GENDER GAP

  • India ranks 114 out of 142 nations on World Economic Forum's Gender Gap Report October 28, 2014

    New York: India has performed poorly in removing gender-based disparities, ranking 114 out of 142 countries in World Economic Forum's 2014 gender gap index, scoring below average on parameters like economic participation, educational attainment and health and survival. India's slipped 13 spots from its 2013's ranking of 101 on the Gender...
  • When it comes to gender gap, men play crucial role November 25, 2012

    Washington: Sorry, fellas, but President Barack Obama's reelection makes it official: Women can overrule men at the ballot box. For the first time in research dating to 1952, a presidential candidate whom men chose decisively Republican Mitt Romney lost. More women voted for the other guy. It's surprising it...
  • UN report: Men outnumber women globally October 21, 2010

    New Delhi: 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 in many areas, much needs to be done in closing the gender gap in areas like power and decision making...