The Week That Was: Indian Women Empowerment News Overview
By: WE Staff | Saturday, 18 November 2023
The most effective approach for developing the economy and women is to empower them. Today, we recognize its significance for societal advancement, political stability, and economic growth. Authorities, researchers, and leaders from all over the world supported this bold initiative. The empowerment of women is currently one of India's most important programs, and many Indian women have established themselves as its pillars. Their continuous dedication to their profession sets a great example for everyone. There are many ways that girls and women may be empowered, and the community as a whole has to come together to make this happen. Aligned with our magazine's commitment to promoting women's entrepreneurship, our upcoming weekly summit will spotlight womenentrepreneurindia.com, featuring inspiring stories and news. Join us in celebrating the unstoppable spirit of women's empowerment.
November 12 was celebrated as Diwali across India. On the momentous occasion, some of the country’s top politicians and highest position holders met each other and celebrated Diwali.
President Draupadi Murmu invited VP Jagdeep Dhankhar, PM Narendra Modi, and other Indian Union Ministers to Rashtrapati Bhavan. She met them and congratulated them on Diwali.
The Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) with the Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled has revealed the lineup for the groundbreaking Women’s Bilateral T20 Cricket Series against Nepal, set to unfold in Mumbai. Fedfina lends its support to the series, reinforcing the commitment to inclusivity and empowerment.
The Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) and Lean Campus Startups have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a mission to empower entrepreneurs in collaboration with Women Entrepreneurs in Corporate India (WEICI) India. Dr Lata Suresh, representing IICA, and Umesh Rathod, Founder of Lean Campus Startups, formalized the agreement in Manesar, Gurugram.
Global beauty giant Avon is making a significant push into brick-and-mortar retailing by opening its first stores in Britain.
Within the next two months, the group plans to open a first wave of beauty stores in the UK. These stores will be franchised by its representatives and operated under the Avon brand.
The State Bank of India's Economic Research Department (ERD) is championing a transformative move by recommending a 33% reservation for women business correspondents (BC) to alter India's socio-economic landscape significantly.
The ERD team contends that this strategic initiative can bring in much-needed transparency, with women BC agents being characterized by enhanced patience and a greater willingness to address queries and explain product features.
Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Smriti Irani has embarked on a new initiative to amplify the voices and stories of women's empowerment. Hosting a weekly radio show titled 'Nayi Soch Nayi Kahani' on Akashvani, Irani aims to celebrate the remarkable journeys of women who have thrived with the support of government initiatives.
The show, airing every Wednesday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am on Akashvani, explores various facets of empowerment, including entrepreneurship, skill development, sports, health, and finance.
Ladakh women are working tirelessly towards the supply of safe drinking water for people in remote villages who are living in one of the most challenging environments in the nation.
The Jal Shakti Department has trained up to 815 women to test the water and report any inconsistencies in the samples. The Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), which guarantees tap water connectivity to all residents has provided the women with skill development and training.
In order to expand the Amazon WoW (Women of the World) initiative driven by Amazon India, the giant has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
This program aims to empower and support female students pursuing engineering courses in Indian institutions with essential skills for the technology industry. Amazon's Director of Students Programs, Suman Yadav signed a collaboration agreement with AICTE, chaired by Professor T G Sitharam.