Radar Roundup: September 6, 2014
Highlights from what we’re reading this week
- Two of the first women to become bus conductors in Chennai will soon retire after 30 years of service. “The first few days, it was difficult to maintain our balance in the bus and issue tickets, but we got used to it.”
- There might be situations when objectification isn’t such a bad.
- NGO Kranti is raising funds for Sheetal Jain to pursue her dream of attending a music school in Washington, DC.
- Dissecting the trend of female empowerment in advertising. Around the world, marketers are investing much time and money to appeal to women, and we should talk about why.
- India’s first online course to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Folks, the times are a-changin’!
- And while we’re on learning here’s a free online course on RTI for those of you committed to holding our government accountable.
Badal ja! Lately
- Are quotas for women in government a good thing?
- We’ve renamed the column on sex and relationships. Welcome to Khullam Khulla!
- OK, let’s face it: not having sex education hurts everyone. Comprehensive sex ed is an important step toward gender equality.
- Going boldly where no (wo)men have gone before. We invite you to come talk about sex (and gender justice) next Thursday!
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