Do you know that in 18 countries, husbands can legally stop their wives from working?
Research clearly shows that gender biases are both real and costly to organizations.
What’s the point of being handed the mic, or given a podium to express our opinion, if our voices aren’t being heard?
No matter how progressive/woke/open-minded/tolerant we might be (or try to be), we too judge people based on their gender.
Recently, there was a tweet which was catching a lot of attention for talking about this issue. Dr Pragya Agarwal who is a behavioural and data scientist spoke about how her three-year-old was told off in class for carrying her favourite book for her circle time.
Credentials and capability should be centre stage in the workplace, not gender, says Valli Arunachalam.
Biases are formed due to parental or societal conditioning. They are governed by our cultural norms.
The question then is, are we the only parents who are trying desperately to break out of gender stereotypes? The answer is no, we have a small and dedicated tribe to call our own and we all are trying to raise gender-neutral kids if not feminist sons.
Valli Arunachalam has set off on a lonely battle to seek the property rights of female heir which should be as much as that of the male heir.
Objectification of women isn’t always loud and stark, as we see on the silver screen. It can often be sublime, existing right under our nose, paragraph after paragraph
As per a study conducted in 2018, gender bias kills 2,39,000 girls every year in India. Moreover, the figure doesn’t include girls who are aborted simply for their gender.
With 15.2 percent in 2019, India’s female representation on boards has been ranked at 23rd place out of 56 countries.