The pandemic is exposing and exacerbating the considerable hurdles women face in achieving their rights and fulfilling their potential, said Antonio Guterres.
Should biological differences justify gender inequality in society or become a determining factor, when it comes to how women are treated?
It’s hard to develop an inclusive and sustainable way of living when the effort being put in by half of the world’s population is being ignored blindly.
Feminism, over the years, has been twisted as a hackneyed excuse for women to trample over men. Repeatedly explaining to people the difference between misandry and feminism is not enough. The intersectional lens refutes that it is a man vs woman problem.
Only by finding and erasing transgenerational beliefs and patriarchal voices in our head can women truly be liberated.
The limited gains in gender equality and women’s rights made over the decades are in danger of being undone due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This lockdown as we deal with one pandemic, let’s try and take the correct measures forward to contain the other as well.
Women tend to introspect more and hence come up with a concrete solution to most of the conflicts. Conflict Resolution is vital as it determines the overall flow of vibes in a team
Social Judgment for being a woman acts as an invisible barrier in women’s progress. Globally, 50 percent of people say they think men make better political leaders, while more than 40 percent feel that men make better business executives.
The survey found that more women are opting out of the labour force and indulging in household work. A whopping 60 per cent women in India in the age bracket of 15-59 years are engaged in full-time household work.
Longstanding gender inequality means that within regions of the world that are particularly vulnerable to climate change, women are likely to suffer more than men.
Gender parity is a statistical measure that compares a particular indicator among women, like average income, to the same indicator among men.