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Fewer women at top due to glass ceiling: Women entrepreneurs


August 7th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Although more and more women are joining the workforce in India, a glass ceiling is keeping them away from top positions, women entrepreneurs feel.Participating ... Read more...

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African women set to drive continent’s resurgence: AU official (Interview)


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 23 (IANS) It's a dream come true for African women, says Litha Musyimi-Ogana, the African Union's chief pointsperson on gender issues as she hails the election of ... Read more...

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Africa pushes for greater democracy, crisis resolution (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 17 (IANS) African leaders ended their 19th biannual summit that saw the election of the first female head of the African Union Commission and a renewed pledge ... Read more...

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Race for AU’s top job moves into overdrive


July 13th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 13 (IANS) The 19th African Union summit has kicked off in this Ethiopian capital with all eyes set on intense lobbying for what is touted as the "mother ... Read more...

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Clinton feels it’s time to get off ‘high wire’


May 7th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) After decades of being in politics, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday that it might finally be time to "get off the high ... Read more...

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‘Women yet to break through the glass ceiling’


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Recognising the significant progress made by women in over six decades of independence, panelists at a seminar here, however, lamented that barring a sector or two, ... Read more...

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EU official seeks gender balance in company boards


March 6th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 6 (IANS) EU justice commissioner Viviane Reding Monday called on Europe to break the "glass ceiling" for women in company boards, as a latest report shows that only ... Read more...

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For daughters, corporate shoes of father pinch sharper


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) It's not easy to step into the shoes of a father who is a corporate leader, particularly when you are his daughter -- since the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Women salary is secondary source of income: Survey


August 26th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Women's salary is a secondary source of household income with 83 percent of women earning less than their husbands, according to a survey by knowledge ... Read more...

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Why female bosses wreck other women’s promotion hopes


April 11th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11 (ANI): A study has found that a female boss is more likely to wreck a woman's promotion prospects in male-dominated environment.Instead, women who do break through the glass ceiling ... Read more...

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Women in news media in India are under-represented: Study


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): A new study has found that women in India working for news media are under-represented.The survey of 170,000 people in 522 news companies by the International Women's Media ... Read more...

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Women breaking glass ceiling in Malayalam film industry


February 28th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 28 (IANS) First Bollywood and now the Malayalam film industry. Women are making inroads in the male-dominated territory of filmmaking, quitting cushy jobs and breaking away from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

3 out of 4 women face barriers to top-level promotion in UK


February 21st, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): A survey has suggested that nearly three quarters of women in Britain still face barriers when it comes to getting top-level promotions.The research for the Institute of Leadership ... Read more...

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No takers for women managers in athletics


February 10th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) The "glass ceiling" for women administrators in college athletics may be cracked, but is not completely broken.Those who think double standards for women have been relegated to the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘No glass ceiling for women in India’


February 7th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Succesful Indian women believe there is no glass ceiling for women in India though Indian men still struggle to be supportive of their aspirations and women ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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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57 mn more men than women globally: UN report (Lead)


October 21st, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) There are 57 million more men than women globally, a UN report said.While much progress has been made in ensuring the equal status of women and men ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India first developing nation to chair UN forum on media


March 25th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) India Thursday broke the glass ceiling to become the first developing country to head the 39-nation council of the International Programme for Development of Communication (IPDC), a ... Read more...

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Are women programmed for failure?


February 10th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) Leadership positions in business have proven to be precarious for women. Female business leaders are more likely to be appointed to powerful leadership positions when an organisation is ... Read more...

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Nehru Jacket in the ‘Tavern on the Green’ auction fetches $5000


January 20th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famed ‘Tavern on the Green’ auction went on for 3 days and it finally concluded on Friday. And during these 3 days, around 25,000 ... Read more...

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`Aapka Swagat Hai’, Obama tells PM at star-studded dinner (Lead)


November 25th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) Under a glowing white marqee with a glass ceiling and chandeliers, US President Barack Obama toasted Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the lawns of ... Read more...

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First women navigators commissioned in Indian Navy (With Images)


November 20th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 20 (IANS) Another glass ceiling was broken Friday as two women were commissioned into the Indian Navy as navigators in the flying branch, in a way also becoming the first ... Read more...

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Diplomats pay homage to India’s first woman diplomat


November 8th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Senior Indian Foreign Service officers and colleagues Sunday paid homage to C.B. Muthamma, the country's first woman diplomat, describing her as "the stuff of legends" and thanking ... Read more...

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‘Obamas are a typical juggling American family’


November 6th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Whether it's nurturing a vegetable garden in the White House or tending to their children's needs amid all their work, the Obamas are like any other American ... Read more...

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Brit women ‘weathering recession better than men’


August 27th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Britain's working women are better at coping with recession than men, according to a new study.The study involving 46,000 adults showed that labour turnover among women has dropped ... Read more...

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Brit minister accuses Brown of using women ministers as ‘female window dressings’


June 6th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun.6 (ANI): Caroline Flint, who resigned as Britain's Europe Minister, has accused Prime Minister Gordon Brown of using his women ministers as mere 'female window dressings.'"Several of the women attending ... Read more...

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We need to undertake challenge of providing gainful employment: Ansari


April 28th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Tuesday acknowledged an immediate need to undertake the challenge of providing gainful employment to millions of youth, who are in need ... Read more...

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Anger bursts can boost career prospects, better personal life


March 1st, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): If you want to rise in your profession and attain true happiness, then get angry. Thats the conclusion of a new study which suggests staying cool can ... Read more...

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Women journalists in India yet to break the glass ceiling: Leela Menon


November 16th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 16 (IANS) Veteran journalist Leela Menon, who was the first woman in the state to join the profession, Sunday opined that women in Indian media are yet to break the ... Read more...

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Palin energizing American women from all walks of life


September 10th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.10 (ANI): Since her rapid transition from an obscure Alaska governor to Republican vice presidential nominee, Sarah Palin has reenergized the presidential race and further polarized it. According to the Washington ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton not interested in being nominated `President” at Democrats convention


August 1st, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.1 (ANI): New Yorks junior Senator Hillary Clinton has decided against being nominated for President at the Democrats'' Denver convention, but many of her more die-hard partisans say that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UK top cop accused of overlooking black and Asian staff for promotion’


June 24th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Sir Ian Blair, Britain's most senior policeman, has been accused of overlooking black and Asian detectives for promotion in favour of his "favourite sons and daughters". Commander ... Read more...

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Female lawyers less likely to make partner: Study


June 1st, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, June 1 (ANI): A new study from University of Iowa has revealed that female lawyers are more likely to practice in firm, but are less likely to make a partner.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Wipro launches WoW initiative on International Womens Day


March 8th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by admin
By K.G.VasukiBangalore, Mar 8 (ANI): Its time for yet another WoW, from Wipro, through its launch of its Women of Wipro (WoW) initiative, coinciding with the international Womens Day.Wipro honoured its ... Read more...

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2 in 3 older Brit women main breadwinners in their families


November 14th, 2007 - 2:17 am ICT by admin
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