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

1. Single women will now be recognized as ‘family’ in Tamil Nadu, to avail ration cards

https://www.newindianexpress.com/good-news/2021/oct/27/single-women-now-family-in-tn-to-avail-ration-cards-2376214.html

2. Women-owned SMEs face a huge financing gap of $158 billion

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/small-biz/sme-sector/the-158-billion-hole-in-financing-women-owned-smes/articleshow/87296569.cms

3. Jal Jeevan Mission not just about providing water but also empowering women

https://www.news18.com/news/opinion/jal-jeevan-mission-not-just-about-no-of-tap-water-connections-its-about-empowering-women-4369364.html

4. Even the World’s Top Business cities are not doing enough for working women, gender inequality

https://www.bloomberg.com/features/best-business-cities-women-ranking-2021/

5. Task force for women’s rights in Goa: ‘Reserve 50% of assembly seats for women’

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/reserve-50-assembly-seats-for-women/articleshow/87290093.cms

6. Nykaa IPO: Founder Falguni Nayyar to be catapulted into India’s Rarefied Club of Billionaire women

https://www.bloombergquint.com/wealth/rarefied-club-of-billionaire-indian-women-to-grow-with-nykaa-ipo

7. The National Human Rights Commission asks the government to increase participation of women at international forums

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/nhrcasks-government-to-increase-participation-of-women-at-international-forums-101635306754756-amp.html

8. 41% of Indians unaware of examinations related to women’s health

https://wap.business-standard.com/article-amp/health/41-of-indians-unaware-of-examinations-related-to-women-s-health-121102300333_1.html

9. Food delivery firm Swiggy to give 2-day paid monthly period leave to female delivery partners

https://wap.business-standard.com/article-amp/companies/swiggy-to-give-2-day-paid-monthly-period-leave-to-female-delivery-partners-121102001350_1.html

10. National Women’s Boxing Championships: Manju Rani, Nikhat Zareen storm into the semifinals

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/boxing/manju-rani-nikhat-zareen-storm-into-national-womens-boxing-championships-semis/articleshow/87260170.cms?from=mdr

11. Women farmers in Himachal Pradesh move towards empowerment through natural farming

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/himachals-women-farmers-are-expanding-their-horizons-naturally/article37141852.ece/amp/

12. NSDC launches India’s first ‘Skill Impact Bond’, fund to benefit 50,000 youth

https://wap.business-standard.com/article-amp/markets/india-s-first-skill-impact-bond-launched-fund-to-benefit-50-000-youth-121102600967_1.html









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