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Amnesty analysed the accounts of women MPs active on Twitter between January and June this year, and found that they received a total of 25, abusive tweets in that period. The investigation also revealed that:. The research also found that online abuse crosses party lines, with women from the three largest political parties in the top five in the list of most abuse received on Twitter. They may choose to limit their participation online, self-censor the content they post or sometimes leave social media platforms all together.
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Angana P. Majoritarian State traces the ascendance of Hindu nationalism in contemporary India. Its agenda is also pursued beyond the formal branches of government, as the new dispensation portrays conventional social hierarchies as intrinsic to Indian culture while condoning communal and caste- and gender-based violence. The contributors explore how Hindutva ideology has permeated the state apparatus and formal institutions, and how Hindutva activists exert control over civil society via vigilante groups, cultural policing and violence. Groups and regions portrayed as 'enemies' of the Indian state are the losers in a new order promoting the interests of the urban middle class and business elites.
Gloria Jharna Sarker, a year-old lawyer and a mother of two, has a long history of involvement as a student in Christian associations and in favour of women. She pledged to work for needy children, women and young people. Gloria Jharna Sarker, a year-old lawyer and mother of two children, was elected from the Khulna, southern Bangladesh. As soon as her victory was confirmed yesterday, the news spread across the country and Christians sent their congratulations.