#Sexism

.London, UK
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson backed comments from his culture and sports secretary on Monday that English cricket's ruling body went "over the top" by suspending paceman Ollie Robinson. (AP/PTI File Photo)

  • Ollie Robinson has been suspended from all all international cricket over historial racist and sexist tweets
  • UK's culture and sports secretary said England cricket body went "over the top" by suspending Robinson
  • An investigation is pending over his tweets posted in 2012, 2013

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Tokyo Olympics chief said the Games would only be cancelled in extreme circumstances on Thursday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Olympics)

  • Tokyo Olympics would go on unless the pandemic stops a majority of teams from travelling, chief said
  • "If ....delegations from most countries can't come, then we wouldn't be able to hold it": Seiko Hashimoto
  • "But conversely, unless such a situation emerges, the Games will not be cancelled," the chief said

.Florida, USA
The school said the girls had violated school's dress code. (Photo Credit: Twitter)

  • Over 80 girls reported that their yearbook photos were altered 
  • Bartram High School has been under fire for their handling of school district's dress code 
  • "There is something to be said for modesty, but not sure this is the way", said one on Twitter 

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Snow White is one of the Disney's most famous films. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@piersmorgan)

  • Snow White has now fallen into a controversy over the famous "true love's kiss"
  • Critics are not-so-happy about the ending with the kiss
  • This led to a debate if the film reinforces culture of male domination

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Even today, Napoleon's methods are studied in military academies around the world. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Napoleon Bonaparte modernised France and won some of the most famous battles in history
  • But, he also enshrined the subordination of women into law and re-established slavery
  • One such law under his regime was, a man couldn't be punished for murdering his wife indulged in adultery

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Miss Papua New Guinea 2019-20 was stripped of her crown for an inappropriate TikTok video. (Photo credit: Instagram/@lucymaino_misspng19)

  • Miss Papua New Guinea was stripped of her crown over her TikTok video of her twerking
  • Miss Pacific Islands Pageant PNG committee adjudged to ‘release’ her from her duties
  • The committee said that they are focused on developing young women “holistically”

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Brooke Baldwin was talking in an episode of the "On The Issues" podcast. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@BrookeBaldwin)

  • Brooke Baldwin voiced her issues with the gender disparity in CNN
  • Baldwin announced in February that she is going to conclude her duties in CNN in April
  • She began her journey at the network as a freelancer in 2008

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Megan Rapinoe was tagged by Draymond Green in one of his Twitter posts. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@mPinoe)

  • Draymond Green suggested female athletes should stop "complaining" about the gender wage gap
  • Megan Rapinoe lashed out at the Golden State Warriors forward
  • "From someone with such a big platform that's just not acceptable," said Rapinoe


.Washington D.C., DC, USA
President Biden hailed the women's national soccer team as "heroes". (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Megan Rapinoe joined President Joe Biden at the White House for the Equal Pay Day event
  • Rapinoe has been the face of American women's soccer for nearly a decade
  • Rapinoe said she and other activists are "looking to carry this torch for so many other women"

.Atlanta, GA, USA
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were visiting Atlanta to meet with the city's Asian-American leaders. (Photo Credit: AFP Photo)

  • Joe Biden condemned the mass shooting spree in and around the city of Atlanta
  • Biden along with Vice President Kamala Harris offered solace to Asian Americans
  • Urging Americans to fight the "resurgence of xenophobia", Biden said "Silence is complicity, we cannot be complicit