gender inequality

India ranks 140 among 156 countries on WEF’s Global Gender Gap index

India ranks 140 among 156 countries on WEF’s Global Gender Gap index

April 5, 2021

Iceland is the world’s best country for gender equality and Afghanistan the worst, a World Economic Forum index shows. Overall, this year’s report finds that progress has stagnated, with widening gender gaps in political empowerment globally. That means at the current rate, i...

Read More
Bollywood movies breaking the shackles of social conditioning

Bollywood movies breaking the shackles of social conditioning

February 12, 2020

The trailer for movie Thappad which was released recently has garnered a great response from the audience with its content. The film deals with the issue of how physical violence in marriage has been normalised in our society while also capturing the society’s reaction to this ...

Read More
In an era of economic growth, women remain worse off

In an era of economic growth, women remain worse off

January 20, 2017

According to a recent report named ‘An economy for the 99 percent’ by Oxfam, an international confederation of charitable organisations focused on the alleviation of global poverty, the gap between rich and poor is far greater than had been feared. The report shows how our br...

Read More