August 2020

NETRI Foundation at Janta Parliament 2020

JANTA PARLIAMENT – a simulated, virtual Parliament session for discussing urgent COVID related issues and suggesting policy changes to the government. Organizers:  Article21 Trust, Rethink Aadhar and Maadhyam Initiative Background: Parliament has not been in session since the first lockdown was imposed 4 months ago and all government policy decisions since then have escaped legislative […]

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Hall of Fame: Women Politicians of the Indian Constituent Assembly | Archive

Constitution of India Founding Mothers of Indian Constitution Gandhi& Sarojini Naidu- 1942 AICC Session AMMU SWAMINATHAN Sucheta Kriplani Begum Aizaz Rasul Rajkumari Amrit Kaur Dakshyani Hansa Mehta Previous Next Biographical Essays: Founding Mothers of India | Women Politicians in the Constituent Assembly of India The first of its kind platform archiving the lives and contributions […]

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Technology, Women & Politics | NETRI X SheThePeopleTV | Women Who Lead Series

In 2019, the India Internet report stated that the female internet user population in the country is only half of the 258 million male internet users, and ‘the bias is more evident in rural India. Indian women are 26% less likely to own mobile phone & 56% less likely to use mobile internet. This digital gap is not only evident but also impacts gender-power relations through gender-tech relations. On 25th July 2020, NETRI Foundation in partnership with SheThePeople.TV hosted the second online dialogue - “Technology, Women and Politics: Post-COVID elections, Digitisation and Women Politicians”- as part of the Women Who Lead Series. Read more to find out the key takeaways from the discussion held with leading women politicians- Atishi Marlena, Diya Kumari, Jothimani, digital expert Osama Manzar and Mr. Krishnan Pallassana representing civil society.

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