Gender Inequality News
According to Geeta Rao Gupta, there are many inequities and indignities that women suffer around the world which hold them back from participating fully in the economy
At the end of Angela Merkel’s 16 years in office, Germany's gender pay gap remains among the highest in the European Union
American women's national team seek more than $66 million in damages from US Soccer over gender discrimination
Players on the US women's national team are seeking more than $66 million in damages as part of their gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation
While conducting more research into women’s health issues is important, it is equally important to bolster the professional lives of women health workers.
Women and children form a large part of the world’s poverty-stricken population of 767 million and are unable to gain access to healthcare facilities.
Aamir Khan shares Kiran Rao's short films: Didn't know it was possible to tell stories in 10 seconds
Kiran Rao has made the short films for Facebook's Thumbstoppers initiative, launched in May to push out creative short-form mobile video advertisements.
Arjun Kapoor lobbies for fair depiction of Bollywood's leading ladies by media: 'It's high time equality begins in headlines'
Arjun Kapoor pointed out how there needs to be gender equality in news headlines, referring to an article that only named the male leads of the films the article was about.
Pictures of women carrying pots may be beautiful and widespread in popular culture, but it is a crime and outrage in the 21st century that women are girls are still carrying 20 litres on their heads for kilometres every day.
Mizoram Assembly polls: State sees highest women candidates in its history, yet female representation remains low
With just 15 women among the 200 candidates contesting the Mizoram Assembly polls, women's representation in politics is among the lowest in the northeastern state
In Rajasthan villages, a couple's initiative to introduce free bus service for girls drives change, boosts school enrolment
In Rajasthan's Kotpuli, many parents hesitate to send their daughters to schools and colleges. A free bus service for girls is changing that.
Manto director Nandita Das disappointed that #Metoo and Time's Up didn't create as many ripples in Bollywood
Nandita das talks about Bollywood stereotyping women, the lack of voices supporting Time's Up and #MeToo movements in the industry
Kathua, Unnao rape cases: Death penalty is reactionary step, urgent need is to address regressive, victim-blaming culture
The government responded to protests over the Kathua and Unnao rape cases by introducing harsher punishments. But it is social mindsets that must change.
In India, women continue to be left out when it comes to religious rites, entering some temples and making the rules | #FirstCulture
Girl Gaze features the work of 2 Indian and 2 British women photographers, who point their lens at the gender inequality in the Punjabi community | #FirstCulture
India's meta-preference for sons led to 21 million unwanted girls, says 'pink' Economic Survey: Punjab, Haryana worst offenders
The pink-coloured Economic Survey observed that the adverse sex ratio of females to males has led to 63 million "missing" women.
schoolgirl in a Bihar village sent out a distress message through a mobile app that saved her from becoming a victim of child marriage
A decade of slow progress towards better parity between the sexes has screeched to a halt, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said on Wednesday.
It is appalling to see that even in Silicon Valley where some of the brightest minds work, issues like gender inequality still exist.
While women tend to outnumber men in social media platforms the world over, they constitute just 24 per cent of total Facebook users in India.