gender barriers

Meryl Streep’s look as Margaret Thatcher unveiled

February 9th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Two-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep's new image as Margaret Thatcher for the upcoming film 'The Iron Lady' has been unveiled for film fans.Shooting has just begun on the ... Read more...

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No gender discrimination at workplace? Not true!

January 8th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Researchers have said that even in today's times, gender discrimination at workplace is still very much alive and kicking.Men and women in jobs that are generally associated with ... Read more...

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People in non-traditional jobs judged more harshly

December 9th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) People are likely to be judged more harshly for mistakes if they're in a job that's not traditionally associated with their gender, researchers say."The reason I got ... Read more...

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Gaga, Beyonce named world’s most powerful women

October 7th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Singers Lady Gaga and Beyonce Knowles have been named in the top ten of the 2010 Forbes Most Powerful Women In The World list.The pop stars, ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama tops ‘2010 World’s 100 Most Powerful Women’ list

October 7th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
America’s First Lady, Michelle Obama has been named as the most powerful woman in the world by Forbes Magazine.This year’s annual Forbes Magazine’s list of most powerful women ranked the First Lady ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley on Newsweek cover

July 17th, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Emerging Indian American political star Nikki Haley has made it to the cover of Newsweek with a story on her transformation from "obscure state representative" to front ... Read more...

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Rukmini Devi breached gender barriers through Bharatanatyam (IANS Book Review with Image)

April 6th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Book: Rukmini Devi - A Life; Author: Leela Samson; Publisher: Penguin-Viking; Price: Rs.500.In 1935 Rukmini Devi brought the ancient dance form Sadir, later known as Bharatanatyam, back to life on ... Read more...

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Gangubai Hngal - the rising octave that transcended barriers (Obituary)

July 21st, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A rebel who broke caste and gender barriers, a perfectionist and a singer par excellence - this is how Hindustani classical vocalist Gangubai Hangal will always be ... Read more...

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