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Historical Swadeshi Vaccine Launched : A major Milestone to curb Cervical Cancer and save Millions Of Lives

31 On September 1, Union Minister, Dr. Jitendra Singh ,announced the completion of India’s first indigenously developed Cervavac- quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus Vaccine for the prevention of cervical cancer in India. Hope grows as India has been fully dependent on foreign manufacturers for the HPV vaccine but this first indigenously developed qHPV vaccine could be a …

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RULING NDA’S CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2022 – SMT.DROUPADI MURMU (FORMER GOVERNOR OF JHARKHAND)

13 A TRIBAL LEADER FROM ODISHA, SHE HAS BEEN NAMED AS THE RULING NDA’S CANDIDATE FOR THE UPCOMING PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN JULY 2022. THE DECISION WAS TAKEN AT THE  PARLIAMENTARY BOARD MEETING OF BHARTIYA JANTA PARTY HELD ON TUESDAY. ON BEING ELECTED, MURMU WOULD BECOME THE FIRST TRIBAL PRESIDENT, SECOND FEMALE PRESIDENT OF INDIA AND …

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VISHAKA & ORS. V. STATE OF RAJASTHAN & ORS. ( AIR 1997 SC 3011)

64 VISHAKA V. STATE OF RAJASTHAN IS A LANDMARK JUDGMENT PRONOUNCED IN 1997 BY THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA. THIS CASE LED TO THE ENACTMENT OF CERTAIN GUIDELINES TO DEAL WITH CASES OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACES. BHANWARI DEVI, A SOCIAL WORKER FROM RAJASTHAN, WAS BRUTALLY GANG-RAPED BY SIX GUJJAR MEN FOR STOPPING …

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THE FIRST FEMALE CHAIRPERSON OF SEBI- MADHABI PURI BUCH

56 Madhabi Puri Buch has been appointed the next chairperson of market regulator SEBI, making her the first woman to hold the position. This is the first time a woman and a private sector employee has been appointed for a significant position with SEBI.  Buch will be the 10th chief of the market regulator, the …

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‘Back to Work’ Policy to be a significant step in empowering women

166 Women are super humans! They efficiently juggle between raising children, domestic duties, earning bread, and manage to do it all effortlessly. We witness women rising to top offices—take Leela Nair as CHRO of ULE and Geeta Gopinath as Chief Economist of the IMF examples—and also becoming the sarpanch in village panchayats.Although, the potential in …

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Remembering bell hooks, the undaunted feminist

172 “I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else’s whim or to someone else’s ignorance.” The world still mourns the incalculable loss of an inimitable author, professor and activist, bell hooks. The impact of her works that range from gender, race, class to education and critical pedagogy …

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ONGC GETS IT FIRST FEMALE CHAIRPERSON: ALKA MITTAL

251 Alka Mittal who has previously served as ONGC’s Director of Human Resources, has created history by becoming the first female interim chairman and managing director of ONGC. The position was previously filled by Subash Kumar, who recently retired on 31 December. Mittal is also the first woman to hold the post of a full-time …

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