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Centre for CSR & Sustainability Excellence (CCSE) launched its initiative D-Talk on Creating a safe online space for Women and Children #MySafeSpace

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Dr.Soumitro Chakraborty, Mr.Pavan Duggal, Mr. Rakshit Tandon, Mr.Prashant Mali, DR. Jayanti Dutta

The Centre for CSR and Sustainability Excellence, a non profit foundation conducted its first successful talk show D-talk on the subject Creating a Safe Online Space for Women and Children at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library. The flagship talk show titled “My Safe Space” intends to highlight the growing trend of trolling and abusing women online while indicate cyber threat against children. The agenda of the talk session was to emphasize the major types of crime witnessed by women and children in the online space and provide some recommendations on security, safety and legal ramifications.

The show was graced with the presence of some distinguished subject-matter experts such as clinical psychologist and activist Dr. Jayanti Dutta- Clinical Psychologist & Activist, Advocate Prashant Mali- Bombay High Court, Advocate Mr. Pavan Duggal- Supreme Court, Cyber security expert Mr. Rakhsit Tandon. Read more

APURVA PUROHIT WINS BUSINESS TODAY’S MOST POWERFUL WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARD

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By Ashok Punatar Mobile: 09820746494 Email: ashokpunatar@gmail.com


Jagran Prakashan Ltd’s (JPL) President Ms. Apurva Purohit has been declared as one of the ‘Most Powerful Women in Business’ by Business Today magazine. The prestigious award was presented by Ms Arundhati Bhattacharya, Former Chairman, State Bank of India and Mr. Raj Chengappa, Group Editorial Director, India Today Group at a power-packed event held in Mumbai.

Ms. Apurva Purohit is credited with the successful listing of Music Broadcast Ltd. (Radio City) on the Indian bourses in 2017; the growth and turnaround of critical businesses under the Jagran umbrella. Radio City has won several awards over the years and has been ranked in ‘Great Place to Work’ Survey for 7 years. This year, Radio City became the #8 in the Top 10 list of Great Places to Work for in India amongst a list of 600 participating organizations across all industries in the country. Read more

58% Successful Gig Economy Professionals are Women: Flexiorg Study

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

The new phenomenon of Gig Economy has empowered and opened up a wealth of opportunity for students, workers & professionals in both male & female category. However as per a study conducted by FlexiOrg, a global platform for transparent staffing solution, it has been found that women have been majorly impacted with Gig Work Economy.

The study which surveyed, 2500 female gig workers in the India, explored the reasons why women have taken gig jobs, the income they make, which jobs are the most popular for women, and the drawbacks of gig work for women, among other issues.

Some 58% of female gig workers surveyed were between 18-35 years old, 30% were 35-50, and 12% were 51-65. Most were educated, with 88% of female gig workers reported that they had completed at least some college. And 70% said they were the primary caregivers for their family.

In study, it was found that almost One third, around 33%of female gig workers reported that they are managing their job and gig assignment as well, while 48% left their jobs continued their career as a gig worker as they get equal treatment, flexibility of work and good remuneration on the basis of assignment. Twenty-eight percent needed time to care for a family member. Wanting a career change was the reason cited by 23% of female gig workers and 14% turned to gig work after being laid off. However for female legal workers, that figure is 42%. Out of the total number of female gig workers, 32% said they took on the work because they wanted to leave more stressful jobs.

63 percent of female gig workers rely on gig work as their primary source of income. The study shows that 82% of female gig workers see their jobs as providing an opportunity for equal pay.

The core reason of joining Gig work was Flexible hours, No Commute, Variety of Projects to work and more personal time. Almost all female gig workers (90%) said they would recommend gig work to a female friend, 57% said they don’t want their children to take gig work, which highlights that these jobs are still far from ideal source of income. Read more

Richa Chadha hosts a special screening of ‘Love Sonia’ for women of small towns

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Richa Chadha

Richa Chadha will be hosting a special screening of her upcoming movie, ‘Love Sonia’ for women of small towns and villages across the country to create awareness on human and sex trafficking.

She truly believes that it is extremely essential to educate women at the elementary level in order to eliminate the practice of human sex trade. Read more

Secret Temptation’s new TVC empowers Women to #OwnYourTemptation

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Secret Temptation , the  Popular female grooming brand from the House of McNROE-  has launched a new brand platform. This is part of a consolidated re-launch. Secret Temptation is a brand with a strong legacy which has seen aggressive growth in the last year. It was felt that it was time to re-phrase the brand given the evolution  of women and their aspirations.

The brand  speaks the bold voice of today’s young women who refuse to be cowed down by stereo-types of society and their immediate environment.  Read more

Watch the winds of change blow with Discovery’s new show – Women Fighter Pilots

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Discovery, India’s leading infotainment channel, will give an all-access pass to the viewers to delve deep into the lives of India’s first generation of female combat aircraft pilots with its new series – Women Fighter Pilots.  It is a fascinating story of 3 women - Avani Chaturvedi, Bhawana Kanth and Mohana Singh - pioneers of our time, fighting the odds and changing mindsets.

