Category Gender, Pluralism and Social Inclusion

Empowering Single Women: Paving the Path to Equitable Futures in India

Empowering Single Women: Paving the Path to Equitable Futures in India

On the fifth of August 2022, Ms Supriya Sule, Member of Parliament India of the 17th Lok Sabha, introduced a private members bill titled “The Protection of Rights of Widows and Single Women and Abolishment of Widowhood Practices Bill, 2022”.  The Statement of Objects and Reasons of the Bill held that an “ecosystem of neglect leads to millions of widows and single women being pushed into poverty, unable to guarantee a healthy life for themselves and their dependent children” and thus sought to safeguard the rights of widows and single women and to work towards a more equitable, accepting, and progressive society for them.
Diplomacy, Foreign Policy and Leadership for Young Women in Public Policy

Diplomacy, Foreign Policy and Leadership for Young Women in Public Policy

A National Winter School Program on Young Women Leaders in Public Policy Fellowship was organized by Gender Impact Studies Center, IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute. The 9th Session of this course was conducted from 6th January to 8th March. The session was convened by Dr. Arjun Kumar, Simmi Mehata, Prof. Gumadi Srideviji, and Adv Dr. Shalu Nigam. The course is conducted by esteemed women pioneers from varied fields with special guidance to emerging young Women Leaders.