Thursday, 11 August, 2022
TopicWorking women

Topic: working women

There’s a ‘shecession’, women worry more about jobs, 4x less confident than men: LinkedIn survey

LinkedIn's Workforce Confidence Index found that women are 2x more worried about job availability than men. Also about professional network and time devoted to job seeking.

There’s a hidden ‘pink tax’ on women’s mobility in Mumbai: Study

Researchers from World Bank and Maryland University surveyed over 3,000 households in Greater Mumbai Region and found that improvement in public transit can differentially benefit women.

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.

How women in US will drive the revival of the middle class

The income gains middle-class households have made over the past 45 years are almost entirely attributable to women.

Why millions of women are going to quit their jobs due to Covid

Nearly 2 million women are considering taking a leave of absence or leaving the workforce altogether, according to the McKinsey ‘Women in the Workplace’ report.

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.

Shorter working days more practical than alluring long weekends

It is the pressure to fit family and personal commitments into the few hours between getting home and bedtime that is the main source of today’s time-squeeze.

Symptoms of schizophrenic women change tones with menstrual cycle, study shows

Study was conducted at a tertiary care mental hospital in eastern India, where the moods of 40 schizophrenia patients were monitored for 15 months.

Despite wage increase, number of working women in India fell between 1983 & 2011, says study

Since women are perceived  as secondary earners, their willingness to work is negatively affected by the rise in their husbands’ wages, the study says.

Finally, an account of the glamour world that stitches an accurate narrative

Mannequin: Working Women in India’s Glamour Industry manages to avoid the traditional trap of pitting feminists and the glamour industry against each other.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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