Wednesday, 1 February, 2023
TopicGender disparity

Topic: gender disparity

Is Saudi Arabia doing better than India in bridging gender gap? WEF report says yes 

New Delhi: Saudi Arabia has outpaced India in bridging the gender gap, the latest Global Gender Gap Index 2022 released by the Switzerland-based World...

‘Headstrong’ or ‘Dependent’? How stereotypes affect men-women pay gaps

A US research on gender pay gap found “significant penalties” for women who were 'headstrong' and for men who exhibited dependent behaviour.

Lockdowns in India saw women get fewer meals than men, feel unsafe, depressed, US study finds

Study by National Bureau of Economic Research notes that women's status in families resulted in them being more vulnerable during lockdowns, suggests targeted policies to ensure well being.

How 3 non-techie women are helping fight fear of technology among Indian non-profits

They may not have an educational background in tech, but 3 women from different parts of India are helping non-profits channelise its potential to strengthen their work.

‘Rise, Respond, Recover’: WHO, UNICEF call for global action against Covid impact on women, kids

Action brief highlights data that indicates how the pandemic has put in jeopardy the progress achieved in past few years towards better health conditions for women, children, adolescents.

57% girl students, 85% boys interested in pursuing STEM as career, survey finds

The survey, titled ‘India’s Future in Next-Generation Tech & STEM’, was conducted by edtech platform Avishkaar, which focuses on AI, robotics and app development.

Women in finance have to ask for promotions, men don’t, finds Australian study

The survey of 2,000 finance industry professionals showed 76% of men were offered a promotion at least once without requesting it, compared with 57% of women.

Deepak Nayyar on govt’s ‘exit dilemma’, Dipankar Gupta promotes universal health care

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Ram Madhav, Rohit Prasad, Kanika Datta and more.

When food stopped being about food and became a ‘way to a man’s heart’

The 20th century saw a proliferation of cookbooks telling women to give up their favourite foods and instead focus on pleasing their boyfriends or husbands.

Photography’s earliest trailblazers were women, but today it’s dominated by men

In terms of commissioning, exhibition and publication of work, there is a conspicuous lack of equality in the photography industry.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.