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WOMEN EMPOWERMENT NEWS

At Tehran garage, Iranian woman polishes cars and her dreams

May 03, 2021 1:10 pm

"I have sort of broken taboos," Roohani said at the garage, where she carefully coats cars with attention-getting gleams and scrapes sludge from their engines. "I faced opposition when I chose this path."

What’s a Man: A podcast that attempts to unravel toxic traits in men

April 15, 2021 4:49 pm

"Everyone assumes educated middle and upper class men have no real problems; that men are the problem..."

Training session for women launched in Haryana

March 18, 2021 1:30 am

The training centre conducts programmes for women in four disciplines: cutting-tailoring, beauty culture, computer operation and English speaking.

Towards a gender-sensitive post-pandemic world

March 15, 2021 11:13 pm

It is time to reflect on women’s role in how we build back better from the pandemic.

Two-way street: women’s empowerment and economic development

March 08, 2021 3:47 pm

Government programmes to expand space for women in entrepreneurship should be backed by all stakeholders.

Women’s Day 2021 Live Updates: A celebration of empowering stories, pouring in of heartfelt wishes

March 09, 2021 2:21 pm

Happy Women's Day 2021 Wishes Images, Quotes Live Updates: The theme for this year's International Women's Day is #ChooseToChallenge. It indicates that a "challenged world is an alert world, and from challenge comes change"

False hierarchy of gender, caste practices has devalued domestic work. Pandemic has sharpened this inequality

January 24, 2021 10:41 am

This fundamental inequality robs women of self-worth, but also stunts men into pre-fabricated social roles. It radiates out of the home into the public sphere.

Maharashtra’s 'gender budget' for FY 2020-21 unfavourable towards women's empowerment: UNICEF study

December 12, 2020 11:21 pm

The findings reveal that there have been no interventions for physical health disorders prevalent among women and no allocations for counselling centres for women’s mental health issues, while health insurance for sex reassignment surgeries for transgender persons is not allotted.

Combined power of social media and fashion is limitless: ‘Fashion activist’ Aishwarya Sharma

December 04, 2020 9:27 am

"It is unfortunate that fashion bloggers in India are considered frivolous; fashion really lifts people and their sense of understanding and awareness," she says

Scotland becomes first country in the world to make sanitary products free; can India follow suit?

November 27, 2020 7:23 am

While there are small-scale initiatives that make available sanitary pads at nominal rates, 70 per cent Indian women do not have access to sanitary napkins, as per a Nielsen survey conducted in October 2010

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