Women empowerment

ग्राम पंचायत स्तर पर महिला सशक्तिकरण की क्या है सच्चाई

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 01:48

देश में महिला राष्ट्रपति और महिला पीएम, सीएम से लेकर खिलाड़ियों तक की बात खूब की जाती है. उनके जरिए महिला सशक्तिकरण की कहानी भी गढ़ी जाती हैं. इन कहानियों के बीच महात्मा गांधी के बेहतर पंचायती राज का सपना याद आता है. पंचायतें शासन की सबसे छोटी ईकाई हैं और इनके जरिए शासन समाज से सबसे बेहतर ढंग से जुड़ता है. इन पंचायतों की नजर से महिला सशक्तिकरण को देखने पर तस्वीर कितनी साफ होती है?


Apple joins Malala Fund to empower girls in India, world

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:38

London, Jan 22 Aiming to empower girl education in India and other countries, Apple on Monday announced support for the Malala Fund -- led by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai -- which is focused on advocating every girl's right to 12 years of free, safe and quality education.


India can only progress when women are empowered: Modi

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 22:32

New Delhi, April 13, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that modern India can progress only if women are empowered, and that whenever given a chance, women have outperformed men.


Vulnerability is a woman's strength: Esha Gupta

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 16:08

Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress Esha Gupta, who essays an interesting character in the forthcoming action-thriller "Commando 2: The Black Money Trail", believes that women have the power to be vulnerable and strong at the same time.


Can't afford bypassing women from equal opportunities: Big B

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 21:42

Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Friday emphasised that India can't afford to continue bypassing women from equal opportunities in the workforce if the nation hopes to become the world's third largest economy by 2030.


Surge in female contestants, not MLAs

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:02

Female contestants increased across the four states that went to polls recently - but not legislators - and three times as many women contested in Kerala compared to the 2011 elections, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of electoral data.


Women prefer jobs that have fewer applicants

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 13:04

New York, May 13 (IANS) When applying for a job, women seek positions with fewer applicants than men - a factor that could partly explain why we see fewer of them in the corporate boardrooms, new research suggests.