Women Empowerment

  • The politics of women's empowerment

    Women at work |  Nirupama Subramanian
    The greatest exercise of adult franchise in the world is currently underway in our country. The 2014 Lok Sabha elections have eclipsed cricket results and...

  • Power of 49 – The Manifesto 14-04-2014 06:58 PM

    49% of India's voter base is women. The 'Power of 49' campaign aimed to awaken women to the power they had, to influence the political system to address the issues faced by them. Simultaneously it was aimed at communicating to the political establishment that was a force they could no...
  • CJ Show: Khabar Lahariya report on Panchayat elections in UP 24-03-2014 11:06 AM

    Watch how a husband gets garlanded for her wife's success in Panchayat Elections in a UP village. This report has been produced by our partners 'Khabar Lahariya' a unique initiative enabling rural women to highlight the issues that matter to them. ...
  • ThinkEdu conclave: Empowering women through education 11-03-2014 02:23 PM

    In India, emphasis is still not laid on girls' education and many of them are being dropped out of the school. In spite of the increase in the number of girl students, much needs to be done. ...
  • International Women's Day: Why is TV cocking a snook at women's empowerment? 06-03-2014 04:54 PM

    New Delhi: Why does women's empowerment find little space on the small screen? While there is a deluge of TV shows revolving around female protagonists preoccupied with household, husband, family and kitchen politics, a career-oriented and independent Indian woman is hard to find on television soaps that provide daily entertainment...
  • Power of 49: Women and domestic violence 28-02-2014 10:28 PM

    The Power of 49 campaign has been designed to encourage women to vote this election. CNN-IBN has joined hands with Tata and its 'jaago re' campaign to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. ...
  • The Netherlands to work with Bihar for urban development 25-02-2014 11:02 PM

    The Netherlands on Tuesday showed interest to work in partnership with Bihar particularly in the field of urban development, health and women empowerment. This was conveyed by a Dutch trade delegation headed by its Ambassador in India Alphonsus Stoelinga. The Ambassador told reporters that the main focus of the mission...
  • Karnataka: After Rahul's attack, BJP tries to woo women 24-02-2014 12:37 PM

    Bangalore: A week after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi raised women's issues in Tumkur, the Bharatiya Janata Party is trying to woo women voters in Karnataka ahead of the elections. The BJP Mahila Morcha will now conduct door-to-door campaigns where party women workers will hold discussions with homemakers in their...
  • Power of 49: Women are multi-taskers, says Nandita Das 24-02-2014 12:13 PM

    The Power of 49 campaign has been designed to encourage women to vote this election. CNN IBN joins hands with Tatas and their latest 'jaago re' campaign to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. ...
  • Rahul cites BJP's RSS connection for lack of commitment to women empowerment 16-02-2014 05:21 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi during his rally in Karnataka on Sunday lashed out at BJP and its prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi over women empowerment. He says the BJP is not committed to women's development because its parent organisation, the RSS, itself has no place for women in its...
  • Over 600 women come together to narrate their tales of empowerment 21-12-2013 11:43 AM

    Over 600 women belonging to community-based organisation Nari Sangh from nine districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh congregated at Mau town to share their success stories, announce their future programmes and seek government support. "We have been experiencing women empowerment through various initiatives being implemented in nine districts of eastern UP...
  • Brilliant women's empowerment ad tells you exactly how to deal with lecherous men 20-12-2013 12:56 PM

    It's not often that you come across a campaign so powerful that it forces you to think and maybe even makes you squirm. A year after the brutal gangrape of a young woman in Delhi shook our faith in humanity, the Whistling Woods International has come up with a brilliant...
  • Complaint against Miss Universe Olivia Culpo for footwear shoot at Taj Mahal 10-10-2013 09:36 AM

    The local ASI authorities are looking into a complaint that the party accompanying Miss Universe Olivia Culpo during her visit to Taj Mahal allegedly violated rules at the historic monument by advertising a brand of footwear during a photo session. Culpo was accompanied by fashion designer Sanjana Jon and others...
  • Sonia Gandhi seeks effective enforcement of laws for women 31-08-2013 09:14 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said making laws for the empowerment of women alone would not suffice unless they were effectively enforced. "We realise just making laws and announcing policies would not be enough to empower women. Along with it, policies and laws will have to be implemented properly...
  • IIFA takes up the cause of women empowerment 03-07-2013 11:37 AM

    Mumbai: The 14th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards has added women empowerment as a cause that it will pursue under the programme 'Power of 49'. "It gives me great pleasure to announce that IIFA from this year onwards has taken upon itself, in addition to climate...
  • Modi is selling himself as development champion: Bhupendra Chaubey 08-04-2013 03:53 PM

    CNN-IBN's national bureau chief Bhupendra Chaubey joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on Modi's address to FICCI Ladies Organisation. Q. Modi did not had any relevant data on his women empowerment schemes. Is this just another political stunt, taking an alternative route of speaking at a national level. Asked by:...
  • Watch: Narendra Modi adresses FICCI Ladies Organisation 08-04-2013 02:56 PM

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reached out to women, saying they are ahead of men today while addressing the FICCI Ladies Organisation in New Delhi. Addressing the FICCI Ladies Organisation, Modi called for the need to integrate and financially empower women to achieve growth and make India a...
  • Modi reaches out to women, calls for their empowerment 08-04-2013 02:38 PM

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reached out to women, saying they are ahead of men today while addressing the FICCI Ladies Organisation in New Delhi. Calling for the need to integrate and financially empower women to achieve growth and make India a developed country, Modi said...
  • Modi pitches for empowerment of women entrepreneurs 08-04-2013 12:57 PM

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reached out to the women of the country saying women and mothers are supreme and are held in the highest regard in the country. Addressing the FICCI Ladies Organisation, Modi said, "A mother's place is supreme in our culture and values....
  • 30 Minutes: Is there no country for women? 06-01-2013 03:50 PM

    She is the voice of customer, dream girl of Bollywood, corporate leader even the face of power. ...
  • Govt working on Women Reservation Bill: Patil 30-07-2011 07:09 PM

    On Board Special Aircraft: President Pratibha Patil on Saturday said the government was coordinating with all political parties to pave way for Women Reservation Bill, pending for consensus in Lok Sabha for over a year. The matter related to the bill came up for discussion at a meeting with a...
  • World Bank invites MP CM to Washington 23-06-2011 06:08 PM

    Bhopal: World Bank (WB) Managing Director Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, has invited the state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to World Bank's headquarters in Washington to share the experience of development schemes implemented for women and children in the state. Inviting Chouhan, WB has underlined its intention to expand engagement in...
  • Kudumbashree a hope for Kerala women voters 10-04-2011 10:11 AM

    Thiruvanathapuram: Women voters in Kerala hope the new elected government creates more opportunities like that in Kudumbashree. Kudumbashree was launched by the LDF government in 1998 as an anti-poverty drive built around three critical components, micro credit, entrepreneurship and empowerment. It has now evolved into one of Asia's largest women's...
  • Zindagi Live: Women who turned weakness to strength 07-03-2010 11:59 PM

    Women of substance stand up against the odds stacked against them. ...