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Parliament passes new maternity rules - All you need to know

Parliament passes new maternity rules - All you need to know

The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016, to provide a slew of benefits to the working women.

Chhattisgarh govt withdraws chapter which said `working women responsible for rising unemployment`

Chhattisgarh govt withdraws chapter which said `working women responsible for rising unemployment`

The BJP government in Chhattisgarh has decided to withdraw a controversial chapter in its Class X Social Science textbook which said that working women are one of the causes of unemployment in the country.

'Working women responsible for rising unemployment'

'Working women responsible for rising unemployment'

In a major embarrassment to the BJP government here, a portion in the class 10 textbook in Chhattisgarh has come to light as it blames 'working women' for rising unemployment.

Textiles ministry makes case for women to work on night shifts

The Textiles Ministry on Monday made a case for amending labour laws to allow women to work at night in apparel factories and provide overtime for workers to help make the sector globally competitive.

18% of single working women make own investment decisions: Study

"Only a minuscule 23 percent of the surveyed working women claim to be sole decision makers, when it comes to making their own investments.

India ranks 28th in women representation on cos boards

Women account for nearly 40 percent of the total workforce of India Inc, but their presence is less than seven percent when it comes to board-level positions, a survey has found.

Women tycoons earn more than male peers: Study

While part-time women workers are ahead of part-time men by more than five percent, among full-time workers in their 20s, wages for men are less than half a percentage point ahead of those for women.