Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicGender gap

Topic: gender gap

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.

The gender gap problem is only getting compounded in the coronavirus pandemic

From leisure to hospitality to retail, entire industries in which women make up a greater share of the workforce have been brought to a halt.

Want to know which countries are the best for women to work in? Here’s the list

In these countries, women who work are on an equal legal standing with men, and enjoy protections on gender discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace.

Gender gap across sectors reduces globally, but India falls 4 ranks to 112th: WEF report

World Economic Forum report says it will take 99.5 yrs — down from 108 — to fill overall gender gap. India only country where economic gap is larger than political.

Gender gap among students & researchers could be even worse than feared

The reason - in part - is because many men seem to have more confidence than women, and a simple rah-rah about women’s empowerment may not be the answer.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

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.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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