Media houses lack minorities’ voices

The lack of minorities in mainstream media houses impacts the way news is covered They are a majority of this country’s population. Yet their voice is missing in leadership positions in mainstream media. Minority communities are severely underrepresented in media houses. An Oxfam India report  of 2019 found that, out of 121 leadership positions in […]

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Construction workers protest for their rights

Workers allege that the Karnataka Construction Welfare Board is denying them welfare facilities. Construction workers are yet to be paid Rs. 3000 as promised by the government during the second lockdown, said Pratiban, Vice President of Construction Workers Federation of India (CWFI) at a protest at Mysore Road circle. “There were 24 lakh member recipients, […]

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Gender Stereotyping in Places of Worship

Although some temples try breaking the discrimination against women. Indian women have been on the receiving end of gender stereotyping and discrimination since ages. Last year, the media talked a lot about the Sabarimala temple and how the women were banned from entering the temple. This has led to wide-scale protests and violence near the […]

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