Gender Bias


'Gender Bias' - 43 News Result(s)

  • 90% Of People Are Biased Against Women, Says UN Study

    90% Of People Are Biased Against Women, Says UN Study

    Nearly 90 percent of the world's population -- of every gender -- holds some prejudice against women, according to a UN study published Wednesday, ahead of International Women's Day.

  • Apple Card and 6 Other Tech Tools Accused of Gender Bias

    Apple Card and 6 Other Tech Tools Accused of Gender Bias

    Apple became the latest tech giant to face criticism last week when customers of its new credit card service, including company co-founder Steve Wozniak, said it appeared to give men higher credit limits than women.

  • Google Moves to Curb Gender Bias in Google Translate

    Google Moves to Curb Gender Bias in Google Translate

    The move comes amid criticism that Google Translate often defaulted to masculine names when it converted text to another language.

  • Spanish Bid For Gender Neutral Constitution Sparks Row

    Spanish Bid For Gender Neutral Constitution Sparks Row

    Spain's Socialist government is seeking to erase gender bias in the constitution but the head of the Royal Spanish Academy, the custodian of the language, on Monday said the plan was unworkable.

  • "Shoaib And I Have Decided...": Sania Mirza Lets Out A "Secret"

    "Shoaib And I Have Decided...": Sania Mirza Lets Out A "Secret"

    Tennis champion Sania Mirza announced that "Mirza Malik" will be her child's last name. She was attending a panel on "Gender Bias" at the ongoing Goa Fest 2018.

  • 5 Supreme Court Judges to Decide If Women Can Be Punished For Adultery

    5 Supreme Court Judges to Decide If Women Can Be Punished For Adultery

    Whether women can be punished for adultery in India will be decided by a five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court. A 19th century criminal law provides for punishing only men, and not women, for adultery. Keeping in mind social progression, gender equity and sensitivity, earlier verdicts on this issue have to be revisited, the top court s...

  • Gender Bias At Workplaces: Men Preferred Over Women In Hiring, Shows Survey

    Gender Bias At Workplaces: Men Preferred Over Women In Hiring, Shows Survey

    New Delhi: Gender diversity may be a politically correct proposition, but when it comes to corporate hiring, the reality is men are preferred to women even if the two are equally qualified for the same job. This is one of the findings by a Randstad Workmonitor survey, where 55 per cent of overall respondents from India indicated that men are favour...

  • Quack Selling Medicine For 'Guaranteed Male Baby' Held In Gurugram

    Gurugram: A 60-year-old quack was arrested by the district administration’s Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PNDT) team on charges of selling medicine to “guarantee” the birth of a male child, police said on Tuesday. Gurugram Deputy Commissioner Hardeep Singh said a team, headed by the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), raided a clinic in Kherki Da...

  • TV Show Tackles Gender Issues In India, Becomes One Of The World’s Most Watched

    TV Show Tackles Gender Issues In India, Becomes One Of The World’s Most Watched

    New Delhi: A TV show that is shattering social taboos – from domestic violence and acid attacks to menstruation and child marriage – has become one of the most watched series in the world, attracting over 400 million viewers, the producer said. Scripted to challenge deep-rooted patriarchal attitudes and gender discrimination, “Main Kuch Bhi K...

  • Facebook Rejects Claims of Gender Bias for Code in Its Engineering Department

    Facebook Rejects Claims of Gender Bias for Code in Its Engineering Department

    "The Wall Street Journal is relying on analysis that is incomplete and inaccurate - performed by a former Facebook engineer with an incomplete data set," a Facebook spokesperson said.

  • More Women In Local Governments Help Reduce Gender Bias, Shows UN Report

    More Women In Local Governments Help Reduce Gender Bias, Shows UN Report

    New Delhi: Reservation for women in the Panchayati Raj institutions has helped reduce gender discrimination, said a United Nations report on Tuesday. According to the report, the representation of women in the local government has increased from 5 per cent in 1993 to 40 per cent in 2005, exceeding the mandated quota of 33 per cent. The United N...

