Free Press Journal
  • Women’s Day Special – Let’s talk women empowerment!

    Women’s empowerment is more than a social need. It is an imperative for half of the population, a driver of economic growth and a potential curb to crime. On the occasion of Women’s Day, The Free Press Journal and Indo American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) organised a panel discussion on ‘Women Empowerment’. IACC office bearers Madhulika Gupta and N V Srinivasan delivered the opening and closing speeches, respectively.

  • Lijjat’s legacy, nation’s pride

    • The membership is open to all women, irrespective of caste, creed or colour. Since the work at the divisions begins at 4.30 am, the group has its own bus to pick up and drop women.
    • By the 90s, the Lijjat initiative had become so popular that it became an international case-study.

    A tiny dream of a tiny group of women is today an enviable story of a company

  • Indore: Impetus makes women staff special on Women’s Day

    Indore: Product development, software services and solutions company Impetus Infotech celebrated International Women’s Day by acknowledging, appreciating, thanking and making women at the company feel special.

  • Aishwaryaa’s special performance at UN on Women’s Day

    United Nations: The rhythm and music of Bharatanatyam reverberated at the UN headquarters as renowned Indian classical dancer Aishwaryaa R Dhanush performed here on the occasion of International Women’s Day, celebrating womanhood and underscoring the message of gender equality through her recital.

  • Bhopal: Courtyard Marriot treats women staffers at Boat Club

    BHOPAL: The women associates of Courtyard Marriott, Bhopal had a fun-filled Women’s Day at Boat Club on Wednesday. The male members of the hotel wore pink ties on the day. The hotel also offered special brunch for women guests between 12.30 pm and 3 pm.

  • International Women’s Day – Celebrations made women feel they are special

    Indore: As the weather showered its blessings by moderating the temperature, women in the city celebrated their special day with their loved ones. While most women in urban areas and high society have come out of societal traumas and gender inequality, they understand that these inequalities still prevail in major parts of the city. Keeping the celebrations light, women talked about various gestures that made them feel special on Women’s day.

  • Unfollow those who threaten and abuse women: Kejri to PM

    New Delhi : Wishing “all” on the occasion of Women’s Day on Wednesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, “urging” him to “unfollow” those who threaten and abuse women online.

  • PM calls for gender equality

    New Delhi : In his message, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appreciated indomitable spirit, determination and dedication of Nari Shakti (Women Power).

  • Start celebrating Men’s Day: Maneka to Kejri

    New Delhi : There should be one day dedicated to men, Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi suggested to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

  • Woman gagged at PM’s women’s day event in Gujarat

    Gandhinagar: A young woman from Uttar Pradesh was gagged and whisked away by police when she raised slogans near the podium where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was addressing a gathering of women panchayat members on International Women’s Day here on Wednesday.

  • International Women’s Day 2017: ‘Don’t need favours, skills enough for women’

    Kolkata: Notwithstanding the notion that society is still discomfited by the progress of women, a clutch of female technopreneurs and faculty at Indias oldest IIT, the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur, have called for inculcating gender equity in young minds and providing opportunities based on merit and not on gender — emphasising skills and confidence are enough to climb to the top.