Tag: Women

No April Fools’ Day pranks for Microsoft employees, company issues memo

Microsoft hired more women post-LinkedIn acquisition

Women now represent 27.3 per cent of Microsoft’s and LinkedIn’s combined global workforce, the tech giant has revealed, adding that the addition of LinkedIn’s workforce has served to increase female representation overall. Outside of the LinkedIn acquisition, the percentage of women employed at Microsoft globally is 25.9 per cent —[Read More…]

Apple slips to 17th spot in '50 Most Innovative Companies' list: Report

Apple hiring more diverse workers but women

When it comes to gender equality, Apple has a long way to go. According to the company’s annual diversity report only about a third of its employees are women. The Cupertino-based iPhone maker’s annual “Inclusion & Diversity Report” said, as of July 2017, only 32 per cent of its workforce[Read More…]

Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive at last!

Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive for the first time in a landmark decision. So far, Saudi Arabia was the only nation in the world to curb women from driving. The Muslim-dominated ultra-conservative kingdom had attracted global criticism for years for detaining women who defied the ban. Reportedly, an[Read More…]

About 14 shopkeepers arrested for selling ‘bras, panties’ in open

About 14 shopkeepers were arrested by the district administration of Buner in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa for selling women’s undergarments in the open, The Express Tribune reported. “We received complaints from locals about open showcasing of women’s undergarments, including bras, panties and other materials,” Buner additional assistant commissioner, Zahid Usman Kakakhel said.[Read More…]

Stop targeting women in the name of religion

Stop targeting women in the name of religion

The platform that the internet offers ordinary people to write, create, comment and report has led to abundance of reaction. The reaction often turns into appreciation and often into a threat, abuse and nasty comments. In its initial years, Internet revolutionized the computer and communication world like never before in[Read More…]

She-box to ensure safety of women at workplace

She-box to ensure safety of women at workplace

In an attempt to ensure that women are safe in workspaces, the Union women and child development (WCD) ministry is launching an online complaint box. ‘She-box’ will ensure that help is now a mouse-click away for the women government employees who face sexual harassment at work. This online complaint box[Read More…]

Telangana: MLA Shankar Nayak arrested for Misbehaving with woman IAS officer

Telangana: MLA Shankar Nayak arrested for Misbehaving with woman IAS officer

Ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) MLA, Shankar Nayak was arrested today for misbehaving with a female IAS officer during a government event. He misbehaved with Mahbubabad district collector Preeti Meena during an official program on Wednesday. Following this, he was arrested on Thursday. Mahbubabad Police filed cases against Nayak under[Read More…]

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