Arab Women

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World Economic Forum Ranks Afghanistan As Worst Country In Terms Of Gender Equality

The World Economic Forum (WEF) in a report, ranked Afghanistan as the worst country in terms of gender equality. Out of the 146 countries that were surveyed, Afghanistan was ranked 146th. Reportedly, the parameters considered for the evaluation of gender parity were economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, health and survival, and political empowerment. Meanwhile, Pakistan was ranked as the second-worst country in terms… read-more

Fri, 15 Jul 2022 - 08:15 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Gender Equality, Afghanistan, Taliban, Women Empowerment, World Economic, Forum

Courtesy: ANI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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PM Modi Urges People To Promote Women-Led Self-Help Groups On His Program 'Mann Ki Baat'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to promote women-led Self Help Groups (SHGs) in his monthly radio broadcast Mann Ki Baat on May 29. He stated SHGs encourage women empowerment and provide encouragement to "Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan." PM Modi said the Thanjavur Doll is writing a new narrative of female empowerment. He further said the project is known as "Tharagaigal Kaivinai Porutkal Virpanai Angadi," and is supported by 22 SHGs. … read-more

Sun, 29 May 2022 - 01:35 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Self Help Groups, Mann Ki Baat, Women Empowerment, Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan

Courtesy: ANI

Protium Company

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6 New Work Policies To Empower Women; Announces Protium Finance

Leading Engineering-Finance company, 'Protium' launched six women oriented policies to provide a healthy work environment for female employees. In order to maintain personal-professional balance, flexi-work hours, menstrual leaves, referral policy, adoption leave policy and ticket to work policy have been introduced. However, the decision to include such policies for women was based on expert advice after evaluation, and will hopefully … read-more

Sun, 13 Mar 2022 - 03:50 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Protium, Bengaluru Company, Women Empowerment, Flexible work, Exclusive

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CM M K Stalin

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Tamil Nadu CM To Give Women Head Of A Family Housing Plan

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin announced Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development Board's tenements would favour women house heads in the State. Celebrating Women's Day, the MK Stalin addressed the DMK's Women Wing and assured benefits to women of the State. The THUHDB scheme is similar to previously announced M Karunanidhi scheme, which gave preference and favours to women beneficiaries. Furthermore,opposition AIADMK, the State Police also organised… read-more

Wed, 09 Mar 2022 - 10:01 AM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: Tamil Nadu, Tamil Nadu Government, M K Stalin, Women Empowerment, Tamil Nadu Elections

Courtesy: The Indian Express

PM Narendra Modi addressing the nation

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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

Tue, 08 Mar 2022 - 12:18 PM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: International women's day, Women Safety, Women Empowerment, Modi Government , events

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

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Priyanka Gandhi Slams CM Yogi, BJP & SP: UP Assembly Elections

General Secretary of Congress Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on February 23, slammed the BJP and SP, for diverting people attention. During the UP Assembly elections, Gandhi said the opposition are focusing on terrorist act, avoiding women issues, unemployment and other youth issues in the State. She slammed CM Yogi Adityanath for not speaking of stray cattle issue, but lecturing people over terrorism, diminishing common people's issue. 

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 02:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: up assembly elections, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Indian National Congress, Unemployment, Women Empowerment

Nirmala Sitharaman

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Union FM Presents Budget 2022-2023; Focuses On Women, MSMEs & Farmers

Union FM Nirmala Sitharaman, on February 1, presented the Union Budget 2022-2023. This year's budget has a main focus on women, children, infrastructure development, farmers and technology development. National Highways, medical infrastructure and startup funding for micro, small and medium enterprises are also under the budget, announced by Sitharaman. Sitharaman said, "we strive to provide a necessary ecosystem for middle class". This year… read-more

Tue, 01 Feb 2022 - 01:31 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Union Budget Session, FM Nirmala Sitharaman, FY2022-2023, Women Empowerment, Infrastructure

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AFC cup trophy

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Experienced Women Officials Assigned For AFC Asian Cup India

Several experienced women officials have been assigned to the upcoming AFC Women's Asian-Cup India, scheduled from January 20. For 12 participating teams, a total of 32 officials, which include, 16 referees and assistant-referees from 15 football-associations, will take charge in around 29 matches. A statement reads that "AFC has organised various workshops to ensure the highest standards of refereeing are maintained in the said cup."

Thu, 06 Jan 2022 - 07:00 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: sports, Women Empowerment, Delhi, Asian Cup, Games

Courtesy: ANI

Kosamba Station with Madhubani Painting

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Kosamba Railway Station Adorns Walls With Madhubani Paintings: Surat

Surat's Kosamba railway station has adorned the walls with world-famous Madhubani paintings depicting memories from Ramayana as well as promoting women empowerment. It is believed that the "passenger experience" would be made memorable. "The artwork in the station has also helped the COVID-19 hit Madhubani artists financially," DCM Purshottam Kumar told ANI. Reportedly, revamping of Kosamba railway station was done by a private… read-more

Wed, 29 Dec 2021 - 02:54 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Surat, Madhubani Painting, Kosamba, Ramayana, Women Empowerment

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Priyanka Gandhi released women's manifesto

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Priyanka Gandhi Launches 'Women's Manifesto': UP Assembly Election

Congress General secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on December 8 launched the 'women's manifesto' in Lucknow. During the launch, Gandhi said that we should give equal rights to empower them and get them respect in society. Congress promises to give women smartphones and electronic scooters on an educational basis, according to the manifesto. Notably, the party already announced ''40% representation to women'' on tickets in the 2022 Uttar… read-more

Wed, 08 Dec 2021 - 06:30 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Election Manifesto, Lucknow, Congress, Women Manifesto, Women Empowerment

Courtesy: ANI