From Thalaivii release to Aesha Mukerji to Woman Raped Like Nirbhaya, List of Women in News Last Week
In the last week, many women made it to the news. While most of them are there for their victories and achievements, the news of the women raped like Nirbhaya has been shocking and scary. Let’s look at the list of all the women in news last week.
From Thalaivii to Aesha Mukerji to Woman Raped Like Nirbhaya, List of Women in News Last Week
Arpana Sen’s ‘The Rapist’: a contender for Kim Jiseok Award
The Rapist is a contender for the coveted Kim Jiseok Award that will take place at the 26th Busan International Film Festival Aparna Sen’s (BIFF). The conference is set for 6th to 15th October. The film will premier in the ‘A Window on Asian Cinema’ segment’. It has actors like Konkana Sen Sharma , Arjun Rampal and Dhanania Tanmay.
90-year-old Bihar woman Urmila Devi contests for Mukhiya Position
Urmila Devi, a woman in her 90 from Bihar is contesting for the mukhiya post. She believes that this is her way to assist society. Five years ago, she became a local politician and is now heading for Hathini village in Rohtas district in the Panchayat. She is the first woman to do that.
Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar to lead in Usha Mehta’s Biopic
Usha Mehta was an Indian independence fighter known for organising the 1942 Quit India Movement’s Congress Radio, which worked for a few months. According to reports, Usha Mehta’s nephew, director Ketan Mehta, wishes to direct it. Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar have been approached for the leading part. But only by November will the casting be locked.
Aesha Mukerji parts ways from Shikhar Dhawan
Indian Cricketer Shikhar Dhawan and his wife Aesha Mukerji have parted ways after over ten years. On September 6th, Ayesha Mukherjee wrote, “I THOUGHT DIVORCE WAS DIRTY WORD UNTIL I BECAME A 2 TIME DIVORCEE” on her Instagram profile. The post made quite a buzz on social media. She also wrote that the women struggling can “ dm ‘divorce’ and book in a Vision Call” with her.
Sports ban for Afghan Women under Taliban
Taliban has banned Afghan women from playing sports as they boycott the display of women’s bodies in the media. This comes one day after a massive Taliban cabinet in Afghanistan was announced.
The brutal Rape case of 34-year-old woman raped like Nirbhaya
A woman of 34 years was raped and severely attacked within a Stationary Tempo in Mumbai. This assault has been seen as reminiscing the 2012 Nirbhaya Rape Case of Delhi.
Musunuri Meghana in Top 50 USD Global Teacher Prize
Musunuri Meghana, the teacher from Hyderabad has made it into the top 50 for the 1 million USD Global Teacher Prize this year. She teaches social science, English and mathematical studies. She is a futurist, philanthropist, and businesswoman in education. Her aim is to provide guidance for women entrepreneurs to build their online presence and to help them develop their role as founding and chairman of the Fountainhead Global School & Junior College and as Champion of Google’s Women Entrepreneurs On The Web (WEOW).
I am truly excited and honored to be recognized in the list of the Top 50 finalists globally. I would like to thank the entire team at @VarkeyFdn #GlobalTeacherPrice2021 team for such great recognition 🙏. https://t.co/MJo4mrWnDthttps://t.co/owGnvCybfe pic.twitter.com/gIEDsz02fE
— Meghana Musunuri (Educator) (@MeghanaMusunuri) September 9, 2021
Thalaivii released in multiplexes
Kangana Ranaut starrer Thalaivii was released in multiplexes last week. The film is getting mixed reviews. It is the life story of the South Indian actress and leader Jayalalithaa. It shows her path from being an actor to six terms as Tamil Nadu chief minister.