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MAKERS: Women Who Make India

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    US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies of Cancer

    She passed away at her home in Washington on Friday, September 18, after fighting a year-long battle against Pancreatic Cancer.

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    These Women Entrepreneurs Are Taking Indian Culture to the Next Generation Through Toys And Games

    Children today tend to play more with gadgets than the kind of toys and games that earlier generations enjoyed. Some of the adverse health effects of using these gadgets include diminished social communication skills and reduced quality of sleep. As the younger generation leans towards being more tech savvy, these women entrepreneurs are bringing play into their lives by giving them a taste of Indian games of the past. Also Read: These Women-Led Initiatives Help Underprivileged Youths Seek Employment

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    Another Week When Kangana Ranaut Ruled Headlines Even More Than COVID-19: Women Speak Up

    Looking at the social media activity in the past week, one may think that the world is not suffering from a deadly pandemic at the moment.

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    One-woman army: Meet 5 Entrepreneurs Who Built Business Empires from Scratch, Making India Proud

    MAKERS India looks at 5 Indian women who began with a dream and went on to establish business empires across various sectors.

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    Shabana Azmi: An Actor Par Excellence & A Fearless Voice of Reason

    In the 44 years since her debut, Indian cinema has seen the brilliance of actor Shabana Azmi in more than 100 films. Always daring to venture into unconventional roles - in movies including 'Godmother,' 'Fire,' and '15 Park Avenue' - Shabana has established herself as one of the best actresses in the history of Indian cinema. Winner of numerous accolades, the doyen of silver screen has also been applauded for her strong and straight forward views on social issues, and playing an active role in protests against anti-people policies of the government. MAKERS India wishes many more blissful years to Shabana Azmi, who turns 70 today. Also Read: Changing narratives: Five female actors who won the nation’s heart

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    Struggling With Office Politics? This Leadership Coach Has All The Answers

    Through her book, Bhavna aims to educate corporate employees about how and why politics exist, and how they can navigate it smoothly. 

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    Mira Nair Honoured At Toronto International Film Festival; Actor Tabu Praises the Director

    The TIFF Tribute Awards is an annual fundraiser that is a part of the festival, and is considered to be one of the most important launching pads for cinema. 

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    8 Times Women Spoke Up For Equal Pay

    September 18 is regarded by the United Nations as International Equal Pay Day, with regard to the efforts towards the achievement of equal pay for work of equal value. According to the UN, it is also reflective of their commitment to human rights and against all forms of discrimination, including discrimination against women and girls. World over, women across politics, entertainment, corporate, and other sectors have spoken up for the cause. Find out more in this video. Also Read: 7 Women From Rajasthan Following Entrepreneurship's Path to Success

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    The Moment I Think I'm Superior and Others Are Inferior, I'm Finished as a Human Being: Urmila Matondkar

    In today's thought of the day, let's take a look at the bold words of actor Urmila Matondkar. She says, "As long as I don't look down upon any characters, that's fine. The moment I do that - the moment I think I'm superior or that others are inferior - I'm finished as an artist and as a human being."

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    Concerns Arise As the Legal Marriage Age For Indian Women Is Set to Increase From 18 to 21

    Pregnancy-related complications are the number one cause of death among girls between 15 and 19 years of age. Because adolescent girls are still growing themselves, they are at greater risk of complications if they become pregnant.

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