Gender Gap
Opinion  /  Published 06.05.19

Gender gap: India is way behind Rwanda

The significant gender gap prevailing worldwide has been portrayed by the Global Gender Gap Index of the World Economic Forum since 2006. According to the 2018 report, India is ranked 108th among the ...
By Atanu Biswas

Opinion  /  Published 15.03.19

Seats and jobs for women are not enough

A small step may have a much greater symbolic importance. The chief minister of Odisha and leader of the Biju Janata Dal, Naveen Patnaik, is reserving 33 per cent of his party’s tickets for the Lok ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 24.01.19

What the life insurance gender gap really means

According to the Economic Survey of 2018, the penetration of life insurance policies in India was a low 3.49 per cent. The figure denotes the ratio of the value of premiums paid to the gross domestic ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 11.12.18

Despite growth, wages in India remain low

A recent report on wages across the globe conducted by the International Labour Organization indicates that around the world, the rate of growth of wages in 2017 has been the slowest since 2008. This ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.20

Pak anxiety: The modern woman

Pakistan ranks 151 out of 153 countries on the Global Gender Gap Report 2020 published by the World Economic Forum in December. Only two other countries are below Pakistan — Iraq and Yemen. This isn...
By Mehmal Sarfraz


Opinion  /  Published 22.12.19

Yawning gap

There has never been a good time in human history to be a woman. And the situation is unlikely to improve if the World Economic Forum’s latest report on the global gender gap is anything to go by. T...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.18

Gender equality at work: How men can move the needle

SK: There’s a lot of research showing that even if you were to deliver diversity training with the right trainer, if you don’t couple it with things like accountability and incentives, it can stil...
By Sarah Kaplan


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