Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicGender gap

Topic: gender gap

Why men can — and should — participate in the care economy too

If liberating women’s potential is the output, how might increasing men’s labour contribution to the paid care industry be the input?

‘Men get priority’: Data shows Indian women get less access to heart, transplant surgeries

Data from several hospitals in country shows women biggest organ donors, but less likely to get lifesaving surgeries than men. Gender gap more pronounced in north India, doctors say.

Loading daughter with chores while son studies? It sets her back for life, finds UK study

Time girls in India and other countries spend doing unpaid household work contributes to gender pay gap & lower share of workplace participation when older, finds study by UK researchers.

Men outnumber women 4:1 in literature. Book character gender gap matters

The cumulative effect of unconscious gender bias in books can contribute to the gender pay gap and fewer women being in leadership positions.

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.

Indian women are suffering more than men during the pandemic, data shows

The unemployment rate for women shot up to 17%, more than double the rate for men, data from private research firm Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy revealed.

Why India’s poor WEF’s Global Gender Gap ranking isn’t part of a foreign conspiracy

In episode 715 of 'Cut the Clutter', Shekhar Gupta highlights key findings from WEF's Global Gender Gap Report and tells us why there's no global conspiracy against India.

The gender gap no one is seeing — in company equity shares

Studies have shown that men tend to be perceived as more capable in work settings than women and are likely to receive more equity-based awards.

How coronavirus has made India’s devastating gender gap even worse

Women in India already suffer from a wide gender gap in employment, wages and education. The Covid lockdown has set them back even further.

Covid-19 lockdown hits working mothers harder than fathers

UK mothers are one-and-a-half times more likely than fathers to have either lost their job or quit since the lockdown began, study shows.

On Camera

YourTurn

Border crisis, no NSS, no reforms. But Modi govt is going after imagined colonial demons

India's armed forces function under 'objective control' of the government. They either did not advise the govt against 'decolonisation' or, worse, have aligned with its political ideology.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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