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Rising number of 'manels' at webinars marks the urgent need for better gender representation
Lifestyle

Rising number of 'manels' at webinars marks the urgent need for better gender representation

These 'manels', or all-male panels and conferences have become so rampant since 2010 that feminist groups all around the world have started calling them out, and many have even boycotted events that do not have women panellists.

Infosys row: When racism, sexism raises head in corporate boards, it is time SEBI intervenes
Business

Infosys row: When racism, sexism raises head in corporate boards, it is time SEBI intervenes

The Infosys case, irrespective of what its actual and final findings are, should be a good eye-opener for SEBI

Lack of gender diversity in Indian science and tech universities perpetrates a toxic bro-culture
India

Lack of gender diversity in Indian science and tech universities perpetrates a toxic bro-culture

A modern education institute is not truly revolutionary if it still supports and practices the regressive systemic inequalities.

Maternity management in India Inc: Cos struggle to fill talent gap in event of women employees' maternity continuum
Business

Maternity management in India Inc: Cos struggle to fill talent gap in event of women employees' maternity continuum

Maternity continuum refers to the phases of maternity that a woman professional goes through in the event of pregnancy.

Fewer than one-third of judges in India's lower judiciary are women, reveals legal think tank
India

Fewer than one-third of judges in India's lower judiciary are women, reveals legal think tank

Fewer than one-third of judges in the lower judiciary–district courts and below–in 17 of 34 states and union territories in India are female, according to a February 2018 analysis by the New Delhi-based legal think tank, Vidhi Center For Legal Policy.

Oscars 2018: From immigration to #MeToo and gender parity, all the issues the event covered
Entertainment

Oscars 2018: From immigration to #MeToo and gender parity, all the issues the event covered

The best takeaway from this year’s Oscars? Best Actress winner Frances MacDormand calling on ALL women nominees to stand up and “be seen”. “Look around, everybody," MacDormand said. "Look around, ladies and gentlemen, because we all have stories to tell and projects we need financed.”

Sonia Gandhi's Women's Reservation Bill is a bad idea which disregards merit, hurts democracy
Politics

Sonia Gandhi's Women's Reservation Bill is a bad idea which disregards merit, hurts democracy

The Women's Reservation Bill tries to tackle a serious problem through a supposedly morally superior way but instead hurts democracy.

Women engineers and gender parity: Where do Indian companies stand?
Life

Women engineers and gender parity: Where do Indian companies stand?

Acknowledging that there is a female pattern of achievement which takes a different path from the conventional male one would go a long way in achieving gender parity

Book Review: Aparna Jain's 'Own It' brings out of unarticulated darkness the indescribable things that happen to women at the workplace
Life

Book Review: Aparna Jain's 'Own It' brings out of unarticulated darkness the indescribable things that happen to women at the workplace

In Aparna Jain’s book Own It, we hear about harassment of women at the workplace, including microaggressions; maternity leave; and how women stand in the way of their own careers.