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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.

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It is rightly said that behind the success of every man, there is a woman. Gone are the days when a woman was just confined to the home and kitchen.

Women lose more work days than men due to illness: Study

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Knock off stubborn office fat, wellness expert shows how

Eating on the go, being chained to the desk while fighting deadlines, bingeing as well as travel among others can stealthily pile on the kilos to modern office goers, says wellness writer Namita Jain.

Work or home, no say for women in India!

There are just 10.9 per cent households in India headed by women compared to a massive 89.1 per cent of male headed households, according to a Census of India-2011 report.

What does it take to be a successful woman by 25?

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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.

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

Only 1 out of 10 women works in Delhi: Report

One would expect a substantial number of women working in a metro city like Delhi but a report released on Tuesday says otherwise.

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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.

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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.

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