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Women's Day – Empower Your Daughter

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The first International Women's Day was observed in 1911. More than 100 years have passed since then and we are still talking about women’s empowerment. 

This International Women's Day, let us reflect on the achievements of women, the progress they have made and their contribution to society. Let's also think about how we can make our children gender sensitive and contribute to the cause of gender parity. 


International Women's Day

International Women's Day (IWD) has been observed since the early 1900's - a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies.

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Why Is Women's Empowerment Important?

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5 Reasons Why Empowering Girls Matters

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Why Women's Empowerment Is Essential

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Is Empowering Girls All About Economics?

It has become a fashionable consensus that in the empowerment of adolescent girls and women lies the great panacea of development. While Lady Thatcher famously argued that "nothing is more obstinate than a fashionable consensus"...

11 Fabulous Ways To Empower Your Daughter

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"Daring The Difference: The 3 L’S Of Women’S Empowerment" By Christine Lagarde

Ultimately, daring the difference means wedging open the door to the contribution of women—their , their , and their . The “3 L’s” of women’s empowerment.

10 Ways To Empower Women

Women in South Asia often have nowhere to gather with other women and talk about issues like gender equity, women’s rights, or health. READ Centers provide a safe, trusted space for women to gather and learn.

10 Ways To Avoid Gender Stereotyping In Children

Try to resist seeing the world in pink and blue, despite the inevitable monochrome bombardment you'll face from the moment of your first child's birth. Despite what you're told, open your mind to the idea that both genders can appreciate a diverse...

10 Things You Can Do To Support Gender Equality

A world of gender parity can only be achieved with the active participation of all genders. In a patriarchal setup such as ours, men are not encouraged enough to think about women’s rights. However, with an evolving society and progressive mindset...

Women Empowerment Schemes Of Government Of India

The Ministry Of Women and Child Development, Government of India, has launched several schemes for the welfare and empowerment of women.

What ‘Empowered Indian Women’ Say

Our Prime Minister recently pointed out that we need to move towards “women-led development” rather than just “women’s development.” With so much going on with women’s empowerment in India, how do women look at being empowered?

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