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Gender Equality News
Economic survey 2018 on women’s employment and ‘preference’ for Indian sons
Mon, Jan 29, 2018
"The skewed sex ratio in favor of males led to the identification of 'missing' women. But there may be a meta-preference manifesting itself in fertility stopping rules contingent on the sex of the last child, which notionally creates 'unwanted' girls, estimated at about 21 million," the survey said.
India’s ease of doing business ranking does little or nothing for its women
Thu, Nov 02, 2017
India has a long way to go before it can achieve gender parity. In the meantime what it can learn from Iceland's success that closed 87% of its gender gap issues lies in "women taking power and creating alternatives to the male dominant truths."
70% Indians feel completely lost without their smartphone: Report
Mon, Sep 25, 2017
The study said that 7 out of 10 Indians felt completely lost without their smartphone. On an average, 40% of the consumers spend 2-6 hours of their time online.
Women and men won't reach economic equality until 2186, index says
Wed, Oct 26, 2016
Efforts to close gender gaps in pay and workforce participation slowed so dramatically in the past year that men and women may not reach economic equality for another 170 years, the World Economic Forum said on Tuesday.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation commits $80 million to promote gender equality
Wed, May 18, 2016
The initiative will promote gender equality and support the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).