Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicGender parity

Topic: gender parity

ThePrint’s Fatima Khan, Jyoti Yadav win Laadli Media awards under gender sensitivity category

Fatima Khan receives award for her coverage on alleged rape-murder of 23-year-old woman in Unnao in 2019, while Jyoti Yadav receives it for feature on Haryana’s stark gender imbalance.

Women stars in Hollywood earn $1 million less than men actors on same level

For actors over 50, the gap increases to an average of just under US$4 million.

Zomato wants to close India’s gender pay gap, one of the worst in the world

Zomato will offer men paid parental leave of 6 months, the same amount of time women are allowed to take off from work when they have children.

Asian firms are retaining top women by encouraging them to remove stigmas and act boldly

While gender parity and cultural prejudices remain barriers for women professionals, few Asian firms are addressing these by making concerted efforts.

Bangladesh is better off than India, not a poor, backward neighbour anymore

Bangladesh has come a long way since its independence in 1971, registering impressive performance on economic and social indicator.

Muslims’ enrolment in higher education rises by 37%, gender parity also improves

Since 2013-14, there has been a steady increase in the number of Muslims in higher education, proportionate to the overall figure.

Gender gap widening: India slips 21 spots to 108th on World Economic Forum’s index

India is at its lowest level since WEF started measuring gender gap in 2006, ranks poorly on economic opportunities and healthcare for women.

On Camera

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Attendees pose for a group photo at the 48th G7 Summit on 26 June | PTI

G7 infra plan a lifeline developing nations can’t ignore but first crack this code, like BRI

Silk roads are getting bumpier but Beijing will maximise its pursuit of global leadership as long as it perceives that Washington seeks to deny it any.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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