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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

gender bias


What’s a Man: A podcast that attempts to unravel toxic traits in men

April 15, 2021 4:49 pm

"Everyone assumes educated middle and upper class men have no real problems; that men are the problem..."

Halle Berry challenges her seven-year-old son to 'rethink' gender stereotypes

February 02, 2021 4:48 pm

"I've had to give him a new perspective, and challenge those thoughts and ask him to identify where that comes from," the actor said recently

Natkhat: A short film that challenges the 'boys will be boys' attitude

February 02, 2021 10:31 am

The Vidya Balan-starrer -- currently playing at the Yellowstone International Film Festival -- shows a nurturing relationship between a mother and her son, narrated from the prism of gender violence

Choosing toys for your toddler: Keep it safe and gender neutral

December 02, 2020 12:52 pm

When we—as parents—are choosing toys for our child, we should overcome gender stereotypes attached to the toys

Bengaluru man calls out Scotch-Brite's 'awkward' gendered logo; company responds

July 16, 2020 4:22 pm

The marketing head of the company also replied to the post. Here's what he said about the logo

Parents are taking baby steps towards gender-neutral parenting; here's how

May 17, 2020 12:00 pm

'The problem is not with girls liking pink; the problem is with girls being exposed to that colour only.'

'Why can't I be a flamboyant, elegant boy? Why do I need to be tough?': Male belly dancer Eshan Hilal

March 08, 2020 6:23 pm

Eshan Hilal, who is touted to be India's first male belly dancer, speaks on what it means to break gender stereotypes.

90% of men and women are biased against women, finds UN study

March 07, 2020 10:11 am

Surprisingly, 28 per cent of men and women also feel men are justified in beating their wives.

Watch: How to unlock a child's potential

November 01, 2019 4:50 pm

"The words we use directly impact their (kids) potential. When we tell them they can be anything, they bloom; when we don't, they wilt. And when we stereotype them based on their genders, that gets ingrained into their psyche," said Samantha Ettus in a Ted Talk.

This couple is raising their baby without revealing the gender to avoid bias

September 18, 2019 2:17 pm

The parents refer to their 17-month-old baby as "they" instead of "him" or "her", and dress their child in gender-neutral clothing. Their parenting style attempts to "mitigate the gender bias that society places on children."