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The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Economist Devika Kher on women being key to India's economic growth
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The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Economist Devika Kher on women being key to India's economic growth

In this episode of Women in Labour, Devika Kher breaks down the u-curve, one of the most important theories to understand the drop in women's participation in the workforce, in less than 30 minutes.

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Filmmaker Paromita Vohra on adopting narratives free of patriarchy
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The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Filmmaker Paromita Vohra on adopting narratives free of patriarchy

In this episode of Women In Labour, filmmaker Paromita Vohra talks about adopting a narrative that is independent of the patriarchy. She also stresses on women deciding for themselves as to who they are and who they want to be.

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Businessman Anant Ahuja on making workspaces friendlier for women
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The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Businessman Anant Ahuja on making workspaces friendlier for women

In this episode of Women In Labour, Anant Ahuja, Head of Organisational Development at Shahi Exports talks about how the well-being of female workers lies at the heart of successful businesses. He believes in making workspaces work for women — not the other way around.

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Two Delhi-based working mothers talk about the importance of creches
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The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Two Delhi-based working mothers talk about the importance of creches

In this episode of Women In Labour, Aditi Mittal along with guest host Nandita Gupta, speaks to two Delhi-based sisters-in-law, Khushboo and Pooja about the importance of creches for working mothers.

How can society help keep Indian women in science, get young girls interested in the field?
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How can society help keep Indian women in science, get young girls interested in the field?

Women make up only 14 percent of 2.8 lakh scientists, engineers and technologists in research, institutions in India.

Darvesh Yadav murder: Male insecurity, possible motive for killing, is a constant threat for successful women
India

Darvesh Yadav murder: Male insecurity, possible motive for killing, is a constant threat for successful women

It isn’t only rape that women have to fear. It is all manner of violence, and professional jealousy of the kind that led to Darvesh Yadav's death.

Working women lag behind in financial protection; only 70% have life insurance: Survey
Business

Working women lag behind in financial protection; only 70% have life insurance: Survey

The ownership of term insurance plans among women in metro cities stood at just 19 percent, as compared 22 percent men who own the pure protection insurance scheme

The working women of today are laying the foundation of India's tomorrow
Life

The working women of today are laying the foundation of India's tomorrow

According to a recent study, 48% of working women quit their jobs within 4 months of returning from maternity leave.

Beating the heat and patriarchy, women in Odisha's Kalahandi set an example for other better-off districts
India

Beating the heat and patriarchy, women in Odisha's Kalahandi set an example for other better-off districts

These women should be praised and celebrated for their endeavors, for people in the future may not know of their struggles and the motivating reminiscences of a beautiful place like Odisha's Kalahandi.

Exploring Mira Rajput's polarising take on feminism and its repercussions
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Exploring Mira Rajput's polarising take on feminism and its repercussions

you know what’s more toxic than our ‘new wave of feminism’? Mira Rajput's good old wave of ignorance.

Child abuse cases: Why are working women guilt-tripped into staying at home instead of finding better daycare solutions?
India

Child abuse cases: Why are working women guilt-tripped into staying at home instead of finding better daycare solutions?

I can’t imagine my mother sitting at home to look after me. But I can’t imagine being in a crèche either. While she never talked to me about having to face this kind of pressure, there are many women who feel like they have no choice.

Watch: Why is India's workforce lacking women?
India

Watch: Why is India's workforce lacking women?

Some reasons for women not being part of the workforce include lack of access to higher education among women and dearth of work opportunities

Women intend to quit jobs due to gender bias, harassment: Survey
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Women intend to quit jobs due to gender bias, harassment: Survey

Working women, especially those in the private sector, desire to quit their jobs for a number of reasons like gender bias and harassment, says a survey.

A third of working women sexually harassed on the job, finds a Japanese study
World

A third of working women sexually harassed on the job, finds a Japanese study

A Japanese government study has found nearly a third of working women who responded to a survey reported being sexually harassed on the job, such as unwanted physical contact or being subjected to degrading comments.

The working wife conundrum: Are men conditioned to view woman's success as own failure?
Politics

The working wife conundrum: Are men conditioned to view woman's success as own failure?

The question, then, becomes: how many more such studies do we need to ‘prove’ male insecurity about women’s success? Why do women still have to repeat these facts about their everyday experiences?

Daughterly guilt, gender unfairness stymie women in Indian workplaces
Business

Daughterly guilt, gender unfairness stymie women in Indian workplaces

Conditions for the Indian working women being treated fairly and having as good a chance of taking the top job are far from perfect - but there is little doubt that women's aspirations are a reality

'92 percent working women feel insecure in Delhi-NCR'
India

'92 percent working women feel insecure in Delhi-NCR'

The assessment based on feedback received from women says that 92 percent females working with medium and small scale firms are extremely worried and concerned as regards to their outside moments.