At the current rate of progress, she said, it would take 170 years to achieve pay equality, according to a World Economic Forum report on gender gap.
The 'Monster Salary Index' (MSI) report on gender pay parity was released in a survey titled 'Women of India Inc' by online career and recruitment solutions providers Monster India.
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Djokovic apologizes for equal prize money remarks after stinging criticism from Serena, Murray and other players
World number one Novak Djokovic backed off comments that men's tennis players should make more than women on Tuesday as Serena Williams and Andy Murray led a stinging chorus of criticism at the remarks.
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.
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.