Category: Women At Work

Union Budget 2018: Focus to Uplift the condition of Women

Couple of days after the “Pink Economic Survey 2018” was submitted by the Chief Economic Advisor, Arvind Subramanian, that emphasised on women empowerment and gender equality, the Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, gave reasons for women to cheer in the Union Budget for the financial year 2018-19 tabled on Thursday, February 1, 2018. The Budget has beneficial measures for women across the nation including rural, urban, poor, salaried, and non-salaried. Empowering women in the country and promoting the idea of gender equality as one of the prime focus, finance minister presented this year’s Budget. Earlier, at various stages, the government...

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Women and their contributions in 2017

We are approaching the end of 2017, and in a very few days, we would be entering into the new year 2018. As we have come to an end, I just want to take all our dear readers through the year 2017 again with a snapshot of the all the significant contributions made by women in this year. Nirmala Sitharaman Nirmala Sitharaman became the first full-fledged woman defense minister of India in 2017. Prior to this, Indira Gandhi has held this portfolio before, in addition to her responsibilities as Prime Minister of India. Mithali Raj The captain of the...

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Most Powerful Women in Technology

Gone are those days when women were asked to stay at home taking care of the family and children while men went out to earn the livelihood. Also, gone are those days when women were relented from pursuing a career of their choice. Breaking through the glass ceiling, women today, are no less than their male peers in careers, management, leadership and also technology. Leaving everyone to astound, women are now delivering the unexpected results standing alongside with men and challenging them in anything and everything. Today, we bring you the most influential and powerful women in technology who...

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How Technology transformed the lives of Women?

“Women at work” was considered a basic phrase for women who were at work while in the home. Decades ago, women were entirely meant to stay at home working, and the working meant taking care of the household chores, husband, family, children, and in-laws. This has been the scenario for the past many years until there was a revolution in every heart of a woman. In this gender-biased community, women were barely allowed to work and even if they did, they had to face severe criticism from the society, workplace and including their families. With the advent of computers...

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Empowering Women through Education

If you educate a man you educate an individual, however, if you educate a woman you educate a whole family. Women empowered means mother India empowered.” – Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru To begin with, there is a positive relationship between education and women empowerment. Education is considered as a basic requirement and fundamental right for every individual irrespective of their caste, creed, gender, religion and economic background. For any nation to develop economically, education is the only way aspired. It’s not just the male community alone who take up the burden on their shoulders, but the women as well without...

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