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Women walk past the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) near Wall Street in New York. (AFP)

Women make inroads on Wall Street, but many mountains yet to be moved

AFP | , New York
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 08:37 AM IST
  • Employment figures demonstrate the mountains that still have to be moved to achieve parity between men and women in the financial services sector.
Women are still excluded from the top table, from governments to corporate boards to award ceremonies. Women leaders and public figures face harassment, threats and abuse online and off. The gender pay gap is just a symptom of the gender power gap(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Women are still excluded from the top table, from governments to corporate boards to award ceremonies. Women leaders and public figures face harassment, threats and abuse online and off. The gender pay gap is just a symptom of the gender power gap(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Change the system, not women, for gender parity, writes UN Secretary General Antonio Gutteres

By Antonio Gutteres
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2020 05:48 AM IST
Our world is in trouble, and gender equality is a part of the answer. Man-made problems have human-led solutions. Gender equality is a means of redefining and transforming power that will yield benefits for all
Kajol spotted promotes Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior in Mumbai.(PTI)
Kajol spotted promotes Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior in Mumbai.(PTI)

Kajol says she doesn’t pay attention to pay parity: ‘I believe it has to do with the economics of the industry’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2020 01:14 PM IST
Kajol opened up about her views on pay parity in Bollywood and what, according to her, can fix things.
Taapsee Pannu talks about gender pay gap in Bollywood/
Taapsee Pannu talks about gender pay gap in Bollywood/

Taapsee Pannu on gender pay gap in Bollywood: ‘When I’m paid only 5-10% of my heroes, of course it bothers me’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2019 04:07 PM IST
In a candid chat with Neha Dhupia on her podcast No Filter Neha, Taapsee Pannu opened up about pay parity, not being credited enough for her work and more.
People took to Twitter to drop all sort of comments on the game Ms Monopoly.(Instagram/crunchyfiller)
People took to Twitter to drop all sort of comments on the game Ms Monopoly.(Instagram/crunchyfiller)

Ms Monopoly rewrites rules to address gender pay gap, Twitter calls it ‘misplaced feminism’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 04:42 PM IST
Hasbro’s attempt to “celebrate women trailblazers” with Ms Monopoly backfired in the worst way possible.
The biggest change is that women players will get higher payouts of Monopoly money than men, said its makers Hasbro toy firm - though men can still win if they play their cards right.(Screengrab)
The biggest change is that women players will get higher payouts of Monopoly money than men, said its makers Hasbro toy firm - though men can still win if they play their cards right.(Screengrab)

Feminist version of Monopoly sees women players get paid more, turns gender pay gap upside down

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 06:00 PM IST
The biggest change is that women players will get higher payouts of Monopoly money than men, said its makers Hasbro toy firm - though men can still win if they play their cards right.
Women who had an hour-long commute were 29.1 percent more likely to leave their current job than if they had a 10 minute commute compared to 23.9 percent of men.(Unsplash)
Women who had an hour-long commute were 29.1 percent more likely to leave their current job than if they had a 10 minute commute compared to 23.9 percent of men.(Unsplash)

Mind the gap: Women more likely to quit job over long commute

LONDON | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 06:05 PM IST
Women who had an hour-long commute were 29.1 percent more likely to leave their current job than if they had a 10 minute commute compared to 23.9 percent of men.
Protests carry placards as they attend a day-long and nationwide women's strike aimed at highlighting the country's poor record on defending the rights of women and families in Lausanne, Switzerland, June 14, 2019.(REUTERS)
Protests carry placards as they attend a day-long and nationwide women's strike aimed at highlighting the country's poor record on defending the rights of women and families in Lausanne, Switzerland, June 14, 2019.(REUTERS)

Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality

Geneva | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 11:41 PM IST
Discontent over sexism and workplace inequality in prosperous Switzerland underpinned the women’s strike.
The recently held general elections saw 62 women get elected, which still represents 14% of the total number of candidates. India ranks quite low on women’s representation in the Parliament; over 50 countries have more than 30% elected women representatives.(HT Photo)
The recently held general elections saw 62 women get elected, which still represents 14% of the total number of candidates. India ranks quite low on women’s representation in the Parliament; over 50 countries have more than 30% elected women representatives.(HT Photo)

