Women Empowerment(Search results - 27)
IndiaJan 21, 2021, 7:04 PM IST
Girl power to the fore: Girl cadets increase by 33% from 28% in NCC
The number of girl cadets in National Cadets Corps has increased to 33 per cent in an effort to moving forward towards women empowerment, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday. Earlier, there were only 28 per cent girl cadets in the NCC
IndiaJan 5, 2021, 2:01 PM IST
Caring for the girl child: For last 12 years, man distributes cakes worth thousands on his birthday
A baker in Gujarat gifts cakes to girls who are 5 years old or less on his birthday. Here is more on his endeavour
IndiaJan 4, 2021, 3:54 PM IST
All for girls’ education: 28-year-old collects money to pay fee, ensures girls don’t drop out of school
28-year-old Nishita Rajput from Vadodara, Gujarat has been funding girls’ education for a long time
IndiaDec 3, 2020, 12:51 PM IST
Orunodoi: How Assam government’s flagship scheme gives importance to women in running families
Giving more importance to the women head of marginalised families, the Assam government has started Orunodoi scheme in which Rs 830 per month, would be given to the female head of the family, keeping in mind food security, among other things
IndiaNov 1, 2020, 10:57 AM IST
Giving importance to value system: Yogi Adityanath govt to inculcate respect for women among boys
The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is giving great stress on value system
IndiaOct 14, 2020, 12:51 PM IST
From struggling to make ends meet to earning rich profits, Shinderpal is a true example of women empowerment
Shinderpal Kaur, hailing from Punjab, is a true example of women empowerment
IndiaAug 6, 2020, 8:08 PM IST
Handloom: Weaving the success story for a resounding Atmanirbhar Bharat
Handloom sector is a symbol of the country’s glorious cultural heritage and an important source of livelihood in the country. The sector is key to women empowerment as over 70 per cent of handloom weavers and allied workers are women. To mark the 6thNational Handloom Day on 7th August and to instil pride of workmanship of handloom weaving amongst citizens, a social media campaign has been planned for the handloom weaving community
Not For Women OnlyFeb 17, 2020, 3:16 PM IST
SC Busts Gender Stereotypes, Orders Permanent Commission For Women Army Officers
The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to grant permanent commission to all women officers in the Army within three months, terming the Centre's argument of physiological limitations and social norms for denying them command posts "disturbing". Let’s find out more about this watershed moment in Indian Army, in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.
IndiaFeb 13, 2020, 11:19 AM IST
These Rare Photos Of The Nightingale Of India, Sarojini Naidu, Are A Must See
India celebrates Sarojini Naidu's birthday as National Women's Day of India every year on February 13. Sarojini Naidu was India's first women governor and also famous as 'Bharat Kokila'.She actively participated in the Indian National Movement for the independence of the country. She was famous for her nickname 'Nightingale of India' because of her poems. Here's are some rare photos of Sarojini Naidu along with a few must-know facts about this great woman.
Not For Women OnlyFeb 6, 2020, 8:44 PM IST
The 5 Women Featured In Forbes India 30 Under 30 List
Forbes India has released its annual 30 under 30 list that comprises India's young changemakers and brightest stars under the age of 30. The 30 member list released on February 4, 2020, includes five women namely Actor Sai Pallavi, Ikea designer Akanksha Deo Sharma, entrepreneurs Palak Shah, Priya Prakash and Sai Gole. Let’s find out more about these young women changemakers of India in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.
IndiaNov 15, 2019, 4:33 PM IST
Have JNU Students Forgotten Vivekananda's Contribution Towards Women Education?
In this episode of Not For Women Only, we take a look at how Swami Vivekanada ushered in a strong belief that women must be put in a position of power to solve their own problem in their own way and this was possible only through education.
IndiaOct 9, 2019, 3:15 PM IST
PM Modi, Swami Vivekananda, Sister Nivedita and women empowerment
Sister Nivedita, born in Ireland as Margaret Elizabeth Noble in 1867, met Swami Vivekananda for the first time in 1895 as he returned from the United States.
IndiaOct 8, 2019, 6:46 PM IST
PM Modi's Dussehra address: Must honour daughters, slay demons, pledge to end plastic
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the Dussehra event in New Delhi. While he spoke of furthering women empowerment as today is Vijaya Dashami, he also hailed the air warriors on Air Force Day. He ended the speech by urging all to take a pledge in saving water, conserving energy and ending plastic.
IndiaOct 3, 2019, 12:02 PM IST
Gujarati women run backward for 13 hours, attempt Guinness record
The two Gujarati women said they were inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's message on women empowerment. They also encouraged other women to come forward to showcase their skills
BusinessSep 27, 2019, 3:13 PM IST
PAN Data Indicates Women Empowerment In India
Over the last five years, India has traveled a long way in bridging the gender gap, especially in economic activities and financial transactions. As per the data from the Income Tax Department, the rate of growth in the number of women PAN i.e. Permanent Account Number holders is greater than the rate of growth for men.