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UP PCS Results 2020: Women empowerment receives a fillip

UP PCS Results 2020:Women have bagged over one-fourth of all posts on offer. As many as 41 of them made the cut as sub divisional magistrates (SDMs) and 18 were selected as Dy SPs in Uttar Pradesh.
UPPSC office(HT file)
UPPSC office(HT file)
Published on Sep 13, 2020 10:36 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | ByK Sandeep Kumar

Triple talaq law contributed to woman empowerment: Javadekar

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act prohibits the practice of instant divorce by Muslim men. Any violation of the law is punishable by jail term of up to three years.
Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 31, 2020 08:00 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar

Shraddha Varma and Riya Sinha, the individuals behind ‘Fuzia’ redefine women empowerment globally

Fuzia is a unique platform that helps bring out creative expressions of women around the world with the help of their talent and expression.
Fuzia began as a ‘Fuzia Writing Club’ in 2012, wherein school girls shared their writings with each other. Today, it is an independent venture lead by Shraddha, that has grown from 2 to 35 team members who’ve made it a mission of their lives to empower creative women globally.
Fuzia began as a ‘Fuzia Writing Club’ in 2012, wherein school girls shared their writings with each other. Today, it is an independent venture lead by Shraddha, that has grown from 2 to 35 team members who’ve made it a mission of their lives to empower creative women globally.
Updated on Apr 17, 2020 12:35 PM IST
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Power walk: Hundreds of people march for women empowerment

The walk from India Gate to Janpath, which was led by NCW chief Rekha Sharma, saw the participation of hundreds of people, including students and activists.
National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma. (HT Photo)
National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma. (HT Photo)
Published on Mar 02, 2020 09:08 AM IST
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‘Nari tu Narayani:’ Nirmala Sitharaman’s call for woman empowerment in Union Budget 2019 wins Twitter

“This government believes we can make progress with greater woman participation,” said Nirmala Sitharaman.
The slogan quickly caught people’s attention.(HT File Photo)
The slogan quickly caught people’s attention.(HT File Photo)
Updated on May 28, 2020 10:43 PM IST
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ByTrisha Sengupta

Toll plazas get a taste of women empowerment

The job was considered fit only for men till recently due to everyday instances of hooliganism at the plazas, most of which are located in far-flung areas.       
Sight of young and confident women collecting toll from users, including ‘notorious’ truckers, is no longer uncommon in UP.(ht photo)
Sight of young and confident women collecting toll from users, including ‘notorious’ truckers, is no longer uncommon in UP.(ht photo)
Updated on Jun 09, 2019 01:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByBrajendra K Parashar

Country needs to do lot more for women empowerment in sports: Sania

Sania, the first Indian woman tennis player to win a Grand Slam title in doubles and mixed doubles, said the likes of Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu have done the country proud but there is still “discrimination in sports”.
File image of Sania Mirza(PTI)
File image of Sania Mirza(PTI)
Published on Apr 13, 2019 04:14 PM IST
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For all the talk of women empowerment, they are politically marginalised

It is no one’s contention that electoral rhetoric should be focused only on women but half the population deserves much more attention than it gets now
How heartening it would be if political parties gearing up for elections were to discuss seriously how to push up the number of women candidates. If the last election was about development, this one could be about development plus women’s rights.(Burhaan Kinu/HT)
How heartening it would be if political parties gearing up for elections were to discuss seriously how to push up the number of women candidates. If the last election was about development, this one could be about development plus women’s rights.(Burhaan Kinu/HT)
Updated on Sep 15, 2018 04:26 PM IST
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Feminism, women empowerment and the classic Bollywood Rahul on this week’s WTF

Curating the best of the Internet for your Sunday viewing benefits
Here’s what to watch, tap, follow this weekend
Here’s what to watch, tap, follow this weekend
Updated on Apr 21, 2018 10:53 PM IST
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