Saturday, December 9, 2023

Topic: discrimination

Opposition MPs call Reproductive tech Bill ‘patriarchal’ and ‘discriminatory.’ Why?

During the discussion on the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, Opposition MPs suggested that the government consider including lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender people (LGBTQ), live-in couples, and single parents in the bill's ambit.

33% Muslims, 21% Dalits, 22% Adivasis, 15% OBCs faced discrimination in hospitals in India: Report

About 33% of Muslims, 21% of Dalits, 22 % of Adivasis, and 15% of OBCs in India have experienced discrimination on the basis of their religion and caste in hospitals, according to a survey by NGO Oxfam India.

COVID-19 lays bare social inequality, says UN chief

The COVID crisis "has revealed how unequal our societies are” said the UN chief in his message for World Health Day released on Monday.

UN rights expert says emerging technologies entrenching racism, xenophobia

An independent UN human rights expert is calling for greater scrutiny of emerging digital technologies which she said are being used to uphold racial inequality, discrimination and intolerance.

LGBTI vulnerable during pandemic, UN chief on International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning of the increasing vulnerability of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people during the COVID-19 pandemic on the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia.

I want people to be aware of racism like one I’ve encountered: DU student who was called ‘Coronavirus’

"They threw the balloons only at us, even though they were male students, aiming at our private parts. They saw that I had Mongoloid features after I took off my pollution mask. After that, they screamed, ‘Aye, coronavirus! I was shocked,” said one of the Northeast students from Hansraj College, Delhi University.