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Watch Live: 2nd International Sustainability Conference – Day 2| Yin Yang session-3 on Policy, Community, Waste, Gender, Waste, Education and Outreach
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Watch Live: 2nd International Sustainability Conference – Day 2| Yin Yang session-3 on Policy, Community, Waste, Gender, Waste, Education and Outreach

https://youtu.be/8b0vkJyIrlQ Join the ISC2021 Virtual Conference (Workshops & YinYang Sessions) using the following Meeting ID & Password or Link: Meeting ID: 552 989 1947 Password: SPROUTS or by clicking on this Zoom Link: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/5529891947?... PS: Pls make sure your Zoom Display Name is the same as filled in the registration form.
Achieving gender equality in India: what works, and what doesn’t
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Achieving gender equality in India: what works, and what doesn’t

Achieving gender equality in India: what works, and what doesn't Achieving gender equality in India: what works, and what doesn't Smriti Sharma, United Nations University Discrimination against women and girls is a pervasive and long-running phenomenon that characterises Indian society at every level. India’s progress towards gender equality, measured by its position on rankings such as the Gender Development Index has been disappointing, despite fairly rapid rates of economic growth. In the past decade, while Indian GDP has grown by around 6%, there has been a large decline in female labour force participation from 34% to 27%. The male-female wage gap has been stagnant at 50% (a recent survey finds a 27% gender pay gap in white-collar jobs). Crimes against women show an upwa...
The media have muted the voices of women during COVID-19: can the tide be turned?
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The media have muted the voices of women during COVID-19: can the tide be turned?

The media have muted the voices of women during COVID-19: can the tide be turned? Journalists need to be sensitised to the need for gender representation in media content. Gallo Images/Getty Images Theodora Dame Adjin-Tettey, Rhodes University COVID-19 has distressed societies to the core. Among the fault lines it has exposed is the fact that gender bias remains rampant in news coverage. A recent special report – The Missing Perspectives of Women in COVID-19 News – shows that too few women experts have been quoted on the pandemic in the media. The study looked at South Africa, Kenya, India, Nigeria, the US and the UK. Put together by the International Women’s Media Foundation and commissioned by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the re...