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'Don't accept the stereotype of being the weaker sex'

Winners of the Stree Shakti Puraskars share their stories on how they are empowering women. Upasna Pandey/Rediff.com reports They have fought long, lonely and hard battles against discrimination,......

Making laws not enough to empower women: Sonia

Against the backdrop of rising crimes against women, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said making laws for their empowerment is not enough, as they will have to be implemented properly......

Empowering women in India key goal for US State Dept

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs Dr Alyssa Ayres, the keynote speaker at the National Federation of Indian American Association's conference on Women's Empowerment, has......

Indian NGO selected for first US innovation award

Chintan, an Indian NGO has been chosen for America's first Innovation Award for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. The award funded by the Rockefeller Foundation through the Secretary's......

India a global role model for women's empowerment: Blake

The Obama administration's point man for South Asia, Assistant Secretary of State Robert Blake has said that India is a role model for women's empowerment on the world stage. Blake, keynoting the......

Give equal opportunity to women: Obama

History shows that when women and girls have access to opportunity, societies are more just, economies are more likely to prosper and governments are more likely to serve the needs of all their......

BPOs empower women in rural areas

In rural conservative parts of Haryana and Rajasthan, women are increasingly being empowered by seeking and finding employment in various backoffice jobs such as data entry and research, thanks to......

'Crisis: Women empowerment holds the key'

Noting that the burden of ongoing financial crisis has fallen disproportionately on women and girls, India has asked for regional and international cooperation to ensure that they get their......

'We know India can run -- judging by cricket -- but can it fly?'

The elements are all aligned to make India a global powerhouse, says IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde. Good afternoon -- Namaste! Dear faculty members, students, and distinguished guests,......

Jobs for women: Why India does worse than Somalia

Falling rate of women in the workforce include dropping out of education, raising children and family pressure Image: Employees sort lingerie before packing them inside the Intimate Fashions......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......

Shah Rukh Khan: I have a long way to go

'I am proud that I am an outsider and have been able to survive for so long in a place that has been very loving but also quite harsh,' Shah Rukh Khan tells the media on his 49th birthday.......

Review: Prithviraj's Tamaar Padaar disappoints

Tamaar Padaar is a below average, barely watchable film. Director Dileesh Nair’s first directorial venture Tamaar Padaar is too experimental and runs the risk of alienating the audience. The......

'@DeepikaPadukone, That's how you shut them up!'

When fans and critics were busy raving about Deepika Padukone's luminous skin and refreshing performance in her new film, Homi Adajania-directed Finding Fanny, a leading English......

'Ashamed to see film fraternity celebrating gender bias'

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, whose film Rang De Basanti (2006) helped change the way we look at socio-political injustice, vents his angst this Republic Day.Both society and films are part of the......

Now, Everest twins set to scale new heights... Mt Vinson in Antarctica!

'It took us three years to convince mom' 'At the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering boys would joke, 'Shatabdi and Rajdhani Express are here'. That gave us a lot of pride.' Rediff.com's Manu......

Visually impaired Wanyoike set for Mumbai run

Loss of sight after suffering a paralytic stroke more than a decade ago has not dimmed the enthusiasm of Kenyan long distance runner Henry Wanyoike. In fact, hehas overcome enormous odds to live......
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Smriti stresses need for women's empowerment

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday stressed the need for women's empowerment, and said girls can continue their... ...

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FROM 'PATHER PANCHALI' TO '31ST OCTOBER', INDIAN FILMS ARE REVOLUTIONIZING SOCIAL CHANGE

The advent of Indian films can be traced back to the early 1900's, when Dadasaheb Phalke who is considered to be the pioneer behind Indian cinema... ...

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Michelle Obama declares 'Black Girls Rock!'

Michelle Obama mixed her message of education for girls with one of empowerment for black women, declaring "Black girls rock!" at the annual awards... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/michelle-obama-declares-black-girls-rock_1569629.html
Tarun Gogoi

Women are no less capable than men and they have been in some cases superior to men, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said at the 7th Annual Event... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-no-society-can-forge-ahead-without-women-empowerment-tarun-gogoi-2072531
CafeGive Social Helps Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest Kick off a Year of Social Media Fundraising Campaigns

Local chapter of the national nonprofit, Girls Inc., incorporates CafeGive's social giving applications to their year-long plan to enhance brand... ...

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