Women and viewers from non-metros are driving online consumption. And there's data to prove it.According to a report released by video streaming platform Hotstar on December 10, women in 2019 are consuming 3.2 times more entertainment than last year and 45 percent of the total entertainment consumption comes from women.The 'India watch Report' further pointed out that men's share has dropped from 58 percent in 2018 to 55 percent this year.Close In fact, women were hooked on to cricket more than men this year. related news Panipat looks for a turnaround, Vidyut Jammwal's Commando 3 is profitable Ramya Krishnan nails it in Queen, promises to narrate life and times of late Jayalalithaa Women are watching 3.5 times more cricket this year as compared to 2018. The growth in time spent for men is 2.2 times.Another interesting fact the report highlighted was the video consumption by women in Maharashtra and Odisha which has grown 5.5 times compared … [Read more...] about Binge-watching catching on in non-metros; women viewers beat men in cricket viewership
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We know that the world’s poor feel the effects of climate change most acutely, but it turns out there is an even more vulnerable subset to that population: women. advertisement advertisement “Women and men do not experience climate change in the same way,” says Lorena Aguilar, senior advisor in the global gender office of IUCN, an international development NGO. Aguilar is one of a relatively small group of NGO leaders and diplomats that are advocating for greater inclusion of women at all levels of climate change work, and were pushing for gender equality and human rights mandates to be embedded in the final Paris agreement–ultimately to no avail. The UNFCCC designated December 8 as “gender day” at the conference, with a series of talks organized and reports released to help highlight work on the issue, but those involved in the negotiations say the final agreement fell well short of any meaningful commitment to address climate … [Read more...] about Are Women The Key To Solving Climate Change?
Gen X women are the “forgotten middle child” in the workplace, sandwiched between the baby boomers and millennials. Each is twice as large as the gen X workforce, and often twice as vocal about their achievements. advertisement advertisement According to data from the Development Dimensions International and The Conference Board’s Global Leadership Forecast, millennial women show a greater understanding of their future career path as leaders within their organization compared to gen X women. Millennial women leaders are also more likely than their gen X peers to indicate that they are advancing in their careers at an acceptable rate, according to the report. “Gen X women are caught in a ‘no woman’s land’ in the workplace,” says Tacy M. Byham, PhD, CEO of Development Dimensions International, a global leadership consultancy. It’s no surprise that gen X women feel squeezed between two generations. There were only 45 million … [Read more...] about Are Gen X Women Being Squeezed Out Of The Workplace?
On a corner in downtown El Paso, a sleek steel structure stands out on an avenue of warehouse complexes. The newly refurbished 50-year-old building rises above the dramatic red mountain skyline and a busy highway intersection that leads to Juarez, Mexico. advertisement advertisement It’s home to the Hotel Indigo, a new boutique inn whose industrial chic decor captures the region’s past and future: Cement floors and walls contrast with Southwestern-flavored cacti, adobe vases, and tapestries. The hotel opened last year as part of a larger experiment. If you plant a cool place in a deserted downtown, will the area bloom? The answer appears to be yes. The Indigo has helped usher in a new era for the strip, which was once a vibrant commercial hub. In the last two years, the neighborhood has become flush with art galleries, restaurants, cocktail bars, and a new baseball stadium. Three other hotels … [Read more...] about The Hunt For The Next Portland: Hoteliers Bet Big On Small City America
A Delhi court on December 10 reserved verdict for next week in the case of alleged kidnapping and rape of a woman by expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in Unnao in 2017.During in-camera proceedings, District Judge Dharmesh Sharma reserved the judgement for December 16 after hearing final arguments by the CBI and the accused in the case.The judge heard the case on a day-to-day basis from August 5 after it was transferred to Delhi from a court in Lucknow on Supreme Court's directions.Close The woman was allegedly kidnapped and raped by Sengar in 2017 when she was a minor. The court has also framed charges against co-accused Shashi Singh in the case. Sengar was expelled from the BJP in August 2019. related news United Kingdom General Election 2019: All you need to know about the ‘Brexit poll’ on Dec 12 India's electricity demand falls for fourth straight month: Government data The court had on August 9 framed charges against the MLA and Singh under Sections … [Read more...] about Delhi court reserves verdict for December 16 in Unnao rape case against Kuldeep Sengar