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japan

People Keep Filming Japanese Flight Attendants Without Their Consent

A new survey found that about 60 percent of flight attendants in Japanese airlines believe they have been secretly filmed or photographed while on duty.
Meera Navlakha
4 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bangladeshi Women Turn to Female-Only Ride-Sharing Apps For Their Safety

90 percent of women in Bangladesh face sexual harassment on public transport, a longstanding concern for daily commuters.
Meera Navlakha
8.13.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

It Will Soon Be Illegal to Get Paid as a Surrogate Mother in India

The proposed bill says surrogacy will only involve Indian couples, and will be done by a ‘close relative’, with no money involved.
Pallavi Pundir
8.7.19
Culture

Meet the Next Wave of DJs Shaking Up Chicago’s Storied Music Scene

i-D talked to the DJs breaking down barriers in the industry, normalizing gender equality, and asserting their presence in shaping Chicago’s DJ culture.
Michaela Vargas
8.3.19
debt

'I Lost Everything': The Obscene Cost of Being a Woman with a Chronic Health Problem

Medical debt hounds some people more than others.
Ivana Rihter
7.29.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

South Korean Women Are Fighting Societal Pressure through the #NoMarriage Movement

A collective rejection of marriage and motherhood has empowered South Korean women to oppose the government's pressures for them to have children.
Meera Navlakha
7.25.19
News

Two Women Are Spearheading India’s Latest Space Mission

Chandrayaan-2, India’s second mission to the moon, has been celebrated across the country for making history in more ways than one.
Meera Navlakha
7.24.19
women's rights

Alarming Report Finds Not a Single Girl Born in 132 Indian Villages Since April

"We have discovered that out of a total of 216 deliveries, not a single girl child has been born in 132 villages, which is suspicious and has highlighted female foeticide."
Pallavi Pundir
7.24.19
Op-Ed

It’s Time to Talk About Sexual Harassment On Public Transportation

We cannot be idle bystanders, we the public, the people on the bus and train, play a role in creating a safe space.
Heshani Ranasinghe
7.23.19
Vice Guide to Right Now

Women in Japan are Fighting to Save their Own Last Names After Marriage

An age-old law in Japan reinforces that husbands and wives must have the same last name – but women are fighting back.
Meera Navlakha
7.22.19
News

The World's Best Cities for Female Entrepreneurs

Cities are improving their ability to attract female entrepreneurs—but there’s still a long way to go.
Meera Navlakha
7.17.19
Photos

This American-Pakistani Photographer is Putting South Asian Identity Under the Spotlight

The 21-year-old photographer depicts the beauty to be found in South Asian culture.
Meera Navlakha
7.15.19
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