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South Korea's Sexist Ad Draws Public Ire For Comparing Women With Cows

Dec 16, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

South Korea's biggest dairy firm 'Seoul Milk' has come under fire for comparing women with cows in one of its recent commercials.

CBSE Exam Paper Under Fire For Alleged Gender Stereotyping, Board Refers Matter To Subject Experts

Dec 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Various excerpts from the passage have gone viral on social media with users calling out the board for supporting "misogynistic" and "regressive opinions" and hashtag "CBSE insults women" trending on the microblogging site Twitter.


DCW Issues Notice To CBSE On Gender Stereotyping Views In Exam Comprehension Passage

"The said article is infuriating for its totally sexist and warped in its approach. Not only is the article offensive towards women, it is also very offensive towards children," the panel said in the notice.

Tharoor's Selfie With Six Women MPs Tweet Sparks Row

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Reacting sharply, National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma tweeted, "You are demeaning their contribution in parliament and politics by making them an object of attraction. Stop objectifying women in parliament".


India Cricketer Dinesh Karthik Apologises For Sexist 'Neighbour's Wife' Comment, Says He 'Got It All Wrong'

Dinesh Karthik's attempt to compare cricket bats with wives didn’t go down well and many had called out the wicketkeeper on social media

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03 July, 2021

ENG Vs IND: Disgraced England Pacer Ollie Robinson Cleared To Return To Cricket, Available For India Test Series

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Ollie Robinson, who made his England debut in the first Test against New Zealand last month, was suspended from international cricket pending an investigation after his old tweets


02 July, 2021

Cricket Bats Are Like Neighbour's Wife: Dinesh Karthik Gets Flak For Making Sexist Remark

Outlook Web Desk

Dinesh Karthik's attempt to compare cricket bats with wives didn’t go down well and many have called out the India wicketkeeper on social media


09 June, 2021

Jos Buttler, Eoin Morgan Under Investigation For Alleged Racist Remarks Against Indians

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The posts, in which Jos Buttler and Eoin Morgan used the word 'sir' to mock the Indians, started doing the rounds on social media after the suspension of Ollie Robinson for racist and sexist tweets


09 June, 2021

Let's Not Be Hard On Ollie Robinson: Michael Holding Says England Cricketer Should Get A Second Chance

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Ollie Robinson was suspended by the England and Wales Cricket Board, pending an investigation, after his racist and sexist tweets emerged on social media


08 June, 2021

After Ollie Robinson Fiasco, England Cricket Hit By More 'Offensive' Social Media Posts

Outlook Web Bureau

England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) suspended Ollie Robinson on Sunday from international cricket pending an investigation for historical racist and sexist tweets


08 June, 2021

Ollie Robinson Suspension 'Over The Top': British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Criticises ECB

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Ollie Robinson was on Sunday suspended from international cricket pending an investigation into his tweets he posted as a teenager years ago


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07 June, 2021

Ravi Ashwin Feels 'Genuinely Sorry' For Ollie Robinson, Says Suspension A Strong Warning To Social Media Generation

Outlook Web Bureau

England cricketer Ollie Robinson has been suspended from all international cricket pending an investigation into historic tweets of racist and sexist nature


07 June, 2021

Ollie Robinson Suspended From International Cricket For Racist And Sexist Social Media Posts

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Ollie Robinson will play no part in England's second Test against New Zealand starting on June 10 after he was suspended by the ECB


03 June, 2021

ENG Vs NZ: England Debutant Ollie Robinson 'Deeply Ashamed' By Historic Racist And Sexist Tweets

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England fast bowler Ollie Robinson issued an apology after historic messages of a racist and sexist nature posted on his Twitter account emerged.


28 May, 2021

Randeep Hooda Removed As Ambassador Of UN Treaty Over 'Joke' Against Mayawati

Outlook Web Bureau

Hooda has been under fire since Wednesday when a nine-year-old video of him making a "joke", which social media users termed casteist and sexist, went viral online.


03 April, 2021

Sex Sells: Intelligent Strategy Or Yet Another Tool To Objectify Women?

Nandni Sharma

The question is, is using sex as a tool to sell a product inherently unethical?


23 January, 2021

Netizens Take Offence To Big B's Remark Over Gita Gopinath's Beauty; Call It Sexist

Outlook Web Bureau

In an episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati, Amitabh Bachchan commented on Gita Gopinath's beauty, saying her face is so beautiful that nobody would associate her with economy


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29 July, 2019

Samajwadi Party Leader Azam Khan Apologises For Sexist Remark Against BJP MP In Parliament

Outlook Web Bureau

On Saturday, BJP MP Devi had said Khan should be suspended from Lok Saba for five years and a mere apology from him for his remarks against her will not do.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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