With so much conversation surrounding gender equality across the world, it is time we examined the ground reality and assess if women are in fact aware of some of their basic rights. Many Indian women are victims of domestic violence and do not even know how to handle the brutality they face or whom to reach out to for legal help. Meet, 37-year-old Ishika Tolani, a reputed lawyer with close to a decade of experience in the field of family law.
International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. The theme for this year is “Balance for Better”. I spoke to 7 women achievers on building a gender-balanced world, the state of women in business today, their views on equal representation and what needs to be done to empower the woman of today.
On the occasion of International Women's Day, find out what Indian citizens think about safety of women in the country, opportunities for women, and the changes they would would like to see to achieve 'Balance for better'. Do you think women are better than men? Yes, No or other? What needs to change for equality of the genders? Leave your comments below. Video concept: Chaitra Anand
Fresh from the success of the film ‘K.G.F: Chapter 1’, actor-politician Malavika Avinash is all set to delve deeper into politics in the year 2019. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the eloquent BJP spokesperson from Karnataka shares her views on representation of women in politics, safety of women in India, prevalence of #MeToo and much more. The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is ‘Balance for Better’. Although there is 50% balance in voting, in terms of representation at the Assembly and Parliament, it’s abysmally off the mark, a mere 11%. Thanks to Modi-ji, for the first time in 70 years we have an equal representation on the Cabinet Committee on Security with (Minister of External Affairs) Sushma Swaraj and (Defence Minister) Nirmala Sitharaman holding key portfolios.