A Productive Look is a blog by Jas Johl, a women's policy expert with a degree in Comparative Social Policy from Oxford University and a passion to share ideas about women's policy advances.

81% of Indian Women have never accessed the internet on their phones

81% of Indian Women have never accessed the internet on their phones

"The gender disparity is rooted in a culture that restricts autonomy for women. For instance, Indian women are more likely to”borrow” phones from friends and family than own their own device, according to GSMA. This technically isn’t the same as sharing a computer with a family—it highlights an element of seeking permission and thereby limiting usage. At a time when over a billion Facebook users access the site via mobile, 81% of Indian women have never accessed the internet on their phones."

Read the full Quartz piece, here

“Soy Yo” Video is an Ode to Little Brown Girls Everywhere

“Soy Yo” Video is an Ode to Little Brown Girls Everywhere

Gender a bigger factor in whether you'll ask for a raise than race

Gender a bigger factor in whether you'll ask for a raise than race