“It has been happening for a very long time but the trolling and abuse increased after the I reported on the Delhi elections in which BJP lost and the kind of efforts were taken by the central government to cover slums in Gujarat,’ she says.
Ruth Kissam is the first Papua New Guinean to be selected for the Obama Foundation Scholars Program at Columbia University.
How many of us actively intervene to stop gender-based violence? How many of us even recognise it when it is happening?
Research shows that 57 percent of boys and 53 percent of girls aged 15-19 believe that wife-beating is acceptable. One can only imagine how widespread this is in homes, that children find wife-beating acceptable and even regular.
Respect has as many connotations as there are women in this world. So, find your own meaning and then go ahead assert it. Every time you do it, you become an agent of change. You have right there prevented the domino effect of violence against women.
The Courts have on various occasions upheld the rights of women who have been denied maternity benefits by upholding their right to a safe and discrimination-free work environment.
While violence denies women the right to survival, well- being and development, the fact is that most violence goes unreported because it occurs within the most intimate and trusted relationships.
Feminist scholars are concerned that the way robots are currently programmed could have adverse impacts on the way male users practise consent in their human sexual relationships.
Positive reinforcement does seem like a good strategy, something which needs to be explored by researchers, especially in context of Indian society and values. But is deification of women the correct way to proceed?
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