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Here’s your weekly dose of news update from us!

1. Over ₹25000 crore has been sanctioned to more than 1.14 lakh accounts under the Stand Up India scheme.

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/stand-up-india-scheme-25000-crore-to-over-114-lakh-accounts-sanctioned/article34238580.ece

2. These tribal women from Madhya Pradesh are scripting their own success stories - one saree at a time.

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/mp-tribal-women-vogue-magazine-fashion-industry-7257794/

3. The Indian Women’s League 2021 which was to be held in Odisha has been postponed indefinitely by the AIFF due to the rising cases of COVID-19 in the state.

https://www.espn.in/football/story/4353165/indian-womens-league-2021-postponed-indefinitely

4. The Indian women’s 4x100m relay team will make its World Athletic Relays debut in Poland.

https://www.thehindu.com/sport/athletics/womens-4x100m-team-to-make-world-relays-debut-in-poland/article34257050.ece

5. Women, youth, lower-skilled workers and emerging economies have been hit harder by COVID-19: IMF

https://www.businesstoday.in/sectors/jobs/covid-19-hit-women-youth-lower-skilled-workers-harder-imf/story/435913.html

6. Shikha Pandey enters the top ten bowlers’ list while Mithali Raj and Mandhana retain their respective spots in the ICC Women ODI rankings.

https://www.hindustantimes.com/cricket/icc-women-odi-rankings-shikha-pandey-enters-top-10-bowlers-list-mandhana-mithali-retain-respective-spots-101617703361915.html

7. India contributes $300,000 to UN Women for gender equality & women empowerment.

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/india/india-contributes-300000-to-un-women/articleshow/81868903.cms?from=mdr

8. A 118-Year-Old woman from Madhya Pradesh has received her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/118-year-old-madhya-pradesh-woman-tulsabai-receives-first-dose-of-covid-vaccine-2406149

9. With only 8 women Supreme Court judges in 70 years, an association of women’s lawyers have approached the Supreme Court with a plea to appoint more meritorious women as judges.

https://theprint.in/judiciary/only-8-women-sc-judges-in-70-years-plea-seeks-greater-representation-in-higher-judiciary/635165/

10. Women voters have outnumbered men in the 4th phase polls of the West Bengal elections.

https://www.business-standard.com/article/elections/west-bengal-elections-women-voters-outnumber-men-in-4th-phase-polls-121040700498_1.html

 

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