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Gender diversity is particularly significant in the legal profession where the presence of women plays a critical role in upholding the ideal of equality, fairness and impartiality of the justice system especially amongst disadvantaged groups.(Pixabay)

‘Women lawyers are hampered by systemic discrimination and gender barriers’ Justice Gita Mittal

Sonipat | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 04:46 PM IST
While the number of women graduating from the leading law schools and working at junior levels in the legal profession is equal to their male counterparts, this does not translate to equal representation at workplace or later at higher positions.
US Senator Elizabeth Warren delivers a major policy speech on "Ending corruption in Washington" at the National Press Club, Washington, US, August 21, 2018(REUTERS)
US Senator Elizabeth Warren delivers a major policy speech on "Ending corruption in Washington" at the National Press Club, Washington, US, August 21, 2018(REUTERS)

Can the US actually elect a woman president?

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2019 07:38 AM IST
If the American voters are increasingly open to candidates who are not white males, then breaking the gender barrier should be more than possible.
Jodie Sangster, CMD, Liason Lead, IBM Watson., feels that woman don’t do a good job at promoting themselves. They need to stop questioning their skills and be confident enough to take up any role that they not only get but also truly deserve.
Jodie Sangster, CMD, Liason Lead, IBM Watson., feels that woman don’t do a good job at promoting themselves. They need to stop questioning their skills and be confident enough to take up any role that they not only get but also truly deserve.

Women leaders on the much debated glass ceiling and the battles within

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Srishti Jha
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2018 01:02 PM IST
Three women leaders from different professional domains talk about breaking the glass ceiling, gender barriers, equality at workplace and the struggle within.
Japan’s Yuko Fujii is one of the very few women in the world to head any top-level male sports team, let alone judo.(AFP)
Japan’s Yuko Fujii is one of the very few women in the world to head any top-level male sports team, let alone judo.(AFP)

Brazil’s new judo coach Yuko Fujii throws old gender barriers to the mat

Rio de Janeiro | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2018 04:21 PM IST
Japan’s Yuko Fujii, who has previously worked for the British Judo Association, is the first woman to lead the men’s judo squad in Brazil.
Archana on the wheel of a Karnal city bus.(HT Photo)
Archana on the wheel of a Karnal city bus.(HT Photo)

Breaking gender barriers: Driving bus is a passion for this Karnal village woman

Hindustan Times, Karnal | By Neeraj Mohan
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2018 12:42 PM IST
Archana crossed the threshold of gender bias and got selected as driver on contractual basis in the city bus service started by the Karnal municipal corporation (KMC) in March this year.
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