Tag Archives: Women

Women driving used car sales in India: Honda, Volkswagen, Nissan preferred brands

Women are now key drivers in the growth of used car market in India Gone are the days when a woman was expected to occupy only the passenger seat with a smile plastered on her face as the man flexed his ‘skills’, occasionally cracking a joke or two on women drivers and their lousiness. Shattering all these stereotypes with utmost ... Read More »

Google India, Tata agree with expand virtual Literacy Programme for Rural women

Google India and Tata Trusts on Wednesday announced to increase their joint programme “internet Saathi” that brings virtual literacy to the doorsteps of girls in four more states inside the united states of america. The programme will now be to be had in West Bengal, Assam, Uttar Pradesh and Tripura. released in 2015, it already covers nine states in India, ... Read More »

Google Proposes thirteen New Emojis dedicated to professional women

Furthering the purpose of lowering gender inequality in phrases of representation inside the realm of emojis, 4 employees from Google have submitted a suggestion to the Unicode Consortium to add thirteen emoji that higher represent expert women. The Unicode Consortium is the body answerable for the advent of recent emojis, and the Google group is pushing for the alternate to ... Read More »

Strong Interest in US Cab Service Just for Women and Children

US entrepreneur Michael Pelletz’s project of a rideshare service for women and children with vehicles driven by women has prompted such interest that he is postponing the service’s launch date. Chariot For Women, fully funded by its founder and close associates, was initially set to kick off on Tuesday. Interest in the service has largely been driven by the apprehension ... Read More »

More Gujarat Villages Ban Single Women From Using ‘Distracting’ Phones

Several villages in Gujarat have banned girls and single women from owning mobile phones, saying the devices distract them from their studies. A couple of villages in Mehsana and Banaskantha districts in Gujarat have imposed the ban in recent weeks, with more villages joining the campaign, said Ranjit Singh Thakor, president of the Mehsana district council. The ban applies to ... Read More »

Gujarat Village Bans Single Women From Using Mobile Phones

A village in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat has banned single women from using mobile phones, with elders deeming the technology a “nuisance to society”. Members of the Suraj village council in Mehsana, the Prime Minister’s home district, passed a resolution in early February outlawing the use of mobile phones for teenage girls and young women. ... Read More »

Zika Scare Prompts Philippines To Advise Women To Postpone Pregnancy

The Philippines, sole reported case of Zika was in 2012 and involved a teenage boy in Cebu island in central Philippines. (Reuters File Photo) MANILA:  A minister in the Philippines has urged women to delay pregnancy until more is known about the mosquito-borne Zika virus raging in Latin America, even though the Asian country’s only reported case of zika was ... Read More »