 'reverse racism'. Do you think that if one goes looking for oppression they will find oppression? If your answers are mostly yes, this article is for you.
Within our schools, a locus for socialisation for young people, a biased education ignores the impact that bullying, ostracisation and harassment has on boys. As a result, many boys tend to internalise emotions and act out violence in their adulthood. They are unwilling to appear "weak" or "unmanly" in front of their peers, friends or family members. What does this have to do with women? Everything.
NEW DELHI -- The Centre has asked all the states and union territories not to discriminate against minorities while registering an FIR as timely filing of chargesheet and speedy trial will restore the...
It don't matter if you are black or white... Thus went the famous song by MJ. Here in India, it is more like light brown or dark brown. And it matters. A lot. . If you're a darker shade of brown, you were probably the recipient of derogatory comments almost as soon as your mommy popped you out. If you are lighter skinned, you would have heard paeans in praise of your "beauty".
As the Cricket World Cup began last month, I saw some posts on social media that had what can only be described as racially discriminatory content. One made a jibe about the West Indies-Zimbabwe match, asking viewers to increase the brightness of their TV sets. Another poked fun at the English-language skills of a certain Pakistani cricketer. Around the same time, incidents of violence against Indians occurred in the USA, raising a hue and cry in India over racism in America.
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Every time we were travelling out of Brisbane (our last city of residence), I'd be routinely put through a "random body scan" by airport security. This diligence wasn't just restricted to airports. Even the lady at a particular store would make it a point to stop me at the exit to check my bag. The steward at the restaurant would ask us twice if we knew it was beef we had just ordered.
If I offered something in the temple with my left hand, either the priest would refuse it or give me a stern look. Ma would prompt me to use my other hand. Every time that happened I secretly cursed the priest. Left-handedness was considered to be some sort of disability. Many would look at me and remark, "Oh! She uses her wrong hand." I could never figure what was so wrong about it.
All of four then, she walked up to me and asked me why was she brown when her best friend was pink. That day, I realised what my mother must have gone through every time I asked her this question.