For Indian Women Working as Cooks and Nannies, No #MeToo Moment

Nannies, cooks, construction workers, farmhands and other women who are primarily employed in India’s informal jobs sector are still routinely sexually harassed and abused at work because a groundbreaking federal law is rarely enforced, a study has found.

Ninety-five percent of India’s female workers, some 195 million people, are employed in so-called informal jobs, according to Human Rights Watch, which found that the country’s federal and local governments have not done enough to promote and carry out the functions of the country’s 2013 Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act.

The law, known as the Posh Act, mandates that employers with 10 or more workers set up committees to receive and investigate complaints of sexual harassment.

While the global #MeToo movement inspired a host of Bollywood actors and well-known Indian writers to come forward with allegations of sexual harassment, poorer Indian women are less likely to speak out.

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Zendaya Delivered a Knockout Vintage Moment at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards

This weekend, the Green Carpet Fashion Awards went virtual. The awards ceremony was streamed on YouTube and honored “the best of sustainable fashion,” celebrating brands or personalities who make use of both ethical and eco-mindedness practices. Among those awarded accolades this year were Sindiso Khumalo, a South African designer based in Cape Town, who won the Independent Designer Award for her work with environmentally-safe textiles. Another guest of honor was Zendaya, who picked up the Visionary Award for her efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion in both fashion and film. She dressed up for the occasion at home and posed for the digital red carpet in a vintage dress from the year she was born.

Zendaya and her image architect, Law Roach, have been thoughtful with her fashion choices as of late. Recently, she has worn sustainable couture from brands such as Rahul Mishra, among others. For the Green Carpet

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Bill and Hillary Clinton Celebrate Their 45th Wedding Anniversary: ‘Never a Dull Moment’

Bill and Hillary Clinton are celebrating a major milestone: 45 years of marriage.

The former president and secretary of state marked their wedding anniversary on Sunday with posts on their respective social media pages.

“October 11th was a beautiful day 45 years ago,” Bill Clinton, 74, wrote on Twitter alongside a sweet image of the pair. “Still is. The bride was beautiful too. And still is. Happy Anniversary, Hillary. I love you.”

For her own post, the former Democratic presidential nominee shared a throwback photo from their 1975 wedding. “Forty-five years,” she captioned the picture. “Never a dull moment, and you’re still my best friend. Love you, Bill.”

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The Crown ‘s Emma Corrin Recalls ‘Insane Moment’ of Wearing Princess Diana’s Wedding Dress

Nick Thompson

Emma Corrin is living her ultimate royal life.

The British actress, 24, steps into the kitten heels of the late Princess Diana in Season 4 of The Crown, and is loving every second of recreating the royal’s most famous moments.

“One of the most iconic things was the wedding dress – that was an insane moment,” Corrin, 24, says in the Fall edition of Glass Magazine, where she dazzles in yellow Fendi and Bulgari jewels.

“The Emannuels, who designed her wedding dress, came in and gave [the wardrobe design team] all the original designs, so it was a complete replica,” she says.

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A Netflix trailer released in August has already given fans a tantalizing glimpse of Corrin, 24, wearing the replica gown as she prepares to marry Prince Charles in the

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The show must go on: fashion faces up to its Covid moment | Fashion

Does the world still care about fashion? Is escapism acceptable in a pandemic? Do we even need new clothes in our restricted lifestyles? And if not, then what next for a global industry which is worth £1.1tn to the global economy and employs 430 million people worldwide?

A fashion show season like no other begins this weekend, with issues more fundamental than next season’s hemlines riding on it. Blockbuster catwalks are out, replaced by small-scale shows and digital presentations. Zoom calls with designers will stand in for backstage gossip.

It seems that lockdown’s reports of the death of the fashion show may have been exaggerated. Jason Wu, a favourite designer of Michelle Obama, will open New York fashion week with a catwalk on a downtown rooftop, although in front of a socially distanced audience of no more than 30.

Wu is one of the few New York names staging

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s memorial marks a historic moment for women

Errin Haines, The 19th
Published 4:00 a.m. CT Sept. 30, 2020


This story was published in partnership with The 19th, a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom reporting on gender, politics and policy.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a historic trailblazer, marked history one more time: On Friday, the late Supreme Court justice became the first woman and Jewish person to lie in state in the United States Capitol, an honor reserved for members of Congress, U.S. presidents or leaders of the military. She is only the second justice to be honored in this way; the other was William Taft, who was chief justice as well as president. 

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Ginsburg’s legacy of inspiring generations of women — many represented among the mourners who stood before her flag-draped casket — was on full display in the Capitol’s Statuary Hall, where centuries of the

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