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  • Saudi women marks Women’s Day with jog in Jeddah Riyadh

    Saudi Arabia: A group of women recently took to the streets of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia for a jogging session on the occasion of International Women’s Day, in an activity where they did not always have the freedom and privilege to do so.

  • Minor girl allegedly molested on Women’s Day

    Madhya Pradesh: A nine-year-old girl was allegedly molested in an upscale shopping mall in Indore on the International Women’s Day. The incident took place when the girl was playing in the gaming zone of Treasure Island Mall, along with her brother.

  • Another Indian Shooter Anjum Moudgil bags in silver at World Cup Guadalajara

    India’s Anjum Moudgil won her first International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup medal by bagging silver in the Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions (3P) event here. On a windy day, Anjum performed brilliantly to register a score of 454.2 here on Thursday.

  • Ujjain: City celebrates Women’s Day with host of progs

    Ujjain: A host of programmes were organised on International Women’s Day on Thursday depicting social and economic empowerment of women. CHL Hospital organised a free health check-up camp for women in which doctors of the obstetrics and gynaecological society provided their services.

  • Women’s Day: Over 10,000 women across India pledge to wear helmets

    New Delhi: On the occasion of International Women’s Day, over 10,000 women across 12 cities in the country today pledged to wear helmets while riding two-wheelers. In an effort to create awareness about road safety, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt Ltd (HMSI) today kickstarted #HelmetOnLifeOn initiative exclusively for women.

  • International Women’s Day 2018! Inspirational journey of Dr Rani Bang from Gadchiroli to UN, for women’s cause

    Dr Rani Bang, who along with her husband, Dr Abhay Bang, was recently awarded the Padma Shri for her immense contribution to medicine, is known for her stellar work in the rural and tribal belt of the Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra. As co-founders of SEARCH, the doctor couple have changed the face of healthcare in what used to be a backward, Naxal-hit part of the state. In this interview with

  • International Women’s Day 2018! Rashmi Daga, CEO, Freshmenu.com: Not a woman’s world yet, but we’re heading there

    The most common question asked to me in an interview is: How do you balance your life at work and at home? I do not. I do not feel the  need to balance these two roles I play in life. My career is often what defines me and yes, my family is equally important. In a race to quickly stereotype successful businesswomen in India, the media and business community feel the need

  • Bhopal: Women of Bhopal: Courting success the hard way

    Bhopal: The city is all set to celebrate the International Women’s Day on Thursday. Several programmes, including seminars, are lined up for the day. The day is celebrated across the world to create awareness on women empowerment and its effect on the society. Free Press talked to a few women in the capital and tried to know about their challenges and struggles in their quest for recognition

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    International Women’s Day 2018: 5 ways to celebrate Women’s Day with your daughter

    Each year, International Women’s Day is celebrated to mark women’s achievements while calling for gender equality. The celebration has been observed since the early 1900s and is today recognised each year on March 8. We come across several events such as exhibitions, gigs, walks, conferences and discounts that are a must attend. There is something for everyone. It is fun to celebrate the day with your girl gang, but when you have

  • Women lead everywhere as companies focus on skill rather than gender

    New Delhi: As workplaces become more focused on skill and capability rather than being gender-biased, it’s women leading everywhere, feels the fair sex in the corporate world. Rati Shetty, Chief Product Officer and Co-founder, BankBazaar.com, said that close to 40 percent of her company’s employees are female, and this has been completely organic — not deliberate.

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    International Women’s Day: 15 quotes stated by some extraordinary women for women that you need to read!

    It’s March! The Women’s history month. Being a woman is hard. There is so much to do from taking care of families to excelling at jobs to breaking stereotypes. Each woman is powerful in her own right, encouraging others to move towards success. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, we bring to you 15 motivational quotes by women – from actresses to athletes, designers to leaders – all women, these are

  • International Women’s Day 2018: 5 safety tips for women

    The last decade has seen a tremendous rise in the number of crimes against women, inspite of the formation of various effective rules and regulations by the Indian government to handle and control such crimes. The number of crimes like rape, female foeticide, kidnapping, molestation, etc, is disrupting the progression of the Indian society. According to a report released by the UN Human Rights Council, India witnessed one of the highest female infanticide

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    International Women’s Day 2018: Significance, theme and all you need to know

    International Women’s Day is around the corner with millions of people around the globe all set to celebrate the day. The day is dedicated to honouring the achievements and power of women. The day remembers women’s contribution to the uplifting of other women and the society. The aim of Women’s Day is to achieve gender equality for women across the globe. According to the World Economic Forum 2017, over 100 years will