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  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation commits $2.1 billion to advance gender equality Jun 30, 2021 08:08 PM IST

    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation commits $2.1 billion to advance gender equality

    Advancing gender equality is a core area for the Seattle-based foundation, the largest private charitable group in the United States with an endowment of nearly $50 billion.

  • 'Many men want to change, but they don’t know how': Dr Deepa Narayan May 29, 2021 10:25 PM IST

    'Many men want to change, but they don’t know how': Dr Deepa Narayan

    Award-winning author and one of the world's most influential thinkers, Dr Deepa Narayan shares thoughts on masculinity, gender equality, and her new podcast 'What's a Man?'

  • Don't call older women cougars May 07, 2021 10:18 PM IST

    Don't call older women cougars

    Infatuation doesn't take into account how many birthdays the other person has celebrated, nor does the 'appropriate age gap' guarantee marital longevity.

  • Women workers worst hit by the Covid pandemic May 06, 2021 12:05 PM IST

    Women workers worst hit by the Covid pandemic

    Years of efforts to improve gender parity in the workplace have been undone by the COVID-19 pandemic that has played havoc with livelihoods, especially in the case of women.

  • You don't have a male or female brain – the more brains scientists study, the weaker the evidence for sex differences Apr 23, 2021 04:23 PM IST

    You don't have a male or female brain – the more brains scientists study, the weaker the evidence for sex differences

    30 years of research has confirmed that apart from a small difference in size (roughly 11%), there's no difference between the brains of men and women.

  • 'Boyish': Redefining masculinity, one newsletter at a time Apr 17, 2021 07:36 AM IST

    'Boyish': Redefining masculinity, one newsletter at a time

    Rajat Mittal’s 12-part, monthly newsletter 'Boyish' brings forth stories of Indian men who have defied gender stereotypes to excel in traditionally non-masculine careers.

  • Doctor-actor Lakshmi Devy on gender violence and her fearless directorial debut Apr 06, 2021 07:38 PM IST

    Doctor-actor Lakshmi Devy on gender violence and her fearless directorial debut

    Indian-American actor and filmmaker Dr Lakshmi Devy is sending out a strong message of women’s empowerment through her directorial debut.

  • Womens Day 2021: Startups and VCs improving on gender parity but miles to go Mar 06, 2021 01:30 PM IST

    Womens Day 2021: Startups and VCs improving on gender parity but miles to go

    In 2020, out of India’s top 150 funded startups, 16.7% had a female founder and co-founder, compared to 10% in 2017, according to Venture Intelligence

  • Gender equality has improved in India, finds LinkedIn research study Mar 02, 2021 12:48 PM IST

    Gender equality has improved in India, finds LinkedIn research study

    The report also showed that more than seven in 10 working women (71 percent) and working mothers (77 percent) feel that managing familial responsibilities often comes in their way of career development.

  • Procter & Gamble to spend Rs 300 crore to drive gender equality in India Feb 17, 2021 04:48 PM IST

    Procter & Gamble to spend Rs 300 crore to drive gender equality in India

    P&G India had in 2018 announced to invest in women-owned businesses and said it has already spent more than Rs 200 crore with women-owned businesses in India.

  • Mumbai becomes first Indian city to get traffic lights with female figures Aug 02, 2020 10:36 PM IST

    Mumbai becomes first Indian city to get traffic lights with female figures

    Lauding the act aimed at promoting gender equality in the Maximum City, Maharashtra Environment and Tourism Minister and Yuva Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray shared photos of the newly installed traffic lights on Twitter.

  • Policy | How India has to catch up with the West on warfare Feb 20, 2020 11:42 AM IST

    Policy | How India has to catch up with the West on warfare

    India's warfighting does not meet the western standards that have empowered women. To transpose a western paradigm onto what is essentially an obsolescent, pre-industrial military will have significant consequences down the line.

  • Society | The things we do in the name of the lord Dec 05, 2019 11:54 AM IST

    Society | The things we do in the name of the lord

    The Catholic Church is yet to emerge a leader in areas that the corporate world celebrates these days — transparency, gender equality, and, of course, ushering in a flat governance structure where the lay employee has direct reach to the CEO.

