Tag: sexism

Is Sexism All There Is to Wage Inequality?

Let’s flip the question: Is it fair that supermodel Giselle Bündchen earns more than her male counterparts?

Novak Djokovic, the world’s top tennis player in the ATP ranking, spurred controversy a few months ago when he claimed that male players should earn more than their female counterparts.

To this, Serena Williams, No. 1 in the ranking of the Women’s Tennis Association responded:

If I have a daughter who plays tennis and also have a son that plays tennis, I wouldn’t say that my son deserves more because he is a man. If they both started at three years old I would say they both deserve the same amount of money.”

No Skirts: India Warns Female Tourists Against Provocative Clothes

Minister of Tourism and Culture advised visiting female foreign tourists not to wear skirts during their journey in India as it may invite unnecessary problems.

India’s Minister of Tourism and Culture Mahesh Sharma said that female foreign tourists to India should avoid wearing skirts and skimpy clothes while visiting small cities for their own safety citing cultural differences. The Tourism Minister also cautioned foreign tourists to avoid going out alone at night in small towns.