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India must bridge the gender equality gap

A concerted focus on a more robust implementation of the targets of Goal 5 (Gender Equality) of SDGs would lend heft to India’s declared commitment on women-led development

The average wage salaries for women remain at around 70% of their male colleagues (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 28, 2023 07:51 PM IST

How to bridge India’s gender gap in STEM

While we applaud successful women, we must also invest in policies to counterbalance the conflicting messages our culture imposes on girls.

While young boys, too, face societal expectations — that they must be breadwinners — they are not shackled with the relentless advice that limits girls from having ambitions. (Mint Archive)
Updated on Apr 01, 2023 05:53 PM IST
ByShubha Tole

A "big push" that can put India's poorest women on the path to self-sufficiency

(The study has been authored by  Lipika Kapoor, Jyoti Prasad Mukhopadhyay and Shagun Sabarwal.)

Several studies have shown that the ongoing crisis has hit women in India much harder than men - a greater proportion of them lost their jobs, they ate less, did more unpaid household work and had to endure domestic violence.(Google)
Published on May 19, 2022 03:17 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Keep the focus on increasing female labor force participation

The piece is authored by Drashti Shah, NITI Aayog

Women’s labor force participation rate (LFPR) (20.0%) is considerably low compared to men (56.0%) as per annual PLFS (current weekly status) 2019-20.(Pixabay)
Published on Mar 17, 2022 12:49 PM IST
ByNiti Aayog

Lawyer addresses Justice Rekha Palli as ‘sir’. Here's her reply

What is the future if the younger members of the judiciary do not stop discriminating, Delhi high court judge Justice Rekha Palli said. 

Rekha Palli said it is even worse if the lawyer addressed her as ‘sir’ because of the chair. 
Published on Feb 17, 2022 07:36 AM IST
By | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
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