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'Love jihad' law seen trampling women's hard-earned freedoms in India

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:39 PM IST
Men have been arrested and women forced into shelters in Uttar Pradesh under the new law, which imposes prison terms for anyone convicted of compelling others to change their faith or luring them to do so through marriage.
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That leaves women who don't fit the prototype potentially facing greater hurdles when trying to convince a workplace or court that they have been harassed.(Pixabay)
That leaves women who don't fit the prototype potentially facing greater hurdles when trying to convince a workplace or court that they have been harassed.(Pixabay)

Harassment claims made by 'prototypical' women considered more credible: Study

ANI, Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 06:10 PM IST
A new study has revealed that women who are young, 'conventionally attractive' and appear to act feminine are more likely to be believed when making accusations of sexual harassment.
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The percentage of regularly seen LGBTQ characters on streaming as well as prime-time broadcast TV and cable during the 2020-21 season fell.(Unsplash)
The percentage of regularly seen LGBTQ characters on streaming as well as prime-time broadcast TV and cable during the 2020-21 season fell.(Unsplash)

Study: Pandemic eats into LGBTQ representation on network TV

AP, New York
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 02:54 PM IST
LGBTQ and gender inclusiveness on television has retreated slightly this season due to delays and shutdowns caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Studies suggest that anywhere between 30% to 90% of women who experience physical abuse at the hands of an intimate partner experienced head trauma.(Unsplash)
Studies suggest that anywhere between 30% to 90% of women who experience physical abuse at the hands of an intimate partner experienced head trauma.(Unsplash)

Effects of head trauma from intimate partner violence largely unrecognised

ANI, Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 01:05 PM IST
While there is an abundant amount of research about traumatic brain injuries in athletes and those serving in the military, the same data is scarce when it comes to concussions and head and neck injuries sustained due to intimate partner violence.
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Prepare food, clothes before birth: Sexist tips to pregnant women criticized

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 10:42 AM IST
The now-deleted guidelines, which were published on the website of Seoul’s “Pregnancy and Childbirth Information Center,” suggested that pregnant women should prepare food, clothes and daily necessities for their husbands and family before going to the hospital to give birth.
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Mothers, but not fathers, with multiple children report more broken sleep: Study

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 02:33 PM IST
Mothers with multiple children report more fragmented sleep than mothers of a single child, but the number of children in a family doesn't seem to affect the quality of sleep for fathers, according to a study.
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Here's how menopause may cause increased forgetfulness, lack of attention

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 02:16 PM IST
A new study suggests that a woman's menopause stage can affect cognitive performance, and declines in memory may persist in the post-menopause period.
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More than 3,600 marriage certificates were issued to under-18s - mainly girls married to men - in Canada between 2000 and 2018. (Unsplash)
More than 3,600 marriage certificates were issued to under-18s - mainly girls married to men - in Canada between 2000 and 2018. (Unsplash)

Thousands of child marriages in Canada spark concern over global leadership

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 07:33 PM IST
Thousands of girls in Canada have been married before turning 18, warning that a rise in unofficial child marriages could make the practice harder to prevent and call into question the country's global leadership.
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Nicholas Yatromanolakis was named deputy minister for contemporary culture after being promoted last week in a cabinet reshuffle. (Reuters)
Nicholas Yatromanolakis was named deputy minister for contemporary culture after being promoted last week in a cabinet reshuffle. (Reuters)

Greece's first gay minister hopes appointment helps erode homophobia

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 11:44 AM IST
Greece's first openly gay minister said encountering homophobia in public life was "a given", but hoped his appointment to the conservative government would make it easier for LGBT people to tackle discrimination.
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The study sought to determine the effectiveness of hormone therapy in decreasing that risk and modifying sexual behaviour.(Pixabay)
The study sought to determine the effectiveness of hormone therapy in decreasing that risk and modifying sexual behaviour.(Pixabay)

Sexual dysfunction hits some women harder than others as they age: Study

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 07:21 PM IST
Determinants that affect a woman's risk of sexual dysfunction was identified by a recent study.
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Rights advocates say there is still a pressing need to raise more awareness of the issue.(Unsplash)
Rights advocates say there is still a pressing need to raise more awareness of the issue.(Unsplash)

Gender violence takes centre-stage in new Spanish opera

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 05:02 PM IST
Spain was a pioneer in introducing gender-targeted violence legislation and the government keeps a widely reported public tally of women who have been killed by partners or ex-partners.
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The Delhi High Court Friday granted a last opportunity to the Centre and the Delhi government to respond to three separate pleas, including by two couples, seeking that same-sex marriage be recognised by law.(PTI)
The Delhi High Court Friday granted a last opportunity to the Centre and the Delhi government to respond to three separate pleas, including by two couples, seeking that same-sex marriage be recognised by law.(PTI)

