Here are some debates where Faye D'souza proved that she's remarkable

In a recent announcement, Mumbai Live revealed that Mirror Now's Executive Editor, Faye D'souza, has decided to quit the channel. She has been known for her strong opinions and here are some debates where she stood for the people and for the right cause.

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India's one of the most loved, respected and followed personality in the news has been Faye D'souza. In recent news, first, on Mumbai Live, we mentioned that Faye D'souza resigns from her position as the Executive Editor of Mirror Now. Ever since the channel was aired, Faye offered a new take on honest journalism, being one of the fearless and fierce journalists in the country, to stand for the people and the right cause. Her objective was always to cater to the citizens, thereby ensure that a radical and thoughtful approach is offered to the viewers. 

Also Read: Faye D'souza resigns from Mirror Now

Here are some of the debates (from the many she has conducted) where she proved that standing for the right and raising voice for justice, always matters.

When she asked the Chief of Vishwa Hindu Mahasangh to STFU!

In a debate about us celebrating new year's eve was a concern, and addressing the same Faye asked Manoj Agarwal, a member from Vishwa Hindu Mahasangh, to tell us why he and the association were against the idea of it. While Agarwal shared his thought over a call, Faye understood the motive, and gave (what we feel) was the apt answer to his thoughts. Watch the video to know more...


When the issue of taxes on sanitary pads was raised

Conversations about sanitary pads have always been a focal point in India, and with many of us talking about it, we expect a definitive change in the way it is being treated as a product. Back in 2018, during the tax issue on sanitary pads was being spoken about, Faye supported the cause by addressing the issue stating that sanitary pads have to be accessible to everyone and that it should be available at a much cheaper price than being sold currently. Here's the video...


When she gave the apt reply to Maulana who asked to show up at work in an underwear 

Time and again, several sectors of the society has been telling us what to wear, how, when and why or why not. Moral policing when it comes to wearing clothes has been discussed over and over again. The topic of discussion in the episode of the Urban Debate was about Dangal star Fatima Sana Sheikh who was insulted by the cyberbullies for posting a picture of her wearing a swimsuit.  One of the panel members, Maulana Yasoob Abbas insulted Faye asking her to show up to work in underwear. The angry yet composed Faye gave the best and a strong response, which made the video go viral, and earned a lot of respect for her. It was the standing ovation moment! Here's the video, not to be missed...


When she stood by Hadiya to question the right to marry

In November 2017, 25-year-old Hadiya was harassed mentally, and so she wanted the Supreme Court to help her with justice, asking only for freedom from the issues she was dealing with. All Hadiya did was choose who to marry, but was not allowed to do so, purely for the inferior thoughts, many in our society live with. Faye raised this issue on her show, and here's what she discussed...


When she reminded what the duties of the Mumbai Municipality (BMC) were...

Every year, the city of Mumbai faces too many issues during the monsoon. The condition of the city has been the same for years, where repair work is conducted temporarily, as the roads, drainage, and other facilities worsen, exactly during the tough times - monsoon. Popular RJ, Malishka, made a song pointing out the same, and it went viral on the internet. Faye D'souza took note of the video and such recurring issues and used it on the show, several times, demanding answers from the BMC officials about the delay and the poor quality of work the municipality has been doing over the years. Here's what happened in one of the episodes...


When she raised voice against Homophobia

Faye has always been a supporter of the LGBTQIA community and has addressed issues whenever possible on her show, Urban Debate. She is also one of the few journalists, who has been against Sec 377, standing hand in hand with the respective community. In one of the recent episodes, she addressed homophobia, which exists in many parts of India, despite the rule passed by the court. While we live in a country that gives everyone equal rights & the law prevents discrimination against all of us? questioned Faye. Here's the video...



When she raised a voice against #MeToo movement in India

India's MeToo movement gave strength to many women across the country to share their story, and this movement also brought forward names of many known personalities and leaders, who were questioned and judged for their character and unacceptable behaviour with women. In an episode of The Urban Debate, Faye shared her thoughts on the movement, thereby empowering many to speak up, and stand for what they believe is the right thing to do...


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