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Research shows women in the media are far less equal than men

Nov 24, 2015

Research shows women in the media are far less equal than men

: New research supported by the United Nations agency promoting women's rights has found that women make up only 24 percent of the persons heard, read about or seen in newspaper, television and radio news. #Media #NewsTracker #equality #Men #Pay gap #equal #women power
States should come forward with incentives for regional connectivity, none on board so far

Nov 19, 2015

States should come forward with incentives for regional connectivity, none on board so far

Under the RCS scheme which has been proposed this time, the Centre has offered VGF indexed to ATF prices and inflation for first 10 years and states have to chip in with only 20 percent share of this VGF fund. #SectorWatch #ATF #Ministry of Civil Aviation #A Gajapathi Raju #Draft civil aviation policy #Business #Regional Connectivity Fund #Regional Connectivity Scheme #Viability Gap Funding #Schedule Commuter Airlines #Regional connectivity
No need to cap regional fares at Rs 2,500 if airlines don't want state support: govt

Nov 06, 2015

No need to cap regional fares at Rs 2,500 if airlines don't want state support: govt

The policy, once it comes into effect after various clearances, provides for many concessions under the RCS scheme to encourage regional connectivity. #PolicyWatch #SAARC #RN Choubey #Draft civil aviation policy #Regional Connectivity Scheme #Viability Gap Funding #Open Sky Air Services Agreements
Bradley Cooper, Emma Watson swoon over Jennifer Lawrence after gender pay gap essay

Oct 14, 2015

Bradley Cooper, Emma Watson swoon over Jennifer Lawrence after gender pay gap essay

Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence's essay criticising the gender pay gap in Hollywood has been applauded by several actors including Emma Watson, Elizabeth Banks and her "American Hustle" co-star Bradley Cooper. #Hollywood #Emma Watson #Bradley Cooper #Sienna Miller #Jennifer Lawrence #Jessica Chastain #Elizabeth Banks #Gender pay gap
Women account for only 10% of cyber security workforce

Sep 28, 2015

Women account for only 10% of cyber security workforce

That is down from 11 percent two years ago, said ISC2 official Elise Yacobellis. #Women #cyber security #(ISC)2 #gender gap
Focus on design, else we may create screwdriver technicians in name of skilling

Jul 15, 2015

Focus on design, else we may create screwdriver technicians in name of skilling

Right now the policy only mentions some requirements like mandatory National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF) for school level skill programs #Design in India #National Skills Development policy #screwdriver technicians #skill gaps
Britain to force companies to publish gender pay gap

Jul 14, 2015

Britain to force companies to publish gender pay gap

British Prime Minister David Cameron announced plans on Tuesday to force large companies to publish the difference in earnings between male and female staff in a bid to ensure equal pay. #NewsTracker #Europe #Salary #David Cameron #Gender equality #UK #Gender pay gap #World