- India: Why is women’s labour force participation dropping?
Feb 15, 2013
More women in India of working age are enrolling in secondary school but that is only one reason why the number of women who are either working or looking for a job is decreasing.
[Women participation] [India] [ILO] [Employment] [South Asia]
- India: Ahmedabad rising to the beats of the Garba
Feb 21, 2013
In the aftermath of the horrific gang rape of a girl in Delhi, which has spiraled into an uprising against gender violence across India, the young women of Ahmedabad have spoken: They are “ready to rise” to eliminate violence, writes Tanushree Gangopadhyay.
[South Asia] [Women rape] [Women rights] [India] [Women empowerment] [Women participation] [Delhi rape case]
- Women still not part of decision making process: Modi
Apr 09, 2013
“We have to bring women into the decision making process," said Narendra Modi, Chief Minister of the West Indian state of Gujarat.
[Women enterprises] [Gujarat] [Women empowerment] [Fight Female foeticide India] [Women participation] [South Asia]
- Women do not need special favours to progress: AVP, HCL Technologies
Mar 20, 2013
Srimathi Shivashankar, Associate Vice President, Diversity & Sustainability, HCL Technologies, urged the corporate world to have zero tolerance for violence against women at the workplace and beyond. Excerpts from Srimathi Shivashankar’s interview with OneWorld South Asia.
[Women enterprises] [Gender Sensitivity] [Gender inequality] [Gender equality] [Women empowerment] [HCL Technologies] [India] [Srimathi Shivashankar] [Women rights] [South Asia] [Women participation] [Gender gap]
- "An economy can grow faster if more women participate"
Feb 15, 2013
South Asia would reduce poverty faster if more women are at work but security remains an issue, says Yoshiteru Uramoto, Regional Director, RO-Asia Pacific. Here we present the speech given by him recently in New Delhi.
[Economy] [Women participation] [ILO] [South Asia] [Poverty reduction] [India]
- Society loves to imagine the worst: Shovna Narayan
Jul 04, 2016
Urging women to surge ahead with their inner strength, Kathak exponent and danseuse Padamshree Shovana Narayan exhorts women for not getting perturbed about the negative vibes from the society. Excerpts from an exclusive interview to Ashok Kumar of OneWorld South Asia:
[Women's Rights] [Shovna Narayan] [Women participation] [Women Safety] [Classical Dance]
- Women’s participation sought for shaping global future
Mar 08, 2014
To commemorate Women’s Day, top international leaders called for full realization of women’s rights in the 21st century.
[Women participation] [Women Safety] [Indian women] [Women empowerment] [Gender Inequality] [Gender Empowerment] [UN]