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Inequality in the workplace -- which has long appeared to be the stickiest area to fix -- is still not expected to be erased for another 267.6 years.(Twitter/Equalpay4wwomen)

Pandemic delays gender parity by a generation: World Economic Forum

AFP | | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2021 06:18 AM IST
A range of studies have shown that the Covid-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on women, who have lost jobs at a higher rate than men, and had to take on much more of the extra childcare burden when schools closed.
The government should lock in the positive changes with a law requiring almost all jobs to allow flexible working.(Unsplash)
The government should lock in the positive changes with a law requiring almost all jobs to allow flexible working.(Unsplash)

US body announces USD 50 million loan to promote gender equity in businesses

PTI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 10:15 AM IST
Female entrepreneurs face a financing gap of hundreds of millions of dollars, while women-led small and medium enterprises (SMEs) face a gap in the tens of billions of dollars.

Podcast: Amitabh Behar on How Coronavirus Aggravates Inequality in India

By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2020 07:46 AM IST
Covid-19 has wrought so much fresh destruction but it also has the potential to exacerbate pre-existing inequalities in Indian society
ASSIST offers free basketball training for marginalised students to create and develop the link between leadership, gender equity, character, teamwork, and communication with academic success and creating hope in their classrooms, communities and families.
ASSIST offers free basketball training for marginalised students to create and develop the link between leadership, gender equity, character, teamwork, and communication with academic success and creating hope in their classrooms, communities and families.

ASSIST successfully conducted basketball tournament for differently abled students

UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2020 11:09 AM IST
ASSIST collaborated with Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority to organise a 3 X 3 Basketball Tournament at Greater Noida Carnival 2020. Differently abled students participated along with other students in the Inclusive Zone Basketball exhibition match.
Melinda Gates and her husband Bill with a toddler during a visit to Bihar in March 2011.(AFP)
Melinda Gates and her husband Bill with a toddler during a visit to Bihar in March 2011.(AFP)

Review: The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates

Hindustan Times | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 07:01 PM IST
Melinda Gates’ first book documents how she evolved from a career woman to a mother to one of the world’s biggest champions of gender equity
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu called upon the youth to strive to build a new India which is “free of fear, corruption, hunger, discrimination, illiteracy, poverty, caste barriers and urban-rural divide.”(HT Photo)
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu called upon the youth to strive to build a new India which is “free of fear, corruption, hunger, discrimination, illiteracy, poverty, caste barriers and urban-rural divide.”(HT Photo)

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu urges youth to strive to build New India

New Delhi | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON MAR 24, 2019 10:39 AM IST
Interacting with students of Delhi University, who called on him at his residence here on Saturday, Naidu urged youth to develop a constructive attitude and focus on achieving perfection in whatever they do.
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal handed over the awards to many, including the all-women crew of Air India.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal handed over the awards to many, including the all-women crew of Air India.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

International Women’s Day: Honouring women, men who forged gender equity

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vatsala Shrangi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2019 02:56 AM IST
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal handed over the awards to many, including the all-women crew of Air India, BSF women bikers, Indian Army’s first woman stunt rider and a doctor who busted the prenatal gender screening racket in Haryana.
I’s the day of empowerment, uplifting our own spirits and the ladies around you. Read some inspirational stories of a few women who are working towards making the world a happier place.(Unsplash)
I’s the day of empowerment, uplifting our own spirits and the ladies around you. Read some inspirational stories of a few women who are working towards making the world a happier place.(Unsplash)

IWD 2019: Empowering women, one act, one day at a time. Read some inspiring stories this Women’s Day

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2019 09:13 PM IST
International Women’s Day 2019: From gender equity to bridging the pay gap and having a voice, women are making us proud in all walks of life and it’s the best feeling to look up to another woman as a source of empowerment and strength.
Oprah Winfrey speaks on the stage after being commemorated the Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes 2018.(NBC/YouTube)
Oprah Winfrey speaks on the stage after being commemorated the Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes 2018.(NBC/YouTube)

Oscars 2019: The aftermath of Time’s Up and #MeToo at the 91st Academy Awards

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2019 11:53 AM IST
Academy Awards 2019: The Oscars transcend cinema and are never only about the celebration of arts and the motion picture. It is also where Hollywood stars and filmmakers gather for the ceremony to celebrate a night of great work in the previous year and if given a chance or an opportunity, express their opinions on controversial subjects.
India is home to 236.5 million 10-19 year olds, which makes every fifth person in the country an adolescent, according to Census 2011 data.(Unsplash)
India is home to 236.5 million 10-19 year olds, which makes every fifth person in the country an adolescent, according to Census 2011 data.(Unsplash)

Basic counselling lowers bullying, violence in Bihar schools

Hindustan Times | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 11:19 AM IST
A study published in The Lancet on Thursday reveals how a one-year ‘lay counsellor’-led health promotion project in government schools in Bihar’s Nalanda district lowered bullying, depression, substance abuse and violence.
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