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gender disparity


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.

President calls for fight against female illiteracy

September 09, 2014 2:13 am

The literacy rate has increased by four times from 1 per cent in 1951 to about 74 per cent in 2011.