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GENDER DISPARITY NEWS

CBSE Class 10 English paper receives backlash for alleged gender stereotyping

December 14, 2021 11:22 am

In the class 10 exam conducted on Saturday, the question paper carried a comprehension passage with sentences like "emancipation of women destroyed the parent's authority over the children" among others.

Skewed gender ratio in engineering a prime reason for fewer women taking CAT every year

December 11, 2021 12:35 pm

Integrated management degrees that allow students to join a programme after class 12 can help in dodging the gender ratio problem in engineering courses, say experts

Women-only chairs do not address root cause of gender disparity in science and technology

June 16, 2021 8:07 am

Prajval Shastri writes: Gender disparity is an outcome of a flawed meritocracy and is everybody’s responsibility, not just that of women chairs, to fix

85% Indian women miss pay raise or promotion due to gender: LinkedIn report

March 02, 2021 7:32 pm

As a result of the barriers faced by women at work, more than 1 in 2 women and working mothers in India expect organisations to offer reduced or part-time schedules (56 per cent) and robust maternity leaves and policies (55 per cent) to make the transition smoother.

90% of men and women are biased against women, finds UN study

March 07, 2020 10:11 am

Surprisingly, 28 per cent of men and women also feel men are justified in beating their wives.

Gender pay gap is dramatic among top US lawyers, survey finds

December 07, 2018 10:41 am

Male partners bring in an average of $2.7 million in client business compared with $1.6 million for women, and men's hourly billing rates averaged $736 compared with $650 for women, the research said.

Can India answer the call? Addressing the gender gap in mobile phone access

December 27, 2017 7:09 am

Amidst these growing gender gaps, our research team has been examining yet another gap: that of women’s mobile phone ownership and engagement.

A bridge too far: India slips 21 slots on World Economic Forum Gender Gap index

November 02, 2017 11:11 am

"A decade of slow but steady progress on improving parity between the sexes came to a halt in 2017, with the global gender gap widening for the first time since the WEF's Global Gender Gap Report was first published in 2006," it said.

Scientific achievements less than perfect without gender parity: President Ram Nath Kovind

September 26, 2017 6:09 pm

Noting that country's developmental goals would have no meaning without equal opportunities for women, Kovind said that if this disparity was not addressed, then country's "scientific achievements will always be less than perfect and less desirable.

Counselling on gender disparity must in school: TISS

March 02, 2016 1:59 am

The three-year study is focused on students from Class VI to VIII in the age bracket of 11 to 14 years.

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