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Miss France beauty pageant sued for requiring contestants to be 5 ft 5, unmarried and without child

October 21, 2021 2:42 pm

The application form requests contestants to not undergo any major physical change after being accepted into the competition, else they will have to pay a fine worth €5,000

The 'sexist' incident that had reduced Reese Witherspoon to tears

August 31, 2021 3:58 pm

Witherspoon spoke about the incident during an appearance on the We Are Supported By podcast with Kristen Bell and Monica Padman, where she said it happened in 2015

When is a sausage just a sausage? Controversial ads fuel S.Korea's sexism debate

May 28, 2021 12:51 pm

The controversy is the latest flare-up in long-running tension over gender rights in South Korea that has pitted men and women's groups against each other and which has also resulted in police looking into whether female comedian Park Na-rae broke any laws with a ribald joke made in March

Sania Mirza is 'done' with the sexist treatment of women in sports

April 08, 2021 9:15 am

"How will you go for tournaments when you have to run a family"

Do we inherently take pride in being a 'good woman'?

March 08, 2020 9:14 am

Studies have shown how women tend to conform more than men. A study published in the Psychology of Women Quarterly found that females tend to conform more than males especially when under surveillance

'Ladki Haath Se Nikal Jayegi' or ‘don’t cry like a girl’: Things to stop telling kids

August 23, 2018 10:45 am

When my son was five years old and was asked to stop crying, he said, "You’ve got to cry till all the sadness comes out."

Meet the designer who made Superman and Wonder Woman swap looks

July 13, 2018 4:32 pm

In her latest project, ‘Sexism in Comic Book ART’, 21-year-old Shreya Arora flips the narrative and makes men pose like women on superhero comic covers to show how absurd it looks.

'We already have Doritos for women': Company tweets after Internet seethes against Indra Nooyi's 'sexist' chips for women-remark

February 07, 2018 5:46 pm

In the wake of the discussions around Indra Nooyi's comment on the female preferences while eating chips, many of which called her sexist and her understanding of gender equality uninformed, a chip-maker posted a response on Twitter as well.

A YouTube compilation of sexist scenes from James Bond films has left many Internet users uneasy

January 30, 2018 8:49 am

The YouTube video shows scenes from Thunderball, wherein James Bond walks into the bathroom of a woman, without waiting for her permission, and when she asks him to hand her something she could put on before stepping out of the bath-tub, he hands her a pair of heels.

Workshop at British Council addresses issue of sexism

November 03, 2015 12:59 am

The Everyday Sexism Project is an online platform where people post testimonies of gender inequality that they experience.