Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicWomen employment

Topic: Women employment

One way for women to tackle an uneven playing field—choose a boss, not a job

In 'Awakening the Rainmaker', Nishtha Anand maps out how women have carved out their own space within a corporate world.

2020 lockdown shut 11% women MSMEs, only 1% got back on feet with govt help, finds study

Krea University researchers surveyed 2,083 non-agricultural enterprises in Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Odisha to examine the impact of Covid-19 on women-led MSMEs.

In India’s job market, women have higher exit rate, lower entry rate than men: Study

Researchers from IIM Bangalore and Warwick University analysed IHDS data from 2004-05 and 2011-12 to find that the situation is especially stark for women in urban areas.

As UN completes 75 yrs, why we need to now focus on young social entrepreneurs

UN and ESCAP have supported the social entrepreneurship movement in Asia and the Pacific in response to pressing issues, including Covid-19.

Covid decisions across the world being made by men, not women, study finds

The study has also found that men are four times more likely to be the protagonist of a Covid-related news story and those portrayed as 'empowered' tend to be men.

Over 350 employees of UP ‘women helpline’ not paid salary for a year, threaten hunger strike

361 employees of the women counselling helpline ‘181’ have not been paid since June 2019. One worker died by suicide this month. Yogi govt says will resolve the issue soon.

Less distracted, free of gender roles — many working mothers are glad to return to office

The precautions they take to keep Covid at bay are, in some ways, a small price to pay for regaining their boundaries and reclaiming their professional identity.

In 200 years, women might be able to earn the same as men

These figures are tiny improvements over last year’s results.

On Camera

YourTurn

Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

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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