gender equality Archive

108 Years: Wait for Gender Equality Gets Longer as Women’s Share of Workforce, Politics Drops

Despite the global gender gap narrowing slightly in 2018, proportionately fewer women than men are participating in the labour force or in political life Overall, the economic gender gap narrowed in 2018; however, access to health and education, and political empowerment suffered reversals Iceland remains the world’s most gender-equal country. At the current rate of

Global Citizenship Forum Holds Gender Equality Event at UN

New Delhi, October 3, 2018: An event on the topic “UN sustainable Development Goals – Beyond Gender Equality” was held by the Global Citizen Forum (GCF) at the United Nations. GCF hosted the event in association with Universal Peace Federation, ITV and the Association of American Physicians of Indian origin (AAPI). The event was held

Inclusive fashion Show for Gender Equality

Milan, Paris, London….…No this time Kolkata!! A unique Fashion Show was held on August 26, at a South Kolkata Hotel organized by Glamnation. The packed auditorium witnessed Third Gender Categories Models taking part in the Ramp Walk, along with famous models of fashion industry. Leading designers like Tejas Gandhi and Abhishek Naiya, were present to

Entrepreneur Nelofar Currimbhoy shares her view point on Gender Equality

  On the occasion of International Women’s day An afternoon soiree took place at Oxford Book store; Connaught Place on the occasion of International Women’s day. The topic for the panel discussion was Gender Equality. Gender discrimination which is still an enormous problem in the Indian society was debated upon in the presence of Nelofar

Gender Equality Fundamental for Business and Next Generation of Leaders, says Accenture Chairman and CEO

Gender Equality Fundamental for Business and Next Generation of Leaders, says Accenture Chairman and CEO Company commits to grow percentage of women new hires to 40 percent by 2017 NEW YORK; Nov. 19, 2015 – Gender equality is an essential element of an inclusive workplace, says Accenture (NYSE: ACN) Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme. “At

DEFENDING GENDER EQUALITY

Frederique Constant partnered with leading entertainment journal Variety and UN Women’s HeForShe campaign to host a landmark event on the subject of gender equality within the film industry. Taking place on Saturday 16 May, speakers include Academy Award®-nominated actress and producer Salma Hayek (FRIDA), Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (BRIDE & PREJUDICE), and actress Parker

IMF – Development Committee Communiqué

Joint Ministerial Committee of the Boards of Governors of the Bank and the Fund on the Transfer of Real Resources to Developing Countries Tokyo, Japan October 13, 2012 1. The Development Committee met today, October 13, 2012, in Tokyo. 2. The global economy remains vulnerable. Challenges persist in many developed economies, while growth is slowing