Sexism

  • Sexism against men- Does it rattle us? 23-06-2014 01:19 PM

    New Delhi: As a society we seem to be greatly sensitized towards sexism in taking a stand against it. At least that's what appears from the various debates we see flaring up on mainstream media, social media and other public discussion forums whenever there's a controversial (howsoever true) statement said...
  • Maharashtra Women Commission member blames women for rape 29-01-2014 09:45 AM

    Mumbai: In yet another shame for the country, a member of a women's commission panel has blamed women for rape. "Women too are responsible to an extent (for rape). Their clothing and behaviour too play a part. The Delhi gangrape victim could have gone for the 9.00 pm show. Why...
  • Powerful UN Women ads use Google search to highlight worldwide sexism 19-10-2013 02:01 PM

    In a series of advertisements for UN Women, the United Nations' entity for gender equality and women's empowerment, Ogilvy & Mather uses Google's suggest/autocomplete feature to show how gender inequality is a worldwide problem. Each ad has the face of a woman of different ethnicity and over her lips appears...
  • Even with fewer 'booth babes' sexism still an issue at E3 15-06-2013 02:38 PM

    Los Angeles: When it comes to video games, it still felt like a man's world at E3. One look at the crowded halls of the Los Angeles Convention Center this past week, and it was easy to see that most attendees of the Electronic Entertainment Expo were men. Yes, plenty...
  • FTN: Are women still treated as sex objects?

    Tonight at 10, Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of guests, are women still treated as sex objects? ...
  • Outrage as BBC chooses panda as 2011 female face 30-12-2011 12:10 PM

    London: The BBC has ignited its second sexism spat in the space of a month by choosing a panda as one of its 12 female faces of the year. Last week, it was criticised for choosing its annual BBC Sports Personality of the Year from an enirely male shortlist. The...