Women Empowerment Current Affairs, GK & News

Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Birth Anniversary

Jyotirao Phule was born on Born on 11th April 1827. He was an anti-caste reformer and social activist who along with Savitribai Phule, his wife, worked for the upliftment of children and women of the marginalized communities, and encouraged women’s education. Overview: He belonged to Maharashtra and worked hard to eradicate caste oppression and untouchability. ..

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India’s Contribution to UN Women

USD 500,000 has been contributed by India to the UN Women, the United Nations agency for women empowerment and gender equality. Overview: The contribution was made by India to reaffirm the country’s valued partnership of gender parity and development that are women-led. India will be working with the UN Women to further boost their relationships. ..

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Deloitte Women in Boardroom report

The Women in the Boardroom report was recently released by Deloitte Global. This is the seventh edition of the report. According to the report, women hold only 17.1% board seats in India. However, this has increased. In 2014, it was 9.4%. 2014 has been taken as base year of comparison because in 2013, the companies ..

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National Girl Child Day

Every year the National Girl Child Day is celebrated on January 24. The day is celebrated to promote the rights of girl child in the country. Also the day aims to spread the importance of education, health and nutrition of the girl child. Theme The Government of India did not announce any theme in 2022. ..

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AP Mahila Police Wing

The Andhra Pradesh State Government recently notified rules for the Mahila Police Wing. Also, it has created a separate women police cadre. About the new women police wing The uniform of the new women police is Khaki colour. The wing comprises of inspectors, sub inspectors, senior mahila police, assistant sub inspectors, mahila police personnel. Also, ..

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