  • Maharashtra government revises Class 11 sociology textbook to include single-parent families, live-in relationships Jul 29, 2019 12:03 PM IST

    Maharashtra government revises Class 11 sociology textbook to include single-parent families, live-in relationships

    The textbook published by the state’s publishing bureau, Balbharti, has been introduced from the current academic year (2019-20) as part of the curriculum revision exercise for Class 11.

  • Chants for equal pay in the field as US Women's Soccer Team wins 4th soccer championship Jul 09, 2019 06:17 PM IST

    Chants for equal pay in the field as US Women's Soccer Team wins 4th soccer championship

    A lawsuit on gender discrimination was filed before the tournament began, demanding same pay for the members of the women’s and men’s team

  • India ranks 95 among 129 countries in global gender equality index Jun 04, 2019 08:42 PM IST

    India ranks 95 among 129 countries in global gender equality index

    India's lowest goal scores are on SDG 17 of partnerships (18.3, in the bottom 10 countries worldwide on the goal), SDG 9 of industry, infrastructure and innovation (38.1) and SDG 13 of climate (43.4).

  • Gender diversity: Top NSE-listed companies in violation of SEBI's directive Apr 09, 2019 10:32 AM IST

    Gender diversity: Top NSE-listed companies in violation of SEBI's directive

    SEBI asked companies to appoint a female independent director by April 1.

  • Quick Take | Will gender equality be a poll issue in Kerala? Jan 02, 2019 10:49 AM IST

    Quick Take | Will gender equality be a poll issue in Kerala?

    The Left, the Congress and the BJP are focusing on women’s issues in a state where women outnumber men.

  • Better gender equality will add $770 billion to India’s GDP by 2025 Jun 19, 2018 06:11 PM IST

    Better gender equality will add $770 billion to India’s GDP by 2025

    More than 70% of the potential GDP opportunity comes from increasing women’s participation in the labour force by 10 percentage points, said a report by McKinsey Global Institute.

  • Not enough gender equality in the country: Parrikar Mar 06, 2017 07:52 PM IST

    Not enough gender equality in the country: Parrikar

    Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today rued that there was not enough gender equality in the country and said women needed to be treated more equally.

  • International Women's Week: CXOs share views on gender equality Mar 06, 2017 04:43 PM IST

    International Women's Week: CXOs share views on gender equality

    CNBC-TV18's Latha Venkatesh is at the National Stock Exchange to support this unique initiative and has with her Shanti Ekambaram of Kotak Mahindra Bank, Aisha De Sequiera of Morgan Stanley, Bala Deshpande of NEA, Mallika Ghosh of the Parinaam Foundation and Radhika Gupta of Edelweiss AMC.

  • India Inc commits $ 3.4b for SDGs at Global Citizen Festival Nov 20, 2016 11:50 AM IST

    India Inc commits $ 3.4b for SDGs at Global Citizen Festival

    Corporate leaders today committed a whopping USD 3.4 billion to help achieve the sustainable development goals which can positively impact the lives of 500 million people across the country with a special focus on gender equality, education and water and sanitation

  • Cairn India to Celebrate International Women`s Day in line with UN`s Theme of Gender Equality Mar 08, 2016 10:00 AM IST

    Cairn India to Celebrate International Women`s Day in line with UN`s Theme of Gender Equality

    In India, women empowerment has different connotations. In rural India it is quite different compared to the urban areas. The socio-economic ...

  • Cairn India to Celebrate International Women`s Day in line with UN`s Theme of Gender Equality Mar 08, 2016 10:00 AM IST

    Cairn India to Celebrate International Women`s Day in line with UN`s Theme of Gender Equality

    In India, women empowerment has different connotations. In rural India it is quite different compared to the urban areas. The socio-economic ...

  • Gender equality remains a misnomer: Report Nov 20, 2015 10:30 PM IST

    Gender equality remains a misnomer: Report

    Watch the interview of Saadia Zahidi Hd-Employment & Gender Initiatives World Economic Forum with Ronojoy Banerjee on CNBC-TV18, in which she shared her views on gap in gender equality.

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