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Child marriage rates in countries like India are witnessing a spike due to climate change-worsened extreme weather

The commodification of daughters often reduces them to "burdens" to be sold off when the family is …

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Society needs to be educated that man's chromosomes decide child's gender: Delhi HC

Parents who give their daughters-in-law a hard time for not being able to fulfil their desire of "p…

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As women struggle to make up even one-third of corporate boards, Europe mandates 40% reservation for women

The Directive will encompass a variety of measures that will reinforce transparency and accountabil…

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Women in Iceland want you to know it's not a gender equality utopia, despite what the statistics say

Iceland has topped the WEF's gender gap index 14 years in a row. But women living there say the ran…

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Share of women at senior positions in India has seen a drop, reveals WEF report

India ranks 127th out of 149 countries for overall gender parity, according to a report by the Worl…

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India contributes $300,000 to United Nations for gender equality and women empowerment

"#India contributes USD 300,000 to @UN_Women for 2021," India's Permanent Representative to th…

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It could take another 131 years to close the gender gap around the world, according to the World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum published its Global Gender Gap Report which says the gap has closed by 68…

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Gender parity is 135 years away, unless we speed up progress in politics and economics, according to a World Economic Forum panel

A recent World Economic Forum report said it will take 135 years to close the global gender gap if …

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WNBA stars posed for Sports Illustrated's iconic Swimsuit Issue as the brand champions pay equity efforts

WNBA players Sue Bird, Breanna Stewart, Te'a Cooper, Nneka Ogwumike, and DiDi Richards posed in the…

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Here’s how Indian ad agencies are improving Diversity, Equity and Inclusion within their organisations

Creative agencies tell us all they are doing to strengthen their DEI policies

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The Indian government is reportedly planning a 'gender equality' unit

The government is planning to set up the unit under Women and Child Development Ministry and its…

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India wants to dramatically speed up the processing time of patent applications filed by women

Notably, there was no such provision in the country’s patent rules so far. This may be bec…

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'Gender diversity' may be a mere buzzword for corporate India — A recent survey shows some worrying numbers

The survey also revealed that the women headcount at Indian and multinational companies in I…

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5 ESG experts break down the business case for gender equality in the workplace, and explain why companies could suffer for decades when it is ignored

Multiple pieces of research show that gender equality helps drive higher returns and improve corpor…

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Extreme weather events fuel gender-based violence, adding to socio-economic burden of climate change: Study

Building on the existing evidence, the study reemphasises that extreme weather conditions are a cat…

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Global Gender Gap Index: India is the best in sending girls to primary schools, universities but fails with high schools

India ranked at 135th position in the Global Gender Gap index report by World Economic Forum. There…

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Closing the global gender gap will take an extra 36 years due to the impact of the pandemic, the World Economic Forum said

The World Economic Forum revised its prediction of when the gender gap will close - it will take 13…

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IAA India and UNICEF come together to promote equal gender representation in advertising

This is based on the understanding that advertising is an important tool that can influence women a…

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Indian ads have prominent female characters but they are still highly stereotyped: Study

A study released by UNICEF and the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media reveals persistent gend…