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Women`s participation in workforce is half of men: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 01:10

The participation of women in the workforce is less than half of men, government told the Lok Sabha on Monday.

John Legend backs women empowerment campaign

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 13:55

Singer John Legend has roped in a number of women to feature in his new music video. It`s his way of adding weight to a female empowerment campaign.

Our brand is about empowering women: Kardashians

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 08:35

Reality TV stars Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian have revealed that the idea behind their brand is to help women.

Empowering women using technology can be `game changer`: India

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 15:50

India has stressed that empowering women using technology can be a "game changer" if harnessed to its full potential and called for a need to bridge the digital divide between men and women.

Narendra Modi follows RSS ideology of not empowering women: Rahul Gandhi

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 22:32

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi claimed that second RSS chief MS Golvalkar was against giving voting rights to women, and Narendra Modi, whose ideology is similar to the Sangh, would not take up the issue of women empowerment if voted to power.

Modi talks of women empowerment, but harasses them in Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 15:22

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that on one hand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi talks of women empowerment, and on the other, he taps their phones and stalks them with the help of the Gujarat Police.

Lok Sabha polls: Rahul Gandhi—Time for `Yuvraj` to bite the bullet

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 02:33

With great power comes great responsibility. But sadly that isn`t the case with Congress party vice president Rahul Gandhi. He wields absolute power over the party, and to a large extent over the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government as well, but he seldom has come forward to shoulder a responsibility or play the role of a minister.

Oprah Winfrey announces new tour

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 10:22

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is all set to embark on a two day US tour to talk about empowerment, resilience and authenticity.

Committed to empowering women: Congress

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 20:47

Congress is the sole outfit which is not only advocating for the cause of direct participation by women in government, but also pushing to give them 50 per cent representation in panchayats and municipal bodies, the party claimed.

Farhan Akhtar teams up with Sennheiser to promote MARD

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 20:57

Leading microphones and headphones brand Sennheiser will popularise actor-singer Farhan Akhtar`s social campaign MARD (Men Against Rape and Discrimination).

Madhuri Dixit plans to educate Indian women

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 14:35

Madhuri Dixit, who speaks about women empowerment and fights for justice in her forthcoming film ‘Gulaab Gang’, also plans to educate women in India.

Women empowerment? Under 10% women candidates in 22 state polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 17:05

At a time when the UPA government is determined to push through the Women Reservation Bill during the ongoing winter session of Parliament, comes the shocking news of abysmally low participation of women candidates in the electoral process.