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International Parity at Work Day 2021: All you need to know about drive to eliminate inequality in workplace
World

International Parity at Work Day 2021: All you need to know about drive to eliminate inequality in workplace

Even though women make up for nearly half the population, gender bias at work keeps them from attaining top administrative positions in an office.

Paris authorities fined nearly Rs 81 lakh for employing 'too many' women in top posts; 'unfair, absurd', says Mayor
World

Paris authorities fined nearly Rs 81 lakh for employing 'too many' women in top posts; 'unfair, absurd', says Mayor

In 2018, the City Hall appointed 11 women and 5 men, resulting in just above 30 percent representation for men. A 2013 rule, aimed at gender parity, requires a minimum of 40 percent of appointments for each gender

With humour and style, ArtActivistBarbie is challenging gender inequality in the art world
Lifestyle

With humour and style, ArtActivistBarbie is challenging gender inequality in the art world

ArtActivistBarbie is questioning the art world about its lack of women and other minorities' representation, and challenging its reluctance to consider the female gaze.

Aamir Khan shares Kiran Rao's short films: Didn't know it was possible to tell stories in 10 seconds
Entertainment

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.

Kriti Sanon expresses disappointment over Kartik Aaryan receiving sole credit for Luka Chuppi's success
Entertainment

Kriti Sanon expresses disappointment over Kartik Aaryan receiving sole credit for Luka Chuppi's success

Kriti Sanon stated that the she should have received equal credit since she put in as much work behind Luka Chuppi

Taapsee Pannu, Kriti Sanon criticise lack of credit given to female actors for success of Badla, Luka Chuppi
Entertainment

Taapsee Pannu, Kriti Sanon criticise lack of credit given to female actors for success of Badla, Luka Chuppi

Taapsee Pannu called out a publication's tweet that indirectly credited only the male actors for the success of Badla and Luka Chuppi.

Captain Marvel targetted by negative online reviews reportedly due to Brie Larson's 'diversity' comment
Entertainment

Captain Marvel targetted by negative online reviews reportedly due to Brie Larson's 'diversity' comment

Brie Larson's statements do not suggest any disregard for white male journalists, but a mere effort to have a more uniform space with everyone getting an opportunity to succeed

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Assam before Bogibeel Bridge, KCR's third front dreams, Delhi pollution levels; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Assam before Bogibeel Bridge, KCR's third front dreams, Delhi pollution levels; today's must-read stories

While many parties have accused KCR of working in tacit understanding with the BJP to defeat Congress, it will be impossible for Stalin or Mamata to be associated with a grouping that has BJP in it.

Women-centric reforms needed for financial inclusion; gender-neutral schemes don't work amid societal bars
Business

Women-centric reforms needed for financial inclusion; gender-neutral schemes don't work amid societal bars

Financial inclusion is important because women specifically score disproportionately low on ordinary functions like savings and borrowings due to reasons such as gender violence, limited mobility, not being allowed to work, etc.

TIFF 2018: Women filmmakers lead Indian representation, from Rima Das to Ritu Sarin
Entertainment

TIFF 2018: Women filmmakers lead Indian representation, from Rima Das to Ritu Sarin

While gender inequality may have come to haunt the Venice Film Festival, TIFF 2018 does not seem to have a problem in that department.

Jessica Chastain opens up about helping Octavia Spencer negotiate salary five times her original pay
Entertainment

Jessica Chastain opens up about helping Octavia Spencer negotiate salary five times her original pay

Spencer first revealed how Jessica Chastain helped her make five times more back in January during a panel at the Sundance Film Festival.

Gujarat polls see least number of women candidates: BJP, Congress stand united in disdain for gender parity
Politics

Gujarat polls see least number of women candidates: BJP, Congress stand united in disdain for gender parity

Upcoming Gujarat elections will go down with the dubious distinction of seeing the least number of women candidates, with BJP fielding 11 and Congress 10.

Female employees in Adobe one percent short of earning equal to men, says Adobe India
Business

Female employees in Adobe one percent short of earning equal to men, says Adobe India

Adobe's US and India employee populations combined comprise 80 percent of its global workforce.

Emmanuel Macron appoints cabinet; mixes socialists, centrists and right-wingers
World

Emmanuel Macron appoints cabinet; mixes socialists, centrists and right-wingers

French President Emmanuel Macron appointed his first cabinet on Wednesday mixing socialists, centrists and rightwingers with newcomers to politics as he pressed ahead with plans to create a broad governing coalition.

Accenture report: Digital skills help close gender gap in workplace, but wage parity still remains
Business

Accenture report: Digital skills help close gender gap in workplace, but wage parity still remains

India had the second lowest score for its ability to close the gender gap through digital skills, according to the research model.

Why lock us up at 6.30pm and boys at 10pm? Kerala female engineering students protest unfair curfew
India

Why lock us up at 6.30pm and boys at 10pm? Kerala female engineering students protest unfair curfew

Over 200 resident students of the women's hostel Thiruvananthapuram College of Engineering sat outside their hostel gates all night to protest against harsh curfews for women