“Supporting Women’s Empowerment: A Call to Action for Political Parties”
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by Dr. Ranjana Kumari
2w ago
Lalita Panicker’s recent article, “Parties Must Fulfil Poll Promises to Women,” is a compelling reminder that political parties in India must deliver on their electoral promises to women. The stakes are high: women’s votes have proven to be crucial in recent elections, and it is now imperative that campaign rhetoric is transformed into tangible actions. In the 2024 elections, women voters played a decisive role. For the first time, more women voted than men, illustrating their growing influence in the electoral process. This shift underscores the necessity for political parties to address wom ..read more
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AI Warfare is Detracting Women Leaders from Active Participation
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by David Sathuluri
3M ago
Imagine yourself as a woman from a deeply traditional, patriarchal background, striving to carve out a meaningful path in life despite familial resistance. Through dedication and perseverance, you excel in your studies, eventually earning a position of influence. After enduring numerous struggles within your conservative family, you finally gain their acceptance to pursue your aspirations, which are inclined towards politics. Despite facing formidable obstacles, your remarkable contributions earn you a chance to contest in elections, a monumental step towards realizing your dreams. Then, one ..read more
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Transformation in the life of Indian Women
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by Dr. Ranjana Kumari
3M ago
Amidst the landscape of women’s progress in India over the past decade, envision a metaphorical garden—a tableau of both growth and challenges. Like a well-tended garden, initiatives such as the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP), Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY), and Mahila Shakti Kendra (MSK) have fostered vibrant blooms of opportunity for women across various sectors. In this garden, the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY) acts as fertile soil, nurturing the dreams and aspirations of young girls with its promise of financial security and support for education. Yet, amidst the blossoms, w ..read more
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Navigating the GenAI Era: A Candid Look at Women’s Prospects
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by Jyoti Vadehra
3M ago
Alright, let’s talk about the GenAI era – the age of robots, algorithms, and all that jazz. While it’s got its perks, let’s be real, it’s not all rainbows and unicorns, especially for us women. So, here’s the lowdown on how we can benefit and where we might hit a snag: The Good: Uplevel Careers: Picture this: AI swoops in, automates the boring stuff, and leaves us with time to focus on the cool, creative bits of our jobs. That means more opportunities for women to shine in leadership roles and make their mark in industries like tech, finance, and beyond. Flexibility: With AI doing its thing ..read more
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Summary + Analysis of the UN Ai Advisory Body Interim Report
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by Jyoti Vadehra
5M ago
SUMMARY The Interim Report released by the UN’s AI Advisory Body marks a crucial milestone in the ongoing discourse surrounding the governance of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. Some key points about the report are: The Interim Report, titled “Governing AI for Humanity,” was released by the AI Advisory Body in December 2023. It highlights the global governance deficit in respect of AI and emphasizes the role of the UN in the governance of AI. The report identifies opportunities and enablers that can help harness the potential benefits of AI for humanity. It also highlights the ris ..read more
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Navigating the Complexities of the Uniform Civil Code: Balancing Progression and Legal Recognition
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by Dr. Ranjana Kumari
5M ago
This is a very lengthy and complicated piece of legislation wherein live-in relationships require registration within a month, with penalties for non-compliance. Couples in live-in relationships cohabiting for more than a month would be required to register their relationship with the authorities. Penalties for non-compliance: Failure to register could result in imprisonment for up to three months or a fine of Rs. 10,000, or both. No legal recognition: It’s crucial to note that this draft UCC doesn’t grant legal recognition to live-in relationships, meaning they wouldn’t have the same rights ..read more
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Empowering Women Through the Women’s Reservation Bill: Time to Walk the Talk
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by Dr. Ranjana Kumari
7M ago
Written By: Dr. Ranjana Kumari,  Director, Centre for Social Research and Chairperson, Women Power Connect The passage of the Women’s Reservation Bill has been a monumental achievement for women’s rights in India. However, the subsequent discussions and delays surrounding its implementation have left many of us who tirelessly advocated for this bill feeling bewildered. The question arises: why must political parties wait for the finalization of seat delimitation and the conclusion of the census to allocate one-third of parliamentary seats to women for the 2024 elections ..read more
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Dr. Ranjana Kumari’s Keynote at #Business World Social Impact Summit 2023
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by Dr. Ranjana Kumari
11M ago
Ladies and gentlemen, esteemed guests, and fellow advocates of empowerment, It is both an honor and a privilege to stand before you today to discuss a topic that lies at the heart of positive change in our society: “Empowering Women, A Stepping Stone to Empower a Family.” This theme resonates deeply with me, and I’d like to share some stories and quotes that highlight the transformative power of empowering women. Let’s start with a powerful quote from Mahatma Gandhi, who said, “If you educate a man, you educate an individual. But if you educate a woman, you educate a nation.” This simple yet ..read more
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Gender Representation in Advertising
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by Dr. Ranjana Kumari
11M ago
Gender representation in advertising has been a contentious issue for many years, both in India and around the world. Advertisers have often been criticized for perpetuating harmful stereotypes about men and women, such as women as being primarily responsible for household chores and childcare, and men as being the breadwinners and decision-makers. As a gender expert and activist, I see this as a critical concern in Indian advertising. Studies have shown that these stereotypes can have a negative impact on the way people think about gender roles, and can limit the opportunities available to m ..read more
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40 reasons why Chat GPT thinks we should all support Girl Education!
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by Centre for Social Research
11M ago
We asked Chat GPT to give us 40 reason to support Girl Education, and this what we got as a reply: Education is a fundamental human right Education empowers marginalised women and helps them build better futures for themselves and their families It will help girls to earn higher wages which will contribute to the economy Educated girls are more likely to be agents of change and innovation It will lead to more Women Entrepreneurs which will create more jobs Education helps in developing critical thinking skills It will contribute to human development Educated girls are more likely to be advoc ..read more
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