The 2-part series premiers August 24 at 21:00 hrs on Discovery Channel and Discovery World HD. Veer by Discovery, India’s leading dedicated military channel on YouTube, will also showcase short stories on Women Fighter Pilots. The on-air broadcast of the show is Co-Presented by Flipkart while Kirloskar and Airtel have come on board as Co Powered by Sponsors.

Till 2015, the flight cadets of the Air Force Academy were given a choice between three flying streams – Helicopters, Transport and Fighters.  Fighter flying being the only stream reserved for men. Then, the Indian Air Force made a landmark decision to open the fighter flying program for its female cadets on an experimental basis for a period of five years.  Creating history, the first batch of three women fighter pilots — Avani Chaturvedi, Bhawana Kanth and Mohana Singh were inducted in Indian Air Force fighter squadron.  A significant milestone for the Indian Air Force, as this marked the first time it permitted women in combat roles. Read more

This Independence Day, it’s all about women at Seawoods Grand Central

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By Vivek K. Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Seawoods Grand Central (SGC) Mall, the ultimate fashion destination of Navi Mumbai, will mark India’s 71st Independence Day with a unique theme — ‘Celebrating the Indian woman’. In a first-of-its-kind initiative by any shopping mall, the SGC Mall will deploy approx 150 women personnel for mall management on August 15. Women will be in charge of common areas including the parking space, food court and entrance security in what will be a first step towards inducting more women in the workforce.

 

The SGC Mall, which was established with the agenda of transformation, has been striving for gender parity not just in its own workforce, but also in Indian society and in the workplace in general. A McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) report said that, by 2025, India can add up to $770 billion to its GDP by closing the gender gap in the labour force.

 

As part of this theme, the SGC Mall is also rolling out multiple offers to woo its women customers. For example, all women drivers will have free parking on Independence Day in addition to an upto 60% discount on over 200 brands.

 

Acknowledging the giant strides made by Indian women in sports, the SGC décor will have special photo-zones that salute the super achievements of sportswomen such as cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur, badminton player PV Sandhu and wrestler Sakshi Malik among others. This will be in addition to the colourful décor planned for Independence Day. Read more

Inorbit’s Pink Power 2018 culminates after empowering the entrepreneur dream of ten women

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Inorbit Pink Power winners strike a pose with youth icon Malishka at Inorbit mall Malad

Every woman today is venturing into unexplored business avenues and writing her own success story. Inorbit mall Pink Power has discovered some of these women entrepreneurs and supported them over the last few years.

2018 witnessed the fourth season of Inorbit Pink Power. Malishka Mendonsa – the youth icon felicitated the ten winners of Pink Power 2018 at Inorbit Mall, Malad today. It was an evening filled with encouragement and applauds as Inorbit witnessed the emergence of 10 promising women entrepreneurs who made their way as Pink Power winners. They won a free retail space within Inorbit Malls for a period of 9 months. These winners were chosen from cities like Mumbai (Malad & Vashi), Bangalore, Hyderabad and Vadodara. Read more

Bina Modi, awarded “Women of the Decade in Business & Leadership” at Women Economic Forum Awards 2018

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Bina Modi, receiving the highest award - Women of the Decade in Business & Leadership - at Women Economic Forum Awards 2018

A successful entrepreneur and leader, Bina Modi was awarded the “Women of the Decade in Business & Leadership” at Women Economic Forum Awards 2018, held on Friday, August 3, 2018, at Delhi.

An associate of ALL Ladies League (ALL), the Women Economic Forum (WEF) is a global conference to foster empowering conversations and connections among women committed to foster constructive change in ALL walks of life. Also present at the event were Femina Editor – Tanya Chaitanya, fashion designer – Ritu Beri, Founder of Mpower – Neerja Birla and others.

Speaking at the event, Mrs Modi said, “With a focus on empowering women, artisans and ensuring equality for them, I have been constantly working on various projects to achieve this. Receiving this award is an honour for me.”

Bina Modi has also founded and built several successful brands that respond to the niche audience; her Ego Specialty Restaurant Chain, Dessange Salon and Beacon Travels are renowned in their respective industries. Fashion brand ‘Bina’s’ is especially valued by her. Bina’s was launched with a vision to create a global market for traditional designs and embroidery. The brand experiments and is inspired by different fabrics, threads and embroideries, and antique textiles from all over the world. Bina’s is credited with reviving and using traditional artistry such as Chikankari and Parsi Gara into modern women’s wear.  Read more

Pee Safe introduces Aloe-Vera Panty Liners; becomes the latest hit among new-age women

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

India’s leading daily hygiene brand ‘Pee Safe’ introduces Aloe-Vera Panty Liners; focuses on women comfort, hygiene and wellness overall.  The new product is now available on the brand’s online store www.peesafe.com and Amazon, will be soon available on major e-commerce marketplaces. Being natural and cost effective, the product has become ‘talk of the town’ among young female students and working professionals.

The brand facilitates the best products with natural ingredients, non-chemical composition and user-friendly packaging at an affordable price. This helps the consumers to choose and adopt the best available in market in order to keep them safe, hygienic and healthy. Read more