“My father lives separately and sends money once a while. My teachers and students pitched in to help me get a passport. The passport officers also offered me Rs 500. I have requested the Collector to help me with expenses,” said Jayalakshmi.
“I think if you love and respect someone, you find the strength to offer your heart and your shoulder when it’s needed.” – Aruna Anand
The Delhi Commission for Women chief also displayed sadness over the “indifferent attitude” of the central government.
The Kung Fu Nuns of the Himalayas are changing norms across the world as they use martial arts to empower themselves and multiple women across boundaries.
The shortlist this year also included Donald Trump, Nancy Pelosi, The Whistleblower whose complaint played a central role in triggering the impeachment proceedings and the pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.
“You can’t share that pain or grapple with anyone else, but when you have the care of your parents, husband, children, important family members and friends, then the strife doesn’t feel like a struggle.”
Digital Women Awards, a day that witnesses the fabulous enterprises of women with voice and vision, could not have a better start than a conversation on how women can be empowered in the country.
“I felt I should be like him, that’s why I wore this uniform. It was his choice. His first love was this uniform. That’s why I had taken this decision” – Lt Swati Mahadik
This is not the first time that Ojal Nalavade has set a record. Her feats have found entries in Asia Book of Records and India Book of Records in the past.
It has been a long journey for Sita to finally have a temple in her name. Seen and known as the wife of Maryada Purushottam Ram, she has more been a subject of our sympathy than reverence.
“Time has changed now but the practice of ‘ghoonghat’ is still there in villages. What is right in confining a woman to ‘ghoonghat’? Women cannot progress till the ‘ghoonghat’ exists – Ashok Gehlot
According to the report, “As primary caregivers, women play a pivotal – if not the most crucial – role in whether children are eating well, yet far too many women are excluded from decision-making.”