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Gender parity


International Women’s Day: STEM-ming the gender gap

March 09, 2022 9:11 am

Even though experts point at various reasons for lower women's participation in the STEM field, they are also hopeful about the changes being witnessed in the recent and upcoming years.

Gender parity in top leadership roles at universities still lacking, say women VCs

March 09, 2022 9:12 am

In exclusive interviews with, four women V-Cs from central and state universities share insights about women's representation in higher education.

Kerala school introduces unisex uniform to ensure gender equity

November 23, 2021 9:40 am

Valayanchirangara government Lower Primary School, near Perumbavoor in Ernakulam district, has introduced a new uniform for their students-- 3/4th shorts and shirt, irrespective of gender.

Telling Numbers: India 112th out of 153 countries in gender parity index

December 18, 2019 6:55 am

The Report aims to serve “as a compass to track progress on relative gaps between women and men on health, education, economy and politics”.

India slips to 112th place on gender gap; in bottom-5 on health, economic fronts

December 17, 2019 10:12 am

The WEF said economic opportunities for women are extremely limited in India (35.4 per cent), Pakistan (32.7 per cent), Yemen (27.3 per cent), Syria (24.9 per cent) and Iraq (22.7 per cent).

Latest HRD survey shows girls going to college out number boys in seven states

January 06, 2018 9:46 am

Figures show that in 7 states, women outnumber men in higher education

The Work Women Do

November 07, 2015 10:32 am

The McKinsey report makes an economic case for gender parity. It’s problematic.

Gender parity in Indian class, 90% out of school are now in

April 10, 2015 2:00 am

Of the 781 million illiterate adults worldwide, 265 million are Indians.