Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicSexism

Topic: sexism

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.

What coronavirus pandemic reveals about the pay gap between frontline workers

Women make up 70 per cent of all health and social-services staff globally, but they still earn 79 cents for every dollar a man makes.

Bashed Bois Locker Room, silent on Snapchat controversy. Women, where is your outrage now?

Women criticising Bois Locker Room must also talk about the Snapchat conversation where a girl, posing as a boy, suggested a plan of sexual assault on herself.

Locker room boys to IT cell men: India’s rape culture grows without shame or consequences

If Delhi school boys on Instagram privately plan to rape underage girls, then men from IT cells of political parties publicly threaten women on Twitter and Facebook.

Women use emojis the most, but world’s fastest-growing language was all male until recently

In Invisible Women, Caroline Criado Perez writes about how we still read most things as ‘male’ — from emojis to TV to language.

Mid-life crisis is real and Devdutt Pattanaik’s Twitter timeline proves it

Mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik is the reason why you should never scroll through your hero’s Twitter page.

I talked to and met Indian women in science for years. And this is what they told me

More than introducing token awards to mark Women’s Day, sensitising accomplished men in science against everyday sexism may help bridge the gender gap.

Supreme Court upholds retirement of 2 judicial officers accused of sexism, corruption

Of the two judicial officers, one of them was dismissed for "highly sexist remarks" while the other granted bail for a non-bailable offence after accepting a bribe.

Not just women, even men need to join the battle against overworking

A survey published in Harvard Business Review paints a portrait of silent male suffering, and the way in which male silence and female openness conspire to maintain the status quo.

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.