International Women’S Day: Women Empowerment Schemes

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The International Women’s Day will be celebrated on 8 March 2017. The earliest organized Women’s Day observance was held on February 28, 1909. International Women’s Day was earlier known as the International Working Women’s Day. International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

Women Empowerment Schemes in India

Image of the Women Empowerment Schemes in India

Image of the Women Empowerment Schemes in India

Image of the Women Empowerment Schemes in India

Beti Bacho Beti Padhao Scheme

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao is a scheme launched by the government of India. This scheme aims to spread awareness and improve the welfare efficiency services for women. The scheme was launched in January 2015.

Objectives of Beti Bacho Beti Padhao Scheme

The objectives of Beti Bacho Beti Padhao Scheme

The objectives of Beti Bacho Beti Padhao Scheme

The objectives of Beti Bacho Beti Padhao Scheme

One Stop Centre Scheme

  • One Stop Centres (OSC) is intended to support women affected by violence, in private and public spaces, within the family, community and at the workplace.
  • Women facing physical, sexual, emotional, psychological and economic abuse, irrespective of age, class, caste, education status, marital status, race and culture will be facilitated with support and redressal.
  • The scheme is being implemented through States/UTs from 1st April 2015

Service provide in OSCs

Service provide in OSCs

Service provide in OSCs

Service provide in OSCs

Women Helpline Scheme

  • Scheme for Universalization of Women Helpline is meant to provide 24 hours immediate and emergency response to women affected by violence.
  • This scheme is being implemented since from 01 - 04 - 2015 by the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development.

The objectives of the Scheme

  • To provide toll-free 24-hours telecom service to women affected by violence seeking support and information.
  • To facilitate crisis and non-crisis intervention through referral to the appropriate agencies such as police/Hospitals/Ambulance services/District Legal Service Authority (DLSA) / Protection Officer (PO) /OSC.
  • To provide information about the appropriate support services, government schemes and programmes available to the woman affected by violence, in her particular situation within the local area in which she resides or is employed.

Ujjwala Yojana

  • The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana is a welfare program of the government of India.
  • Ujjwala Yojana launched by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2016.
  • Government aims to provide LPG connections to BPL households in the country.

SWADHA Greh

The Swadhar scheme was launched by the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development in 2002

Objectives:

  • Provide immediate shelter, food, clothing and care to women in crisis.
  • Arrange for specific clinical, legal support in coordination with Local/State administration.
  • Coordinate in rehabilitating women in crisis.

Mahila E-Haat

  • Mahila E – Haat was lunched by the Ministry of Women and Child Development on 7 March, 2016.
  • The union government has launched an online marketing platform Mahila E – Haat.
  • Mahila E – Haat facilitate women entrepreneurs to sell their products to buyer.

- Published/Last Modified on: March 20, 2017