What's Buzzing This Week?

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Here's your weekly dose of interesting news you should be aware of right now!

1. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has started the 'Sahi Disha' campaign to celebrate women's livelihoods and entrepreneurship in rural India. The campaign highlights concerns and obstacles that affect women's opportunities in rural  India to access employment opportunities.

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/undp-launches-sahi-disha-campaign-to-celebrate-womens-livelihoods-in-rural-india/articleshow/81566807.cms?from=mdr

2. Ganemat's bronze medal in women's skeet is India's first at senior World Cups.

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/shooting/shooting-world-cup-ganemats     -bronze-first-for-india-in-womens-skeet-at-senior-world-cups/articleshow/81618118.cms?from=mdr

3. From Gurugram to Srirangapatna, the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown-induced economic distress aggravated the already structural issue in India's labor market: participation of women in the workforce.

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/one-year-since-lockdown-1-0-share-in-workforce-already-falling-covid-job-losses-hit-women-harder-7242084/

4. India won gold, silver, and bronze in the 25m pistol women's event.

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/shooting/shooting-world-cup-gold-silver-bronze-for-india-in-25m-pistol-women/articleshow/81666043.cms?from=mdr

5. India is committed to promoting gender equality and women's empowerment stated Union Minister Smriti Irani at the United Nations.

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/india-is-committed-to-advance-gender-equality-women-empowerment-smriti-irani-at-un-2394916










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