Home Women Women oi-Lekhaka By Deepannita Das on March 8, 2021 It's been years and still, we celebrate International Women's Day but while some believe that it has resulted due to a feminist cause, only a handful of us know that this day is traced back to the labour movement in Germany. It was in 1911 when the first-ever Women's Day was organised by Clara Zetkin, a German Marxist theorist, and an advocate for women rights. Cut to the present, today, 8 March marks International Women's Day and this year's theme is Choose To Challenge. Well, we all have amazing women around us who have made this world a better place to live in- be it women leaders or entrepreneurs. B R Ambedkar once said, 'I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.' On this extraordinary day, five women have come forward to share their journeys and experiences which will motivate you to the core to build a … [Read more...] about International Women’s Day 2021: Quotes From Women Leaders And Entrepreneurs That Will Inspire You
On the International Women's Day, Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa lauded Pakistani women for their immense contribution in the glory and honour of the nation. "Pakistani women contributed immensely for glory and honour of our nation," said the COAS in a message shared by DG ISPR on Twitter. Gen Bajwa also acknowledged that women are at the forefront in the fight against COVID. "Women in uniform have proved their mettle by contributing copiously in diverse fields serving the nation and humanity" said Gen Bajwa. He added that women deserve the nation's "immense respect and gratitude". International Women's Day The day is being observed worldwide to acknowledge the outstanding contributions by women in different fields across the globe. This year's theme for the International Women's Day is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”. Women's Day in Pakistan Pakistan is also celebrating women's day with different seminars, … [Read more...] about COAS lauds Pakistani women for immense contribution in glory and honour of nation
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Kindly Share This Story: As the 2021 International Women’s Day (IWD21) calls on people and organisations to #choosetochallenge for a better world for women, Guaranty Trust Bank plc (GTBank) has launched an initiative, tagged #GiveHerBetaHealth, to draw attention to the need for universal essential healthcare coverage, especially for women in the informal sector. Through the initiative, the leading African financial institution is providing 1000 self-employed women with BetaHealth for a year, at no cost. Launched in 2020, BetaHealth is a low-cost healthcare package that provides coverage for essential health services such as malaria treatments, pre and postnatal care, accidents and medical emergencies as well as life insurance, all at a subscription fee of N500 per month. Offered through more than 1000 hospitals and pharmacies nationwide, BetaHealth also provides a telemedicine service that allows the user to speak with a Doctor over the phone anytime, anywhere. … [Read more...] about #GiveHerBetaHealth: GTBank Champions Access to Health Insurance for Women on International Women’s Day.
Kindly Share This Story: By Omeiza Ajayi As the world marks the 2021 International Women’s Day, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC said it has afforded women greater voice and participation in party management as well as governance of the country. National Secretary, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee CECPC, Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe in a statement issued Monday in Abuja said the party is happy to celebrate “our teeming women membership and the entire women folk”. According to him, the National Chairman of the APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee CECPC, Gov. Mai Mala Buni is unflinching in his determination to make the party, a more women-inclusive political organisation. He said; “from the composition of the Party’s various membership registration committees, to the Governor Yahaya Bello-led Committee on Women, Youths and People With Disabilities (PWDs) sensitisation and the on-going APC … [Read more...] about IWD 2021: We’ve given women greater voice, participation in Party, Govt – APC