We need to discuss women’s safety in public transport

By Kalpana Viswanath
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 08:02 AM IST
It is an issue of concern that women’s work participation in the country is going down. Three out of four women are not in the workforce today and the gender pay gap is 34%.
Strikers also demand for zero tolerance for violence against women and more respect and better pay for women’s work.(Twitter/Mahla)
Strikers also demand for zero tolerance for violence against women and more respect and better pay for women’s work.(Twitter/Mahla)

Swiss women continue to strike for equal pay after three decades

Geneva, Switzerland | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2019 12:48 PM IST
Women in Switzerland on average still make 20 percent less than men and thus unions and rights groups are calling on Swiss women to join a fresh strike to demand “more time, more money, more respect”.
Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon play lead roles in Luka Chuppi.
Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon play lead roles in Luka Chuppi.

Kriti Sanon upset over Kartik Aaryan getting all the credit for Luka Chuppi, says ‘it should be equally shared’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2020 07:47 AM IST
Demanding equal credit for Luka Chuppi, Kriti Sanon has said the trend of focusing on the male lead is an old one and she is glad at least a conversation around it has begun.
Women struggle to talk about themselves positively, says Aparna Jain, author, leadership and diversity coach. At the workshops she organises, “There’s so much self-doubt.”(Getty Images (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO))
Women struggle to talk about themselves positively, says Aparna Jain, author, leadership and diversity coach. At the workshops she organises, “There’s so much self-doubt.”(Getty Images (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO))

Why are so many talented, smart women diffident at work?

UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2019 10:38 AM IST
These girls are our future citizens. Amongst them are leaders, heads of corporations, Members of Parliament, innovators, change makers. All we need to do is leave them alone and let them find their voice.
A Valentine’s day special deal for HSBC staff in Hong Kong offering discounted laptops ‘for him’ but vacuum cleaners and kitchen appliances ‘for her’ has angered staff.(REUTERS)
A Valentine’s day special deal for HSBC staff in Hong Kong offering discounted laptops ‘for him’ but vacuum cleaners and kitchen appliances ‘for her’ has angered staff.(REUTERS)

Laptop ‘for him’, vacuum ‘for her’. HSBC draws ire with Valentine’s Day offer

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2019 08:34 PM IST
The offer has drawn criticism from HSBC staff both in Hong Kong and in London, where it was posted in an internal chatroom, according to a source who shared images of it with Reuters.
Unpaid work done by women across the globe amounts to a staggering USD 10 trillion a year, which is 43 times the annual turnover of the world’s biggest company Apple, an Oxfam study said Monday.(Reuters/ Representative Image)
Unpaid work done by women across the globe amounts to a staggering USD 10 trillion a year, which is 43 times the annual turnover of the world’s biggest company Apple, an Oxfam study said Monday.(Reuters/ Representative Image)

Unpaid work done by women worth 43-times Apple’s annual turnover: Report

Davos | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2019 08:52 AM IST
In India, the unpaid work done by women looking after their homes and children is worth 3.1 per cent of the country’s GDP. Women spend 312 minutes per day in urban areas and 291 minutes per day in rural areas on such unpaid care work, said the report.
Shweta Singh, a Jet Airways pilot, poses for a picture inside her house in Gurugram on September 3, 2018.(REUTERS)
Shweta Singh, a Jet Airways pilot, poses for a picture inside her house in Gurugram on September 3, 2018.(REUTERS)

India soars above global average in hiring female airline pilots

New Delhi | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2018 06:33 PM IST
The percentage of female pilots in India is twice as high as in most Western countries, including the United States and Australia. Globally, less than 5 percent of pilots are women, according to the International Society of Women Airline Pilots.
According to the Korn Ferry Gender Pay Index, pay gap between men and women is real but the disparity becomes much smaller at the same job level, same company, same function.(Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)
According to the Korn Ferry Gender Pay Index, pay gap between men and women is real but the disparity becomes much smaller at the same job level, same company, same function.(Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)

Women in India earn 16% less than men, says report on gender pay gap

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 05:56 PM IST
According to a Korn Ferry report, the gender pay-gap in India is more than China, which stood at 12.1%.
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