YS Sharmila Detained Amid 'Silent Protest' At Tank Bund
YSR Telangana Party President YS Sharmila was detained by the Hyderabad Police, on March 8. As per sources, Sharmila was holding a 'silent protest' with the party activists, when the city police arrested her. The protest was organised on the occasion of 'International Women's Day" to raise voices against crime against women in Telangana. She also blamed the Telangana Government for not taking action against the criminals.
Tags: YS Sharmila, YSRTP, Telangana Police, arrested, International women's day
Courtesy: The Hindu
Rajasthan CM Announces Free Bus Service For Woman
Ashok Gehlot, the CM of Rajasthan, announced a special offer for female citizens of Rajasthan. Marking the International Women's Day, the Congress-led Government announced free bus travel for a day to all women. The service started on March 7, and will continue till March 8. Announced on Holi, it will be of maximum benefit to those who are travelling after celebrating the festival of Holi-Dhulandi
Tags: ASHOK GEHLOT, Women, Rajasthan Government, Free Travel, International women's day
Courtesy: Zee News India
'Claim Your Public Place' Kochi Police Spreads Message Assuring Women Safety
The Kochi police started a campaign, 'Claim Your Public Place', on March 8, International Women's Day. The campaign will last for 3 days from March 8-10, assuring women's safety and freedom for them to visit public places during late hours. The campaign will be carried out in three different places in the City and the first campaign has started off at Queen's walkaway.
Tags: Kochi, Police, International women's day, Women Safety, campaign
KT Rama Rao Launches FLO Industrial Park On Women's Day 2022: Telangana
Telangana IT Minister KT Rama Rao, inaugurated State's first women owned FLO Industrial park, on International Women's Day, March 8. During inauguration, KTR said, the Rs 250 crore park is owned by women entrepreneurs, under the WE-Hub, an initiative to empower women. The new park, currently have been allotted to 25 women entrepreneurs, with 5 ongoing projects. The new establishment with several units will provide jobs to over 2,000 women.… read-more
Tags: KT Rama Rao, Industrial Park, International women's day, Women entrepreneurs, Telangana
Courtesy: Telangana Today
Free Entry For Women On Women's Day To Historical Monuments: Lucknow
The Lucknow district administration announced free entry for women to the historical monuments in the city, on March 8. "The Lucknow district administration and the Hussainabad Trust will give free entry to women in Chhota Imambara, and Bada Imambara," a notification issued by DM Abhishek Prakash. Notably, International Women's Day is a global day and also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.
Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, International women's day, Historical monuments, Global day
PM Modi Salutes 'Nari Shakti' On The Occasion Of International Women's Day
On the occasion of International Women's Day, PM Narendra Modi extended greetings and said the government will keep its focus on empowering women through various schemes. Taking to Twitter Modi said, "On Women's day, I salute our Nari Shakti and their accomplishments in diverse filed." Later, at the women's saint's camp at Dhordo, PM will address a seminar on International Women's Day where 500 women saints will attend the seminar.
Tags: PM Modi, International women's day, Nari Shakti, Twitter, PMO
International Women's Day, Government To Launch Events For Women
On Women's Day, March 8, the Indian government has planned a series of events to celebrate women-empowerment in India. PM Narendra Modi will address a seminar virtually on the role of women saints and their contribution, attended by 500 women. Furthermore, Union Minister Anurag Thakur will launch 108 motorcycles under the Mahila Suraksha Kavach for better mobility for the police, ensuring women's safety. In addition, more events are… read-more
Tags: International women's day, Women Safety, Women Empowerment, Modi Government , events
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Delhi Police Organizes Karate Championship On 2022 Women's Day
Delhi Police organized an All India Women's Karate Championship at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi on the eve of International Women's Day, March 7. Delhi Commissioner Rakesh Asthana and NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma inaugurated the event and congratulated the participants. "I think women who can learn self-defense can protect even their brothers," said Sharma, emphasizing on the need of changing mentality. Notably, on March 8, International… read-more
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Women In Nepal Run Carrying Husbands On Back; Sets Example Of Equality
Setting an example of gender equality, women in Nepal's Devghat village raced 100 meters carrying their husbands on their backs. Reportedly, the race was organized by the village council to mark International Women's Day and featured 16 couples. Organiser Durga Bahadur Thapa stated, "we want to send out a message that women also are capable and are no way less than men when it comes to strength and psychological well-being.”
Tags: Nepal, Gender Equality, Women Empowerment, International women's day
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Women Take Centre Stage At Farmers' Protests At Delhi Borders
Marking International Women's day 2021, women took centre stage at the ongoing farmers' protest against the contentious farm laws. One of the protest organisers stated that, for the day, the stage was managed by women, and the speakers were also women. Besides, the women at the protest sites debated on issues related to farming as well as the plights faced by the women farmers.
Tags: International women's day, Farmers' Protest, Farmer's Bill, Farm Laws
Courtesy: The Hindu