Women Empowerment

Hyderabad police makes film on women empowerment

The Rachakonda police, through Margdarshak, She for Her and Student Police Cadets programmes, aims to equip women with the ability to deal with dangerous situations.

published on : 24th October 2020

'GoPink' women-only taxi service at Bengaluru airport having a smooth ride

Women, senior citizens and children are taken on board this service. Apart from pre-booking of taxis, spot booking too is permitted by GoPink.

published on : 16th October 2020

India beats China to win crucial election to UN commission on women

China, a permanent member of the UN Security Council, got only 27 votes and could not even cross the half-way mark and also failed to get the required majority of 28 votes.

published on : 15th September 2020

When women power came to the fore

Many women in Karnataka were at the forefront of freedom movement, even spearheading revivalism

published on : 15th August 2020

Andhra CM launches Rs 17,000 crore 'YSR Cheyuta' scheme to empower women

'YSR Cheyuta' scheme aims to "give freedom" to "eligible women" to use the amount deposited in their unencumbered accounts for any purpose of their choice.

published on : 12th August 2020

YSR Cheyutha will benefit 23 lakh women

Vijay Kumar Reddy said about eight lakh widows and single women in the said age group, who are already receiving monthly social pensions, would reap the benefits of YSR Cheyutha.

published on : 12th August 2020

Need to record history and protect language, traditions of indigenous people: Prof Surya Dhananjay

The Women Achievers Award winner talks about her challenges, life trajectory and achievements as ‘International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples’ was celebrated on Sunday.

published on : 11th August 2020

Andhra Pradesh government signs MoUs for women’s empowerment

The government will launch YSR Cheyutha on August 12 under which SC, ST, BC and minority women aged between 45 and 60 will be given financial assistance of Rs 75,000 over four years.

published on : 4th August 2020

I got to eat good food after months, thanks to my score: Tiruchy student   

Day before the board exams, Isabella's mother would go without food so that her child could eat.

published on : 17th July 2020

By her success, this TN tribal girl proves girls are not meant only to get married

Priya's father earned enemies among his relatives for sending his daughters to school.

published on : 17th July 2020

This female auto driver from Patna shattering all gender stereotypes

Sangeeta Kumari added that now more women are being inspired by my story and are now willing to learn the skill of auto-driving.

published on : 12th March 2020

Fe-mail power: Karnataka gets 28 all-women post offices

In Bengaluru, post offices in Rajaji Nagar Industrial Estate, Yelahanka Satellite Town and Madhavan Park are fully managed by women.

published on : 11th March 2020

The forest officer breaking the glass ceiling in a male-dominated world

It was a challenging day for 27-year-old S Ramya on February 8, 2020. A wildfire was raging over the hills and the rocky terrain made it difficult for her to reach the summit.

published on : 8th March 2020

Born without hands, Jilumol overcame all odds to learn driving

It was through Jilumol's own efforts that she bought a car. But she is yet to get her vehicle registered and obtain a driving licence. "Now, the state government has to take the call," she says.

published on : 8th March 2020

‘Milking’ success through sheer dint of hard work

“We didn’t know what to do as our life was suddenly in a shambles. It took me several months  to come to terms with the reality and we were staring at an uncertain future plagued by debt.

published on : 8th March 2020
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