Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions — and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite.
Economy is a weekly newsletter by Udit Misra. Click here to subscribe. Dear Readers, A few days ago, a comment by the BJP’s newly-appointed Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat about women wearing ripped jeans created massive outrage in social media. But, from the perspectives of the economy and public policy, perhaps the more
Paid work, unpaid work and domestic chores: Why are so many Indian women out of the labour force? | Books and Literature News,The Indian Express
In her book Right to equality: From promise to power — which is the fifth volume in the Rethinking India series — author Nisha Agrawal looks at the reality of gender equality in India against the promises made in the country’s Constitution.. A statement reads, “What it finds is that even today, India remains a very unequal country and that women control, at best, about 10-15
Another generation of women will have to wait for gender parity, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2021. As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be felt, closing the global gender gap has increased by a generation from 99.5 years to 135.6 years.
A sabbatical has a huge impact on women’s sentiments about their careers. Overall a whopping 47 per cent of women have taken a sabbatical, globally, reveals The Brewing Soul Storm survey by X-Leap.
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The Covid-19 pandemic has hit the global economy hard, pushing several nations into recession. However, the economic losses caused, of jobs, wage parity, promotions and enabling policies such as healthcare and paid parental leave, have impacted women the most.
The International Labour Organisation estimates that two-thirds of the jobs lost globally due to Covid-19 belonged to women.According to ET Evoke report, various surveys find that achieving gender parity at work can add $28 trillion or 26% to global GDP by 2025. India alone could add $770 billion or 18% to its GDP by 2025 if it enabled half of its productive workforce
Summary. There has been a lot said about how women have done a better job leading during the Covid-19 crisis than men. According to an analysis of 360-degree assessments conducted between March …
LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, has launched the Opportunity Index 2021 report which has found that around 85% of women in India have missed out on raises and promotions because of their gender.