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  • Electrification in Indian households benefits men more than

    Electrification in Indian households benefits men more than women: Study

    India | December 26, 2019 12:43 IST

    As new areas gain access to basic levels of electricity, men in these households tend to dominate its use, according to a study conducted in India which suggests that men benefit more than women from such access. The study, published in the journal Nature Sustainability, highlights intra-household power dynamics as an important factor to consider for enabling more equitable energy access in developing countries.

  • India slips to 112th rank on WEF’s gender gap index; in

    India slips to 112th rank on WEF’s gender gap index; in bottom-5 on health, economic fronts

    Business | December 17, 2019 7:20 IST

    India has slipped four places to rank 112th globally in terms of gender gap amid widening disparity in terms of women's health and survival and economic participation -- the two areas where the country is now ranked in the bottom-five, an annual survey showed on Tuesday.