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Challenges for women continue at workplace, but organisations are taking cognisance and making changes
Business

Challenges for women continue at workplace, but organisations are taking cognisance and making changes

Gender pay gap is still high in India, as women in the country earn 19 percent less than men, and wage inequalities in favour of men are present in all the relevant sectors, a survey said

International Women's Day: Even as India's female athletes shine on world stage, standalone leagues for them are sadly few
Sports

International Women's Day: Even as India's female athletes shine on world stage, standalone leagues for them are sadly few

Since 2016 Rio Olympics, women athletes are among the biggest flagbearers in their respective sports. Yet, when it comes to sporting leagues, women's leagues often exist on the periphery.

International Women’s Day: From Priyanka Chopra to Akshay Kumar, Bollywood celebrates womanhood
Entertainment

International Women’s Day: From Priyanka Chopra to Akshay Kumar, Bollywood celebrates womanhood

Bollywood personalities have shared posts on social media to mark the global holiday of Women's Day

Women in tech: Around 42% of females feel their voices and contributions are underappreciated in the workplace
Business

Women in tech: Around 42% of females feel their voices and contributions are underappreciated in the workplace

A study has revealed 96% female tech professionals in India are the most committed to staying in the tech sector for the next 5-10 years

International Women's day 2019: From Flipkart to Renault India, special offers on e-commerce websites
India

International Women's day 2019: From Flipkart to Renault India, special offers on e-commerce websites

On International Women’s Day, several e-commerce websites are giving out attractive offers

Women's Day 2019: Men look forward to helping women get empowered, create a more equal world for them to co-exist
India

Women's Day 2019: Men look forward to helping women get empowered, create a more equal world for them to co-exist

International Women's Day is celebrated every year on 8 March to honour the strength and power of one half of the world and the reason for the other half, women. This year's theme is: 'Balance for Better'

International Women's Day 2019: Rahul Gandhi says Women's Reservation Bill will pass if Congress forms govt
Politics

International Women's Day 2019: Rahul Gandhi says Women's Reservation Bill will pass if Congress forms govt

Congress members added that both UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi between September 2017 and July 2018, urging him to pass the Women's Reservation Bill and assuring their unconditional support to it

International Women’s Day 2019: Gender equality is a matter of visibility, it needs to go beyond reservation
India

International Women’s Day 2019: Gender equality is a matter of visibility, it needs to go beyond reservation

If a look is taken at female labour force participation (FLFP), a World Bank report found that the rate in India fell to 27 percent in 2017 from 37 percent in 2006.

Mamata Banerjee sticks to tradition, launches Lok Sabha election campaign in Kolkata on Women's Day
Politics

Mamata Banerjee sticks to tradition, launches Lok Sabha election campaign in Kolkata on Women's Day

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced that she will lead a padyatra (rally) in Kolkata on the occasion of International Women’s Day on Friday.

Women's Day 2019: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind salute the strength of 'Nari Shakti', vow for female empowerment
India

Women's Day 2019: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind salute the strength of 'Nari Shakti', vow for female empowerment

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended his greetings and saluted women power. "On International Women's Day, we salute our indomitable Nari Shakti," he tweeted.

Mamata Banerjee takes pride for having 35 percent women representaion of TMC in Lok Sabha
India

Mamata Banerjee takes pride for having 35 percent women representaion of TMC in Lok Sabha

Describing women as the "backbone" of our society, Banerjee congratulated women across the world on this day. Emphasising that her government is committed to the empowerment of women, the chief minister said the state government has recently launched 'Swasthya Sathi' health insurance smart cards for them.

Women's Day 2019: Indian science is inching towards #BalanceForBetter despite the none-too-easy path
India

Women's Day 2019: Indian science is inching towards #BalanceForBetter despite the none-too-easy path

Currently, positions like fellowships, lead scientist and professorships are not designed keeping both genders in mind.

International Women's Day: How the day came into being and what it means for the struggle for women's rights
World

International Women's Day: How the day came into being and what it means for the struggle for women's rights

Riding high on an annual debate on whether such a day is more farce than celebration, more a capitalist ploy than genuine appreciation, International Women's Day arrives with the usual fanfare, each year, on 8 March.

Women's Day 2019: Women in health, science and innovation are collaborating globally
India

Women's Day 2019: Women in health, science and innovation are collaborating globally

There is much to look forward to when local strengths & determination expand into global efforts.

International Women’s Day: It is time for men to stop asking 'but what about Men's Day' and join the struggle for equality
World

International Women’s Day: It is time for men to stop asking 'but what about Men's Day' and join the struggle for equality

How do men perceive International Women's Day? Do most men look at it as a day to introspect, and a day to remind themselves of the fact that they do have a significant role to play in this battle for equality? Sadly not.

Women's Day 2019: Achievements unlocked, skills proven, but women's representation in Indian politics embarrassingly low
World

Women's Day 2019: Achievements unlocked, skills proven, but women's representation in Indian politics embarrassingly low

On International Women's day, a look at women in politics in India and their low representation in parliaments and decision-making roles.

Airlines to operate all-female crew flights on international, domestic routes on Women's Day; gifts await select flyers
Business

Airlines to operate all-female crew flights on international, domestic routes on Women's Day; gifts await select flyers

Following the footsteps of its parent, Alliance Air, the regional arm of Air India, will also take to the skies in one of its aircraft with an all-women crew.

International Women's Day: The missing women Nobel Laureates point to a deeply entrenched gender bias amid highest achievers
India

International Women's Day: The missing women Nobel Laureates point to a deeply entrenched gender bias amid highest achievers

According to the Nobel Prize website, of the 904 unique individuals to have been awarded the Nobel Prize and Prize in Economic Sciences between 1901 and 2018, only 51 are women.

Women's Day 2019: WhatsApp brings a bunch of stickers to celebrate the special day
News & Analysis

Women's Day 2019: WhatsApp brings a bunch of stickers to celebrate the special day

From cute doodles to fun stickers, WhatsApp brings a list of women-inspired sticker packs for users.

How the online space for women is in a crisis and what needs to be done about it
News & Analysis

How the online space for women is in a crisis and what needs to be done about it

As we celebrate Women’s Day, the online space is still a hostile environment for many women.