  • To End Son Preference, Women Need To Be Empowered, Not Just Educated, Shows Study

    To End Son Preference, Women Need To Be Empowered, Not Just Educated, Shows Study

    By Charu Bahri/ IndiaSpend Mount Abu, Rajasthan: I wouldn’t be around to write this story if the Bahri clan I hail from – Hindus from that part of Punjab which is now in Pakistan – had not stopped practising female infanticide in the early 1900s, with my grandparents generation. But a century on, the practice appears to have hit an all-time h...

  • 'It's A Girl,' Says Astrologer. Pregnant Woman's In-laws React With Acid

    'It's A Girl,' Says Astrologer. Pregnant Woman's In-laws React With Acid

    Nellore, Andhra Pradesh: A pregnant woman in Andhra Pradesh’s Nellore is recovering from burn injuries after an acid attack by her in-laws. The attack on Girija came last month after an astrologer reportedly assured her mother-in-law that she was carrying a girl. S Girija, 27,  already has a one-and-a-half-year-old daughter. The police said tha...

  • Donald Trump's Stamina Attack On Hillary Clinton Stirs Talk Of Gender Bias

    Donald Trump's Stamina Attack On Hillary Clinton Stirs Talk Of Gender Bias

    Donald Trump and his Republican allies say Hillary Clinton is weak, lacks stamina and doesn't look presidential.

  • Activists March Against Ban On Women In Maharashtra's Trimbakeshwar Temple

    Activists March Against Ban On Women In Maharashtra's Trimbakeshwar Temple

    Keeping up the campaign against gender bias at places of worship, around 150 women under the banner of Bhumata Brigade today left for the famous Trimbakeshwar temple in Nashik district in Maharashtra seeking to break the bar on female devotees at the inner sanctum of the Lord Shiva shrine.

'Gender Bias' - 34 Video Result(s)

'Gender Bias' - 43 News Result(s)

  • 90% Of People Are Biased Against Women, Says UN Study

    90% Of People Are Biased Against Women, Says UN Study

    Nearly 90 percent of the world's population -- of every gender -- holds some prejudice against women, according to a UN study published Wednesday, ahead of International Women's Day.

  • Apple Card and 6 Other Tech Tools Accused of Gender Bias

    Apple Card and 6 Other Tech Tools Accused of Gender Bias

    Apple became the latest tech giant to face criticism last week when customers of its new credit card service, including company co-founder Steve Wozniak, said it appeared to give men higher credit limits than women.

  • Google Moves to Curb Gender Bias in Google Translate

    Google Moves to Curb Gender Bias in Google Translate

    The move comes amid criticism that Google Translate often defaulted to masculine names when it converted text to another language.

  • Spanish Bid For Gender Neutral Constitution Sparks Row

    Spanish Bid For Gender Neutral Constitution Sparks Row

    Spain's Socialist government is seeking to erase gender bias in the constitution but the head of the Royal Spanish Academy, the custodian of the language, on Monday said the plan was unworkable.

  • "Shoaib And I Have Decided...": Sania Mirza Lets Out A "Secret"

    "Shoaib And I Have Decided...": Sania Mirza Lets Out A "Secret"

    Tennis champion Sania Mirza announced that "Mirza Malik" will be her child's last name. She was attending a panel on "Gender Bias" at the ongoing Goa Fest 2018.

  • 5 Supreme Court Judges to Decide If Women Can Be Punished For Adultery

    5 Supreme Court Judges to Decide If Women Can Be Punished For Adultery

    Whether women can be punished for adultery in India will be decided by a five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court. A 19th century criminal law provides for punishing only men, and not women, for adultery. Keeping in mind social progression, gender equity and sensitivity, earlier verdicts on this issue have to be revisited, the top court s...