HC gives Centre last chance for replying to pleas to recognise same-sex marriage

PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2021 04:30 PM IST
The Delhi High Court Friday granted a last opportunity to the Centre and the Delhi government to respond to three separate pleas, including by two couples, seeking that same-sex marriage be recognised by law.
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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian with their children North and Saint.(Instagram)
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian with their children North and Saint.(Instagram)

‘She’s had enough’: Kim Kardashian, Kanye West headed for divorce

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Alfea Jamal | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 09:19 PM IST
According to multiple sources close to the family, Keeping Up With The Kardashians reality show star Kim Kardashian and rap musician Kanye West are headed for splitsville.
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Dave McCary and Emma Stone(Instagram)
Dave McCary and Emma Stone(Instagram)

Here’s why Dave McCary proposed to Emma Stone in Saturday Night Live office

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 05:22 PM IST
Emma Stone met Dave McCary, a segment producer on the long-running NBC show, when she hosted it in December 2016 and he directed the actress in a sketch called ‘Wells for Boys.’
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Serena ’s husband gives befitting reply to billionaire who body-shammed her(Instagram/alexisohanian)
Serena ’s husband gives befitting reply to billionaire who body-shammed her(Instagram/alexisohanian)

Serena Williams’ husband Alexis gives befitting reply to billionaire who commented on her weight

By Nishtha Grover | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 02:42 PM IST
Alexis Ohanian Senior took to Twitter and said that nobody cares about what Ion Tiriac thinks after the 81-year-old suggested that Serena Williams should retire because of her weight and age.
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A gay Indonesian policeman dismissed from the force because of his sexual orientation has lost his legal fight to be reinstated, after a Central Java court rejected his lawsuit, his lawyers said on Thursday.(Pixabay)
A gay Indonesian policeman dismissed from the force because of his sexual orientation has lost his legal fight to be reinstated, after a Central Java court rejected his lawsuit, his lawyers said on Thursday.(Pixabay)

Gay Indonesian policeman loses legal bid for reinstatement: lawyers

By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kale | Jakarta
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 09:01 PM IST
A gay Indonesian policeman dismissed from the force because of his sexual orientation has lost his legal fight to be reinstated, after a Central Java court rejected his lawsuit, his lawyers said on Thursday.
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Here’s how air pollution is linked to increased risk of pregnancy loss in India

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 06:33 PM IST
Researchers found that an estimated 349,681 pregnancy losses per year in south Asia were associated with exposure to PM2.5 concentrations that exceeded India’s air quality standard of 40 microgrammes per cubic metre (μg/m3) of small particulate matter (PM2.5).
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Drew Barrymore(Instagram)

He stood me up: Drew Barrymore opens up about her experience on a celebrity dating app

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Alfea Jamal | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 02:50 PM IST
Drew Barrymore said, “I went on an app -- I think you’ve been on this app, too -- where every guy was a surfer, a photographer, had a dog and definitely their best friend’s kid. I was like: ‘Wow this is like a cookie-cutter. It’s like the same thing over and over and over.’”
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A new study identified the determinants that affect a woman’s risk of sexual dysfunction and sought to determine the effectiveness of hormone therapy in decreasing that risk and modifying sexual behaviour.(ANI)
A new study identified the determinants that affect a woman’s risk of sexual dysfunction and sought to determine the effectiveness of hormone therapy in decreasing that risk and modifying sexual behaviour.(ANI)

Study: Sexual dysfunction hits some women harder than others as they age

By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale | Cleveland, Ohio
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 10:28 AM IST
A new study identified the determinants that affect a woman’s risk of sexual dysfunction and sought to determine the effectiveness of hormone therapy in decreasing that risk and modifying sexual behaviour.
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Designer Saisha Shinde(Photo: Instagram/OfficialSwapnilShinde)
Designer Saisha Shinde(Photo: Instagram/OfficialSwapnilShinde)

Swapnil Shinde is now Saisha Shinde

By Manish Mishra | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 02:36 PM IST
Designer Swapnil Shinde opens up on transitioning
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Lilly Singh shares 5 mantras to be happier and take back control of life in 2021(Instagram/lilly)
Lilly Singh shares 5 mantras to be happier and take back control of life in 2021(Instagram/lilly)

‘Superwoman’ Lilly Singh shares 5 success mantras to be a happier person and take back control of life in 2021

By Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 06:51 PM IST
‘Bawse’ lady Lilly Singh spills the beans on the success ‘mantras’ that she developed in 2020 and is carrying forward into the New Year to thrive and be a happier person. She promises that these 5 changes are sure to make you take back control of your life in 2021 | Watch
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In Japan and South Korea, where employees are often under pressure to work long hours in the office with reports of death by overwork, more flexible working could make women rethink leaving jobs to start a family.(Unsplash)
In Japan and South Korea, where employees are often under pressure to work long hours in the office with reports of death by overwork, more flexible working could make women rethink leaving jobs to start a family.(Unsplash)

Will pandemic telework boost women’s careers in Japan, S.Korea?

