Gender and Politics in the media

India: Congress slams MP Chiranjit dress-policing remark, Chiranjit blames media for womens attire remark

Congress slams Trinamool lawmaker’s dress-policing remark India Today The comment of actor-turned Trinamool Congress lawmaker Chiranjeet on short dresses worn by women has triggered widespread criticism as its alliance partner Congress in West Bengal dubbed it an ‘ugly statement’ .

MLA blames women for eve-teasing Indian Express Trinamool Congress MLA from Barasat and actor Chiranjeet Chakraborty on Saturday said short dresses worn by women were one of the reasons behind the increase in incidents of harassment. His comments, which came in response to an eve-teasing …

Wearing short skirts cause women harassment: TMC MLA Firstpost Barasat, West Bengal: Bengali actor and Trinamool Congress legislator Chiranjeet aka Dipak Chakraborty on Saturday contended that short dresses worn by women were one of the main reasons behind the increase in incidents of harassment of women in

Trinamool MLA clarifies ‘short skirt’ remark, Mamata refuses comment New York Daily News Kolkata, July 28 — West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday refused to comment on a statement made by actor and Trinamool Congress legislator Chiranjeet that short dresses worn by women were one of the reasons behind the increase in…

Trinamool MP justifies eve-teasing, says it’s not a new phenomenon India Today In yet another case of male chauvinism, Trinamool Congress MP Chiranjit Chakroborty said women should be “conscious” of what they wear and that instances of eve-teasing have increased because of women’s choice of dressing.

TMC MP goes Mamta Sharma way: ‘Women should be conscious of what they … Daily Bhaskar Barasat (WB): In a remark reminiscent of the statement made by NCW head Mamta Sharma on dressing of women, actor-turned Trinamool Congress MP Chiranjit Chakroborty on Sunday said women should be “conscious” of what they wear.

Eve teasing is nothing new: Trinamool MLA The Hindu Trinamool Congress legislator Chiranjeet Chakraborty waded into controversy on Saturday, correlating a woman’s dress with eve teasing. He also sought to downplay an incident of harassment of a girl in his constituency saying that there was nothing new … 

Congress women’s wing gears up for poll 2014 Times of India YAVATMAL: The women’s wing of Indian National Congress began a statewide contact programme with the cadre level workers. National vice president, Shobha Shah, of the women’s wing, on Saturday, said that the party will be organizing state, district and

Mini-skirts are provocative, says Bengal lawmaker Daily Bhaskar Kolkata: Bengali actor and Trinamool Congress legislator Chiranjeet aka Dipak Chakraborty has contended that short dresses worn by women are one of the main reasons behind the increase in incidents of harassment of women in his constituency…

MLA makes a u-turn after traumatising eveteasing victim Times Now.tv It is ok if this is just an appreciation but it is not right if the woman is teased.” The Trinamool Congress MLA’s comments have drawn some serious flak from several quarters with the West Bengal Congress calling the comments unacceptable. The comments .. 

MP Chiranjit blames media for womens attire remark Indian Express Actor-turned Trinamool Congress MLA Chiranjit Chakraborty today sought to play down the controversy created over his statement on women’s attire saying it was not put in proper perspective in a section of the media.

For the Congress, India is Delhi Daily Pioneer It is ironic that for a party headed by a woman that also endorsed the first woman President and first woman Speaker of the Lok Sabha, the Congress’ track record on governance as it relates to gender justice in States ruled by it is shameful.

Algerian Parties Scramble to Find Candidates, Especially Women Al-Monitor Algerian political parties are preparing for local elections scheduled for the end of November. But they’re worried that they will be unable to find the 18000 candidates needed to fill their electoral slates or enough women to satisfy the 30% female…

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