NETRI Foundation & Jhatka has launched a Petition for Passing Women’s Reservation Bill in Special Session of the Parliament JOIN 1000+ Women in Demanding Women’s Reservation Bill To bring equal representation in action, join us in demanding that the Women’s Reservation Bill be tabled and discussed in the Special Session of the Parliament taking place […]
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In the fight towards protecting our nature, women leaders are coming at the forefront by implementing and demanding radical policies on emissions to advocating for the most vulnerable populations to climate change. From Anne Hidalgo, Paris mayor who tackled pollution in her first term, Carolina Schmidt, Chile’s Minister of Environment working for renewable and free energy to the famous Caroline Lucas, drafting a greener policy and reducing fossil fuel consumption, these women are setting up an example for encouraging more lead on climate action for tomorrow. However, women are still underrepresented in climate policy decision making. Globally, less than 8% of women are represented in the cabinet. There is a need for more women to enter political spaces and act as agents of change to be part of a sustainable future. Read more to understand why women’s leadership is vital for climate change action plan
NETRI draws out 3 lessons we can learn from women politicians who handled pandemic effectively- Risk aversion policy, transformative leadership and prioritizing the social consequences of the pandemic. In the blog find about the instances from countries where women head the governments.
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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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.