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Delhi Government to launch new scheme to empower women, offer larger role in the economy

The survey showed that before the pandemic, unemployment among women was 26 per cent in February last year and it rose to 40 per cent in February 2021

Published on 9th March 2021
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Women have to work twice as hard to get the same salary: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on equal opportunities

The employment rate for women in Europe stands at 67 per cent, while that for men is 78 per cent

Published on 9th March 2021
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Tapping into women's huge potential win-win for their empowerment, eco growth: IMF's Gita Gopinath

Even as the pandemic demonstrated excellent contributions of women as leaders, health professionals, first-responders and caregivers, it is concerning that women have been hit disproportionately hard

Published on 9th March 2021
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Women's rights and leadership under threat due to pandemic: UN Women

The projections show that gender equality in the highest positions of power will not be reached for another 130 years

Published on 9th March 2021
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Women don't need support, we seek respect from our peers at the workplace: Welspun's Dipali Goenka at IITM Summit

The panel consisted of other women leaders- MD of Qualcomm Ventures, Varsha Tagare and one of Asia's first venture capital funds, Saha Fund Founder Ankita Vashistha

Published on 8th March 2021
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Google unveils USD 25 million in grants aimed at empowering women in India

Google.org's new Impact Challenge, a philanthropic initiative was unveiled on International Women's Day by CEO Sundar Pichai

Published on 8th March 2021
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India among five countries that account for half the number of child brides in the world: UNICEF

Worldwide, an estimated 650 million girls and women alive today were married in childhood, with about half of those occurring in Bangladesh, Brazil, Ethiopia, India and Nigeria

Published on 8th March 2021
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Women's Day: MHA says Rs 200 cr given to states to set up women help desks in police stations

Later, in a statement, the home ministry said to enhance safety and security of women in the country, it has taken several initiatives which are funded by the Nirbhaya Fund

Published on 8th March 2021
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Women playing leading role in India's quest to become Aatmanirbhar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

On the occasion of International Women's Day, he took to Twitter and shared a list of products he bought from women entrepreneurs of the country

Published on 8th March 2021
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Women's Day: First woman driver of Indian Railways drives Mumbai-Lucknow special train

Each year on March 8, International Women's Day is observed in order to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women

Published on 8th March 2021
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United Nations seeks leading role for Afghan women in peace

This is also an opportunity to showcase the strengths of Afghanistan's women leaders in all their diversity, the world body said

Published on 8th March 2021
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Dutee Chand on Women's Day: Every girl is a leader waiting to happen

While the COVID-19 pandemic affected people from all walks of life, it had an adverse impact on girls and women, further making it hard to achieve a social balance

Published on 8th March 2021
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Super-excited to manage police station on Women's Day: 30-year old woman SI in Kerala

The CM also noted that Kerala had become the first state in the country to set up an exclusive department for women after his government came to power

Published on 8th March 2021
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Women's Day: Suguna K teaches Tamil at a well-known TN school despite being visually-impaired. This is her inspiring story

Suguna K is visually-impaired and was earning merely Rs 200 a day doing odd jobs. However, she was determined to do something meaningful with her life. We find out more

Published on 8th March 2021
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Maharashtra CM lauds contribution of women 'COVID-19 warriors' in a video message

Thackeray said the pandemic threat is not yet over and in the last one year, women have stood like a rock supporting their families and fulfilled different responsibilities courageously

Published on 8th March 2021

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