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Five tips from Arundhati Bhattacharya: Women Need to Make A Reputation Early

Arundhati Bhattacharya is a well-known Indian banker and presently holds the chairperson’s position for the State Bank of India. She happens to be the first woman head of India’s largest bank – SBI which has a history of 211 years. Arundhati was listed as the 25th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes in 2016. After demonetisation she has led the state lender through one of the(…)

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Now, Pink Taxi In Pak For Women’s Safe Commute

From today, women travellers in Karachi, Pakistan, will be able to commute without any fear of eve-teasing and sexual harassment. Pink taxis, especially for women travellers, will ply in the commercial hubs of the city. To tackle the problem of crime against women, a Pakistani resident, Ambreen Sheikh, has launched a cab service along with her husband, Zahid Sheikh titled — Pink taxi.(…)

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DMK Marches To Make Women’s Reservation Bill A Reality

The Women’s Reservation Bill has been a topic of debate for years now. While the NDA government had it in its manifesto while contesting for elections in 2014, it is yet to become a reality. To set the conversation in motion again, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party, led by its Rajya Sabha member, Kanimozhi,(…)

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Record 56 Self-Made Women Billionaires In Forbes’ 2017 List

The Forbes 2017 list of the World’s Billionaires was unveiled earlier this week and features 56 self-made women billionaires. Cheers to these ladies who successfully secured their positions of being the richest women worldwide! This is the first time in Forbes’ 30-year history that so many self-made women billionaires have made it to the list.(…)

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Edit-a-thon To Compile Information On 100 Odia Women Achievers

A two-day-long, 100 women edit-a-thon event was held in Bhubaneswar on 18 and 19 March. This first-of its kind of event in India, it was jointly organised by ‘Sambad’, arguably the largest circulated Odia daily, and Odia Wikipedia to mark the International Women’s Month. Edit-a-thons are events in which editors of various online communities, such(…)

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