gender gaps

Women workforce underpaid in India: World Bank

October 13th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Women's weekly wages in India are 71 percent of men's in salaried work, a World Bank report said Wednesday.The 'Gender Equality and Development' report found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gender equality is smart economics: World Bank

September 19th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Gender equality is smart economics as countries which create better opportunities and conditions for women can raise productivity and improve outcomes for children, the World Bank ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Facebook plays critical role in Arab world’s social movements’

February 9th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 8 (IANS/WAM) Networking sites like Facebook and Twitter will continue to play a critical role in organising social and civil movements in the Arab world, a new report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India ranks very low on Global Gender Gap report

October 12th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 12 (ANI): India is ranked at 112 out of total 134 listed countries in the Global Gender Gap Report issued by World Economic Forum.Renowned Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, commenting ... Read more...

Posted in World |

West Bengal releases three district human development reports

July 12th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, July 12 (ANI): An in-depth study of three districts in West Bengal reveals that where you live can determine your well-being as there are wide variations in human development between districts ... Read more...

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Asia-Pacific region has one of the world’s worst gender gaps: UNDP

March 8th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.8 (ANI): While Asia and the Pacific can take pride in the region's vibrant economic transformation in recent decades, this has not translated into progress on gender equality.Discrimination and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pak stands at 127th position among 130 nations in new Global Gender Gap ranking

November 13th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 13 (ANI): The social and economic condition of the women in Pakistan was still pathetic and they were struggling for their livelihood and survival, said a new report on ... Read more...

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Raipurs tribal girls get an education and acquire vocational skills

November 7th, 2008 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Shiv Shankar Sarthi Raipur, Nov.7 (ANI): Several tribal girls of Raipur are getting access to education and acquiring vocational skills. A visit to the Manpur area on the outskirts of Raipur ... Read more...

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Pakistan women labour force participation is the lowest in the world, says report

January 29th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan.29 (ANI): Pakistan is almost at the lowest in the world ranking in the labour force participation of women and opportunity for women. In the Global Gender Gap Report of the World ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |