Topic: Gender Equality
The Supreme Court of India has released a handbook to combat gender stereotyping which, as it has observed, clouded the judgments of several High Courts in the matters related to sexual and gendered violence.
Achieving full gender equality, one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), could take close to 300 years if the current rate of progress continues, according to a report
Although the federation has claimed that it is interested in achieving gender equality its efforts are lacking in the eyes of the women, whose lawsuit read, "The USSF has paid only lip service to gender equality and continues to practice gender-based discrimination against its champion female employees."
Unpaid work done by women across the globe amounts to a staggering USD 10 trillion a year, which is 43 times the annual turnover of the world’s biggest company Apple, an Oxfam study said Monday.
"This is one part of an overall package to help universities, but I also believe it is up to the presidents of the Irish universities to respond to the challenge," O'Connor said. While the plan has been widely hailed as a positive step by women's rights groups across the country, data shows that closing the gender inequality gap will take time.