Does Padman challenge help women and their menstrual health stories?

Padman’s promotion has missed out on the main issue feminists feel. Its a woman’s menstrual hygine subject! Women have many stories to share about their menstrual health, sexual health, reproductive health and health in general. The promotions seem to have missed out on the WOMAN in the story. On a social networking site some women shared their stories and their view ON ‘PADMAN’ Heba Ahmed … Continue reading Does Padman challenge help women and their menstrual health stories?

Free Speech in India 2014: A report from The Free Speech Hub of the Hoot

The state of free speech in India remains a cause for concern judging by the rise in recorded attacks on the media and the increasing use of defamation suits – the most marked trends in 2014. The figure for attacks on the media rose sharply with better data collection.  There were at least 85 attacks this year. For the first time, since January 2014, the … Continue reading Free Speech in India 2014: A report from The Free Speech Hub of the Hoot

Court reinstates Zee journo terminated for pregnancy

  Employee takes Zee News to court   A labour court in Mumbai has ordered the reinstatement of a woman reporter of Zee News Ltd whose services were terminated because she got pregnant. GEETA SESHU reports. First Published in THE HOOT.     In a major victory for the rights of women working in the media industry, a labour court in Mumbai has ordered the … Continue reading Court reinstates Zee journo terminated for pregnancy