Fighting prejudice and discrimination in rural Uttar Pradesh, one woman rises above it all in a field lorded over by her male peers – journalism
They are robbed of so many things we take for granted. Family-less, friend-less, love-less and in many cases hope-less.
This unique initiative is creating a ripple effect where one entrepreneur creates many more.
112 such women will be felicitated by President Ram Nath Kovind, as “First Ladies” for being the first in their respective fields.
Teachers at the village schools would avoid them after knowing that they are going to talk about periods. Villagers opposed talks on breaking such taboos.
Empowerment begins by drawing out women who have never expressed their dreams, desires or problems.
“With investing I feel like I am part of so many companies all at once. My portfolio is diverse; I have stocks of pharmaceuticals, breweries, real estate and telecom, among others.”
Started by an IAS officer and his wife, the Looms of Ladakh initiative is the first such local effort.
Despite stringent pro-women laws, India is still searching for answers on how to end the rising tide of gender-based violence against women. This unique initiative may just be the roadmap we need.
By going through the school route, gender equity has got integrated into the government school system through a systematic and intentional engagement with principals and teachers who are its champions and agents of change.
The Health Navigators have a tremendous impact on the people.
Sinha is the president of the Mann Deshi Mahila Sahakari Bank.
Since the women rights movement in the 60’s, the participation of women in the workforce has increased exponentially both in terms of quantity and quality.
When women participate in the economy, everyone benefits!
Shouldn’t our energy and concerns be placed on helping young men respect women, stopping harassment, and allowing girls not to be afraid?