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Jun 20, 2018
Thandie Newton credits Time's Up movement with helping her secure equal pay for WestworldActor Thandie Newton has revealed that she received equal pay for the hit HBO show Westworld, thanks to Time's Up movement
Jun 15, 2018
Google's attempts to improve gender diversity are not yielding results: ReportPercentage of women in leadership roles at Google has increased from 20.8 to 25.5 percent in the last 4 years but women still make up only 30.9 percent.
Jun 05, 2018
Qatar Airways' chief makes sexist comment, says carrier led by man as it's a 'very challenging position'Qatar Airways' chief sparked disbelief on Tuesday by saying his carrier was led by a man because "it is a very challenging position", this even as airline bosses admitted more women should be in top roles.
May 22, 2018
Oprah Winfrey, Meryl Streep, Chadwick Boseman among signatories on open letter to promote gender equalityThe undersigned include entertainment industry personalities such as Oprah Winfrey, Letitia Wright, Natalie Portman, Reese Witherspoon and Amy Schumer.
May 15, 2018
Cannes Film Festival 2018 chiefs sign charter, make a pledge for gender equality and inclusionThe signing was done in the presence of this Cannes Film Festival 2018 jury including president Cate Blanchett and members Kristen Stewart, Ava DuVernay and Lea Seydoux.
May 14, 2018
Cannes Film Festival 2018: Salma Hayek says time's up for male actors, lobbies for equal payA day after joining more than 80 women protest at the Cannes Film Festival, Salma Hayek said Sunday that change for women in Hollywood is already happening.
May 13, 2018
UN lauds removal of stamp duty on property registered in name of women in Jammu and KashmirHailing Jammu and Kashmir government's decision to abolish stamp duty on the sale of property owned by women in the state, a United Nations agency has termed it as a big step towards women empowerment
May 11, 2018
Narendra Modi's visit to Sita's birthplace in Nepal an exercise for BJP to shed charges of misogyny, patriarchyAs Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a direct bus service between Janakpur and Ayodhya, he has once again revisited both, Ayodhya and his election manifesto.
May 03, 2018
'Keep fake concern to yourself': On World Press Freedom Day, Khabar Lahariya editors write open letter to male counterpartsThe journalists at Khabar Lahariya have written an open letter to their male colleagues of the media industry on the occasion of Press Freedom Day. The letter has been reproduced in its entirety here:
Apr 18, 2018
Women in Science: Inside Sreelaja Nair's 'fish facility' where she studies life's early stagesSreelaja Nair set up her lab at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research from scratch. She now does extensive work in the field of embryology