By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 11:24 AM IST
The pandemic has disproportionately hit women’s careers across the globe, with studies finding they are more likely to work in sectors badly impacted by Covid-19 and are picking up a heavier load of unpaid childcare and chores than men.
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As worldwide restrictions push more people online, digital gender abuse is likely to worsen now that the internet is an absolute necessity and there is no escape from it.(Unsplash)
As worldwide restrictions push more people online, digital gender abuse is likely to worsen now that the internet is an absolute necessity and there is no escape from it.(Unsplash)

Love, tech and online abuse of women in the time of coronavirus

By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | London
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 09:05 AM IST
There has been a global rise in online harassment of women and girls in the past year, usually by abusive partners or ex-partners who are stuck at home in front of a screen due to coronavirus lockdowns.
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The reasons for the low rate of participation are manifold - ranging from socio-cultural norms, economic factors, convenience, lack of family support, lack of adequate job opportunities etc(Pixabay)
The reasons for the low rate of participation are manifold - ranging from socio-cultural norms, economic factors, convenience, lack of family support, lack of adequate job opportunities etc(Pixabay)

How are Indian Universities helping to reduce gender inequality in the workplace?

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | New Delhi [India]
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 07:08 PM IST
In India, women constitute 46.2 percent of the total enrolment in higher education but the female labour force participation rate is a mere 21 percent, as against a global average of 40 per cent.
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Nicholas Yatromanolakis, 44, was named as the new deputy minister of culture after being promoted from the position of general secretary at the ministry.(Twitter)
Nicholas Yatromanolakis, 44, was named as the new deputy minister of culture after being promoted from the position of general secretary at the ministry.(Twitter)

Greece names first openly gay minister

By Associated Press | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 05:46 PM IST
The center-right government in Greece named the country’s first openly gay minister in a cabinet reshuffle Monday.
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If Democrats win both, the chamber will be split 50-50 with the Republican party, giving the tie-breaking vote to Democrat Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.(Unsplash)
If Democrats win both, the chamber will be split 50-50 with the Republican party, giving the tie-breaking vote to Democrat Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.(Unsplash)

What’s at stake for LGBT+ rights at the Georgia run-off elections

By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 12:54 PM IST
The United States is poised on Tuesday to elect two senators in Georgia determining whether the Democrats have overall control of the country’s bicameral Congress – and the future of President-elect Joe Biden’s pro-LGBT+ rights agenda.
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Ankita Konwar shared loved-up post with Milind Soman(Instagram/ankita_earthy)
Ankita Konwar shared loved-up post with Milind Soman(Instagram/ankita_earthy)

Ankita Konwar says ‘Love makes everything beautiful,’ shares adorable clip with Milind Soman

By Nishtha Grover | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 11:22 AM IST
Fitness enthusiasts Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar are also quite famous for their loved-up posts. The two often gush about each other on social media and their latest video is making us go aww.
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Shabana Azmi redefines ‘mardangi’ while talking about women empowerment(Instagram/azmishabana18)
Shabana Azmi redefines ‘mardangi’ while talking about women empowerment(Instagram/azmishabana18)

Shabana Azmi links women empowerment with upbringing of boys, redefines ‘mardangi’

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 11:54 AM IST
Challenging the myths of masculinity, Shabana Azmi talks about empowerment of women and shares how offshoots of sexism against women can be driven away. Read on
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Shilpa Shetty’s daughter has an adorable music session with father Raj Kundra(Instagram/theshilpashetty)
Shilpa Shetty’s daughter has an adorable music session with father Raj Kundra(Instagram/theshilpashetty)

Shilpa Shetty’s daughter has an adorable music session with father Raj Kundra, Internet loves it

By Nishtha Grover | Hindustan Tiomes, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 10:51 AM IST
Raj Kundra and his daughter Samisha made headlines when Shilpa Shetty shared an adorable video of them singing. The clip that is from their holiday in Goa has the internet going aww.
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Add to list for 2021: Shed inhibitions

By Simran Mangharam | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 11:58 AM IST
Whether you’re in a relationship or looking for one, misconceptions about yourself can only hold you back, says dating coach Simran Mangharam.
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