WORKING WOMEN

  • Working professionals question women's safety in Delhi 4 days ago

    Three working professionals narrate their tale of harassment on the streets of Delhi. They also questioned the government on why there were not enough streetlights, patrolling being done. ...
  • Divorce litigation is a long winding process: Fazaa ShroffGarg July 4, 2013

    How do I file for divorce in India? How do I identify a good lawyer? What are the grounds on which I can file for divorce? What goes into deciding who gets custody of the children? How much alimony will I have to pay? How much does it cost? Divorce...
  • Indian women professionals ahead of those in US: report April 2, 2013

    Washington: India's women professionals are realising their career ambitions remarkably well and are far ahead of their counterparts in the United States, Germany, and Japan in some critical ways, according to a latest report. This is besides succeeding at the difficult balancing act that confronts the vast majority of working...
  • Women unwilling to work in night shift after Delhi gangrape: Survey January 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Women are scared and hesitant to work in night shifts after the gangrape and murder of 23yearold paramedical student in Delhi, according to an Assocham survey. The survey reveals that women are afraid of working in night shifts as they feel that there is a lot of risk...
  • More young women falling prey to heart diseases: study September 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Ahead of the World Heart Day on September 29, new studies have revealed that more women are falling prey to heart diseases, breaking the myth about men being at a greater risk. Stress can be one of the major reasons for rising heart diseases among young women. Rohini, a...
  • Working women in India put career ahead of family May 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Working women in urban areas give precedence to their career and professional ambitions over plans to start a family, a study said on Thursday. The survey was conducted on about 1,200 married, young working women and home makers in cities like Ahmedabad, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Pune. Over...
  • Bombay HC questions women's working hours July 5, 2011

    Mumbai: Calling for a change in mindset, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday observed that if men are allowed to work late hours then why should there be a restriction on the working hours for women. "Why is it that men work till 1:30 in the night but women should work...
  • Women in finance feel overlooked, underpaid June 8, 2010

    Sydney: Most women working in the financial sector feel overlooked, underpaid and underrepresented at executive level even if they have chosen not to have children for their career, according to an Australian survey. The survey of 817 male and women finance industry professionals, by the Financial Services Institute...
  • 68 pc career women suffer from lifestyle diseases: Study March 7, 2009

    New Delhi: More than twothird of working women in India suffer from lifestyle diseases, according to a survey conducted by an industry lobby on the eve of Women's Day on Sunday. The study, released on Saturday by the Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Assocham), said 68 per cent of working...
  • Working women: nation's strength, world's hope October 30, 2008

    Berlin: A pitbull with lipstick may not be every woman's idea of a role model. Indeed, many liberal women hate everything archRepublican US vice presidential candidate and selfproclaimed hockey mom Sarah Palin stands for, even as conservatives are enamoured by her downtoearth leadership style and jokes such as one comparing...
  • Working moms in Mumbai will get help at office May 16, 2008

    Mumbai: Working mothers in Mumbai could soon get a helping hand with their children. The Mumbai Municipal Corporation has proposed that new commercial hubs and office complexes should have space for day care centres. The rule would ensure that workingwomen in the city get childcare facility in their offices. "Many working mothers...
  • Most women work with low salaries: Report March 8, 2008

    New Delhi: A large number of women work with low salaries and without any social protection, says a new report of International Labour Organisation. "More women are working than ever before, but they are also more likely than men to get lowproductivity, lowpaid and vulnerable jobs, with no social protection, basic...
  • Women paid 16 per cent less than men: Report March 4, 2008

    Melbourne: A new global report has found that women workers are paid 16 per cent less than their male counterparts across the world. The International Trade Union Confederation report on pay equity, which focuses on the different earnings of women and men in 63 countries around the world, found the average...
  • Five tax laws that need to be amended this budget February 26, 2008

    As a part of our awardwining campaign, Axe The Tax, CNNIBN went to the Finance Ministry to present a proposal on five tax laws that should be amended. But balancing the views of people could be a difficult task for the Finance Minister in what will be his last full...
  • Kids of working women fatter: Study May 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Working women became a mantra in the 1980s as American women entered the workforce en masse. It was around this time that American kids started packing on the pounds. ...
  • NE has highest number of working women May 4, 2007

    New Delhi; A national sample survey found that the north eastern region had the highest percentage of working women in rural and urban areas. A Press Information Bureau (PIB) press release in Shilong on Friday said that the highest percentage of working women was in Nagaland (50.4 per cent), while Mizoram...
  • Women give men run for their money March 8, 2007

    New Delhi: All the Indian women out there at work, take a bow! For, you have just beaten your male counterparts hands down in the employment growth rate. Indian women have outshone men in terms of employment growth rate with a 3.35 per cent rise in employment between 1998 and 2004...
  • B'lore safest city for working women September 19, 2006

    New Delhi: Women working in metros like Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Delhi suffer least mental harassment against those employed in Ludhiana, Kolkata and Pune. A survey on 'Night Shift for Women' conducted by industry chamber Assocham has also revealed that women employees across the country face maximum...