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Twitter’s tales of sexism

March 13, 2012


On International Women’s Day last week, Linda Grant tweeted her thoughts about why feminism still matters. Thousands of shocking responses – from women and men – proved her point Linda, Monday 12 March 2012 This is a story of a tweet. Not the one above, but the one it was responding to. I did […]

It’s a women’s world: Dedicated activists who are raising awareness of social issues

March 8, 2012


By Monalisa Das and Harsha Chawla UPDATED: 02:30 GMT, 8 March 2012 The power of blogging to draw attention to social issues became apparent some years ago, when the blog, Blank Noise, started by Jasmeen Patheja succeeded in raising awareness about street sexual harassment. A student of the Srishti School of Art Design and Technology […]