Relevant Reading

At This Rate, Women Won’t Make As Much As Men For At Least 75 Years

Working women likely won’t have pay equality with men in their lifetimes. Neither will their daughters. That’s one of the many depressing findings in a report out on Monday from… Read more »

How Venus Williams got equal pay for women at Wimbledon

This is a story from last year but one that we felt was important for the conversations we have been having. The gender wage gap isn’t a corporate issue alone… Read more »

“Nice Girls Don’t Negotiate” & Other Gender Myths

Women aren’t worse negotiators than men. It’s just that their negotiation strengths and weaknesses are little understood. It is widely believed that the gender pay gap – which the U.S…. Read more »

16 crore jobless women form India’s ‘Great Invisible Force’

Nearly 160 million women in India, 88% of which are of working age — that is between 15 to 59 years — just remain at home doing “household duties”, according… Read more »

Why PepsiCo CEO Indra K. Nooyi Can’t Have It All

ASPEN, Colo.—While interviewing Indra K. Nooyi, the CEO of PepsiC0, at the Aspen Ideas Festival Monday*, David Bradley, who owns The Atlantic, asked two questions that elicited as frank a discussion of… Read more »

Return of the working women as companies hire former employees

MUMBAI & NEW DELHI: This April, Axix Bank launched a programme called ‘Re-connect’, offering jobs to former women employees who have left the system in the past 10 years, in select states…. Read more »

Only 26% of 585 mn Indian women have any kind of formal relationship with bank: Usha Ananthasubramanian

Only about 26 percent of the 585 million women in India have any kind of formal relationship with a bank said Usha Ananthasubramanian, CMD of the Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB)… Read more »

Paternity Leave and Why Men Need Feminism Too

A dad who wants to stay at home, or take more time off, is not just considered less of a man, but less committed as an employee. That needs to… Read more »

Shebooks.net – Women Writers, Women Books

Not enough women are able to get their work published today—even the best women writers. Almost three-quarters of the bylines in leading print and digital publications belong to men. Shebooks.net decided to… Read more »

Over-Educated, Under-Paid and Most Likely Single: Women in Japan’s Academia

If you happen to be a young Japanese woman considering a career in academia, read on, scream bloody murder and ask someone – anyone! – to chain you to a… Read more »