Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicSexual harassment

Topic: sexual harassment

Talk Point: Section 498-A: Most cases are filed to make monetary gains out of a failed relationship

Senior bureaucrat Aruna Sharma has lashed out at what she calls the “narrow approach in the name of women’s rights”. She believes this has...

Talk Point: Women-centric laws: Quality investigation alone can do justice to both men and women

Senior bureaucrat Aruna Sharma has lashed out at what she calls the “narrow approach in the name of women’s rights”. She believes this has...

Talk Point: Steel secretary’s attempt to vilify women is a disgrace to her gender

I do not agree with Sharma’s sweeping assertions. Firstly, she does not care to address the fact that the basic problem regarding women and their rights persists.

In Pakistan, even Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid gets abused for calling out harassment

The filmmaker, who has won two Oscars and an Emmy, said a Karachi hospital doctor harassed her sister on Facebook, but was called several names for it.

Global Pulse: From ‘whisper networks’ to a loud, emphatic debate on sexual harassment

The resigned air that has for decades bred women’s “whisper networks” about sexual harassment seems to be giving way to emphatic and tense debates on the “legitimate” ways of calling out predators across the world.

Why ‘The List’ shouldn’t become the new four-letter word in Indian feminism

Indian feminism is acquiring a new mutant form -- mobilise online, act online -- in which decision-making is decentralised, and there is no gatekeeping on laws and ethical boundaries.

Global Pulse: China’s 21st Century Mao; Russia’s 21st Century Stalin

When a leader amasses unbridled power, the question arises: does it make the leader more powerful or more vulnerable.

The ‘sexual harassers’ list only trivialises the fight against sexual harassment

A professor, who finds himself on a list claiming to name those guilty sexual harassment in Indian universities, writes about its perils and his experience.

Experiencing sexual assault is the tax women have had to pay to live in India

For a country where violence against the girl child starts in the womb, actor Richa Chadda says she's surprised at the number of people surprised at the enormity of the #MeToo campaign.

Talk Point: Is there a culture of silence on sexual harassment in Indian film industry?

As Harvey Weinstein case fuels a #MeToo campaign, is there a culture of silence surrounding sexual harassment in the Indian film industry?

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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