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Gender Equity – Including Young Men and Boys | 12th Dr. Lalita Iyer Memorial Lecture

This is an edited version of Rohini Nilekani’s speech, “Gender Equity – Including Young Men and Boys” at the 12th Dr. Lalita Iyer Memorial Lecture at IIM, Ahmedabad on April 13, 2019 at IIM, Ahmedabad. When Nandan and I became wealthy, the responsibility of that wealth sat heavy on our shoulders, but the duty to […]

Apr 13, 2019 | Keynote

The National Conversation: Barriers and Enablers to Engage Boys and Men Towards Gender Equality

The objective of this research enquiry is to understand what the barriers and opportunities are to accelerate work with boys and men towards gender equality in India, and to initiate a national conversation towards the same goal. The research was conceived because Rohini Nilekani Philanthropies and Equal Community Foundation (ECF) identified a lack of publicly […]

Feb 28, 2018 | Report

Moment Of Glory – Kittur Rani Chennamma awards

Akshara Foundation’s Rohini Nilekani and actress Jayamala are among those felicitated with the Kittur Rani Chennamma awards on Saturday. View PDF

Mar 15, 2008 | Article

Moment Of Glory

Akshara Foundation’s Rohini Nilekani and actress Jayamala are among those felicitated with the Kittur Rani Chennamma awards on Saturday. View PDF

Mar 9, 2008 | Article

Paying women their due on their day

Women’s role important, says Karnataka High Court Chief Justice Cyriac Joseph. Inaugurating Women’s Day celebrations jointly organised by Department of Women and Child Development and Karnataka Legal Services Authority, in Bangalore, Chief Justice Cyriac Joseph said women have important role in everybody’s life. Special awards for active Stree Shakti self help groups, Kitturu Chennamma awards […]

Mar 9, 2008 | Article

Women seek more power and a quota –

When the cry for equality for women reached the peak, one man sighed wistfully and said, “Viva la the difference”(Long live the difference).It was left to one’s imagination to ponder and decide what he was referring to. The city on Saturday celebrated International Women’s Day. with a rally, a walk and several functions to honour […]

Mar 9, 2008 | Article

Chennamma Award for Jayamala, Rohini Nilekani

Actor Jayamala Ramachandra and Rohini Nilekani are among those selected for the Kittur hennamma Award by the otate Government this year. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Government has announced the best Stree Shakti (self-help groups) and Kittur Chennamma Award. View PDF

Mar 8, 2008 | Article