  • Gender Bias At Workplaces: Men Preferred Over Women In Hiring, Shows Survey

    Gender Bias At Workplaces: Men Preferred Over Women In Hiring, Shows Survey

    New Delhi: Gender diversity may be a politically correct proposition, but when it comes to corporate hiring, the reality is men are preferred to women even if the two are equally qualified for the same job. This is one of the findings by a Randstad Workmonitor survey, where 55 per cent of overall respondents from India indicated that men are favour...

  • Quack Selling Medicine For 'Guaranteed Male Baby' Held In Gurugram

    Gurugram: A 60-year-old quack was arrested by the district administration’s Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PNDT) team on charges of selling medicine to “guarantee” the birth of a male child, police said on Tuesday. Gurugram Deputy Commissioner Hardeep Singh said a team, headed by the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), raided a clinic in Kherki Da...

  • TV Show Tackles Gender Issues In India, Becomes One Of The World’s Most Watched

    TV Show Tackles Gender Issues In India, Becomes One Of The World’s Most Watched

    New Delhi: A TV show that is shattering social taboos – from domestic violence and acid attacks to menstruation and child marriage – has become one of the most watched series in the world, attracting over 400 million viewers, the producer said. Scripted to challenge deep-rooted patriarchal attitudes and gender discrimination, “Main Kuch Bhi K...

  • Facebook Rejects Claims of Gender Bias for Code in Its Engineering Department

    Facebook Rejects Claims of Gender Bias for Code in Its Engineering Department

    "The Wall Street Journal is relying on analysis that is incomplete and inaccurate - performed by a former Facebook engineer with an incomplete data set," a Facebook spokesperson said.

  • More Women In Local Governments Help Reduce Gender Bias, Shows UN Report

    More Women In Local Governments Help Reduce Gender Bias, Shows UN Report

    New Delhi: Reservation for women in the Panchayati Raj institutions has helped reduce gender discrimination, said a United Nations report on Tuesday. According to the report, the representation of women in the local government has increased from 5 per cent in 1993 to 40 per cent in 2005, exceeding the mandated quota of 33 per cent. The United N...

  • To End Son Preference, Women Need To Be Empowered, Not Just Educated, Shows Study

    To End Son Preference, Women Need To Be Empowered, Not Just Educated, Shows Study

    By Charu Bahri/ IndiaSpend Mount Abu, Rajasthan: I wouldn’t be around to write this story if the Bahri clan I hail from – Hindus from that part of Punjab which is now in Pakistan – had not stopped practising female infanticide in the early 1900s, with my grandparents generation. But a century on, the practice appears to have hit an all-time h...

  • 'It's A Girl,' Says Astrologer. Pregnant Woman's In-laws React With Acid

    'It's A Girl,' Says Astrologer. Pregnant Woman's In-laws React With Acid

    Nellore, Andhra Pradesh: A pregnant woman in Andhra Pradesh’s Nellore is recovering from burn injuries after an acid attack by her in-laws. The attack on Girija came last month after an astrologer reportedly assured her mother-in-law that she was carrying a girl. S Girija, 27,  already has a one-and-a-half-year-old daughter. The police said tha...

  • Donald Trump's Stamina Attack On Hillary Clinton Stirs Talk Of Gender Bias

    Donald Trump's Stamina Attack On Hillary Clinton Stirs Talk Of Gender Bias

    Donald Trump and his Republican allies say Hillary Clinton is weak, lacks stamina and doesn't look presidential.

  • Activists March Against Ban On Women In Maharashtra's Trimbakeshwar Temple

    Activists March Against Ban On Women In Maharashtra's Trimbakeshwar Temple

    Keeping up the campaign against gender bias at places of worship, around 150 women under the banner of Bhumata Brigade today left for the famous Trimbakeshwar temple in Nashik district in Maharashtra seeking to break the bar on female devotees at the inner sanctum of the Lord Shiva shrine.

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