Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Tag Archives: Gender equality

Charlize Theron, Niki Caro unite for Gender Equality

REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch LONDON – Oscar-winning Monster actress Charlize Theron and Mulan director Niki Caro are working together on a female surfing movie for Netflix. Theron is producing the project and Caro is onboard to helm it. The film is inspired by the New York Times Magazine article, “The Fight For ...

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Sharmeen’s ‘AAGAHI’ nominated at Cannes Lions Int’l Festival

BIRMINGHAM: Two-time Academy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s awareness series ‘AAGAHI’ has been nominated at the 66th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. AAGAHI, which literally means awareness, is a public service campaign with an aim to educate women about their legal rights in Pakistan and is nominated for the Sustainable ...

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Women across Switzerland hold strike for equality

Women in Switzerland walked off the job, staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an end to sexual harassment and violence, AP reported. Discontent over sexism and workplace inequality is underpinning the “women’s strike,” while many are also demanding higher pay specifically for domestic workers, teachers and caregivers. ...

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Gender equality at work more than 200 years off: WEF

GENEVA: Women may be shouting louder than ever for equal treatment and pay, but a report out indicates it will take centuries to achieve gender parity in workplaces around the globe. The World Economic Forum (WEF) report said there had been some improvements in wage equality this year compared to ...

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