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Five more glass ceilings for women to smash

Which are the positions where the glass ceiling still hasn’t been smashed? Here is The Guardian’s picks. Tell us about other similar roles where you’d like to hear the glass… Read more »

Women in workforce gravitate to services; overall participation dips

The number of women working in the services sector in the country has seen a consistent rise over a span of eight years from 2004 to 2012, a trend not… Read more »

10 Indian women scientists you should be proud of

Ask anyone to name an Indian scientist and you can probably bet that most names will be male. IndiaBioScience, a non-profit initiative within the Life Science sector organised a Wikipedia… Read more »

Girl Power: 6 female leaders the public just wanted more of

Dilma Rousseff’s securing her job as Brazil’s president on Sunday for a second time mean she joins a select band of female leaders who have been re-elected to serve their… Read more »

Meet the female producers smashing Hollywood’s glass ceiling

What do Lincoln, E.T., The Color Purple, War of the Worlds, Jurassic Park, 12 Years a Slave, Eat Pray Love, A Mighty Heart, World War Z, Jane Eyre, Saving Mr. Banks,… Read more »

These 15 Women Dared To Break The Mould And Took Unconventional Career Paths

How often do you call an electrician and a woman shows up to fix your power supply? Or a policewoman chases all the criminals and saves the day? Have you… Read more »

Big in Japan: Frozen’s Feminist Rallying Cry

The film’s popularity has coincided with public outcry over sexism in Japan, where unlike in America, Disney marketing played up the movie’s empowerment message. Frozen, the Disney cartoon-musical that swept the US… Read more »

Hope for High-Tech Mothers

NEW YORK – Have two highly skilled women – with four babies and toddlers between them – finally found a way to achieve an ideal work-family balance? It looks as… Read more »

Breaking new ground, she rides ahead

Sifting through the darkness, she measures the distances between the rails on Kazakhstan’s first subway system, the Almaty Metro. Lifting her heavy boots to keep her feet moving forward, she seeks… Read more »

She too means business

There are no two opinions in India Inc that women deserve a place in the boardrooms. This is one reason why the private sector is seeing more women at the… Read more »