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Gender Inequality in Global Eye Health

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IMPRI Team It is estimated that 2.2 billion people around the world have some form of vision impairment, out of which 1 billion could have...

Historical Determinants of Gender Inequality

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Although women are disadvantaged in different walks of life everywhere, they enjoy much better status in some societies than others. Perception regarding women’s rights and abilities vary starkly across countries. For instance, while only 1.8% and 5.2% of respondents of the World Values Survey[1] agree with the statements that “men make better political leaders than women do” and “men should have more right to a job than women in times of scarcity” in Iceland, the corresponding numbers are 89.4% and 83% for Egypt. The averages from over 130,000 responses from 83 countries for the two statements are 36.1% and 32.4%, respectively.

Historical Determinants of Gender Inequality

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Simi Mehta, Ritika Gupta, Sunidhi Agarwal, Anshula Mehta, Nishi Verma Social attitudes toward women and their role in society show remarkable differences across countries, including...

Exacerbating Inequality: Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Women and Work

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Simi Mehta, Sunidhi Agarwal, Sakshi Sharda, Ritika Gupta, Anshula Mehta There has always been a wide gender gap in terms of job opportunities, wage gap,...

Gendered Impact of the Catastrophic Second Wave of COVID-19 Pandemic in...

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Ishika Chaudhary, Sakshi Sharda and Arjun Kumar Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of...

Care Giver Burden During Pandemic: ‘Gender Based’- Ms Poonam Kathuria

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To discuss the ways to tackle the spread of the second wave of pandemic in rural areas, the Centre for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies (CHURS) and Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi organized a Panel Discussion on “Rural Realities: Gujarat Practitioners’ Experiences in Tackling the Second Wave in Indian villages“ on May 14, 2021.

Gender-based Violence & Safety: Orchestrating the Role of Men, Women, Communities,...

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Simi Mehta, Anshula Mehta COVID- 19 among its myriad impacts has led to an increase in gender-based violence. There has been a rise in sexual...

Need to Measure Masculinity through the Lens of Gender Equality

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Simi Mehta and Anshula Mehta Gender inequality is so prevalent that it is witnessed even before the birth of a child. As a girl child...

Release of study Findings Rural Telephonic Time Use Survey Study in...

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IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute and Centre for Catalyzing Change (C3) High levels of female poverty, low female literacy and work participation rates, and...

Adivasi Women: Issues of Forest, Land, and Livelihood

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Simi Mehta, Anshula Mehta, Sunidhi Agarwal Adivasi constitutes 8.8 percent of the total population and 12 percent of the rural population. There are more than...

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