Tag: sexism

Leading Chinese firms including e-commerce giant Alibaba are heavily criticised for gender discrimination in job adverts in a new report by Human Rights Watch

Chinese Firm Job Ads: ‘Men Preferred,’ Perks Include ‘Beautiful Girls’ as Co-Workers

In a report published on Monday, Human Rights Watch excoriated Chinese companies and government agencies for using sexist job advertising to maintain a dramatic imbalance between men and women in the workforce. The report quotes job listings that explicitly state men are required or preferred, plus ads that lure male applicants by promising “goddesses” or “beautiful girls” as co-workers.

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Girls Banned from Japan Sumo Event Amid Sexism Uproar

Tokyo (Japan) (AFP) – Japan’s sumo association came under fire for sexism again on Thursday after requesting girls be prevented from participating in events showcasing the traditional sport.

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Wolff: Trump Is ‘the Olympian of Sexism’

While discussing the president’s attitude towards women during an interview on Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” Michael Wolff, the author of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” argued that it isn’t a surprise that President Trump

Kamala Harris (Aaron P. Bernstein / Getty)

Kamala Harris Challenges President Trump over Racism

Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) challenged President Donald Trump from the pulpit at one of the nation’s oldest African-American churches on Sunday, accusing the commander-in-chief of carrying out “an assault on our deepest values” and “our commitment to equality, to fairness, and to justice.”