Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicSexism

Topic: sexism

Not just Layer’r Shot—Indian brands are banking on ‘spit and run’ publicity

The low cost and high impact strategy is fast becoming the go-to for brands looking to establish themselves in a saturated market.

Pakistani cyclist Samar Khan reached K2. But media and others sunk low with sexist attacks

Samar Khan just made history by becoming the first Pakistani to cycle to the K2 base camp, the second highest mountain in the world.

‘Zip it, sweetie’ — PM Jacinda Ardern had to face sexism not just from men, but women too

In ‘Jacinda Ardern’, Supriya Vani and Carl A. Harte write about the New Zealand PM’s journey from a politician and administrator to an international icon.

After Neville Shah’s ‘quota’ clip, Indian comedians called out for past casteist, sexist jokes

Old tweets and videos of several popular comedians have surfaced on social media where they made sexist, casteist and Islamophobic jokes.

Ripped jeans aren’t just fashion for Indian women. No wonder CM Rawat is worried

Uttarakhand CM TS Rawat may not approve of women wearing ripped jeans. For the faint-hearted, Baba Ramdev’s ‘sanskari ripped jeans’ are always an option.

I’m a Taylor Swift fan and I don’t need male approval to enjoy her music

Taylor Swift joined the ranks of Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder and Paul Simon after winning her third Album of the Year Award at the 63rd Grammy Awards.

Who’s scared of Maryam Nawaz? PM Imran Khan, his party PTI, and their sexist jokes

In Naya Pakistan, a woman politician only deserves respect if she’s part of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Women from the opposition benches don’t make the cut.

319 Bihar candidates are criminals, says Aaj Tak, Mirror Now calls out sexism in netas

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Economy is an issue, but the venom against Nirmala Sitharaman is because she is a woman

As Parliament opened this week, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman became the latest target of Indian men’s ingrained misogyny.

Women less likely to criticise men’s research in academic journals

We conducted a study using author information from all comment letters published over 16 years in PNAS and Science, two of the world’s most high-impact and widely read scientific journals.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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