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TN: Enrollments in gov't schools have gone up, says Social Welfare and Women Empowerment Minister

The minister appealed to parents to monitor their children and also have consultations with the teachers often about the coaching and other requirements

Published on 11th June 2022
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Menstruation in a muttuthurai: Why young women in these Tamil Nadu villages dread getting their period every month

Imagine being asked to move into an isolated room where every other woman in your village is forced to stay for the length of their period. That's what it feels like for women in these villages

Published on 13th November 2021
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Women empowerment essential for accelerated national progress, says Venkaiah Naidu

Naidu called upon the youth of the country to take inspiration from the sacrifices of the freedom fighters and strive towards a harmonious and inclusive society

Published on 6th November 2021
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Uttar Pradesh school walls to be painted with stories, slogans of women empowerment

The teachers have been asked to narrate stories related to women's empowerment and self-reliance to the students

Published on 29th August 2021
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Nari Shakti in Modi Cabinet: Why are India's number still so low?

Only 21 per cent of government ministers across the world are women and only 14 countries have 50 per cent or more women in their cabinets

Published on 20th July 2021
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Listen to my Case: Justice K Chandru’s new book looks back at 20 landmark judgements made when women approached the courts  

Former Madras High Court Judgel’s new book gives the account of twenty important cases involving women and their struggle for justice

 

Published on 3rd May 2021
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This former nano-scientist is helping kids and single moms acquire alternate skills that can help them fetch jobs

Once a nano-scientist, Pratibha Nalini now runs a skill development centre for kids and adults with the aim of making them financially independent

Published on 20th April 2021
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Gayathri Mohan is trying to raise awareness about entrepreneurship among women across industries

Gayathri S Mohan has contributed to almost every industry and sector in the country. Here's how she manages to inspire and be inspired through a range of initiatives

Published on 31st March 2021
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Women more powerful than men, but do not understand and are fooled by them: Rahul Gandhi to students 

Interacting with students at St Teresa's College for women, the 50-year-old leader also helped the students learn a basic lesson from a martial art on how to gather inner strength 

Published on 22nd March 2021
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Four NGOs to get grants under Facebook Pragati to boost women entrepreneurship

Tech4Good works towards providing open source technology solutions to non-profits and has so far enabled these for over 500 such enterprises across India

Published on 12th March 2021
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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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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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This portal is helping at-home women entrepreneurs get into the e-commerce game. Here's how

Maheela, a newly-launched online marketplace, has an array of handmade and homemade products by women. We find out more

Published on 20th January 2021
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Commonwealth Secreteriat and women sailing crew to fight marine pollution

The collaboration will help Commonwealth countries protect oceans and manage plastic pollution

Published on 21st January 2021

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