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           Session 2:  Emotional Intelligence and Information        Challenge : Around the world nearly 98 million girls are
           Technology empowerment                                not in school. Globally, 1 in 3 women will experience gender-
                                                                 based violence in her lifetime. In the developing world, 1 in 7
           Gender Partiality in Society
                                                                 girls is married at the age of 15 or early, with some child brides
               The second session was facilitated by an expert in  even as young as 8 or 9 years. Each year more than 287,000
           emotional intelligence and information technology     women, 99 percent of them in developing countries, die from
           empowerment. During his presentation he discussed:    pregnancy and childbirth related complications. While women
           • Enabling women artisans integrate in modern economic  make up more than 40 percent of the agriculture labour force,
              system through understanding of information technology  only 3 to 20 percent are landholders. In Africa, women-owned
                                                                 enterprises make up as little as 10 percent of all businesses. In
           • Gender parity in social and economic space
                                                                 South Asia, that number is only 3 percent. And despite
           • Developing the ability to become agent of social change
                                                                 representing half the global population, women comprise less
           • Enabling access to internet based records and information  than 20 percent of the world's legislators.

               He explained how women can promote their social       Opportunity : Women account for one-half of the
           groups as well as small scale business through social media.  potential human capital in any economy. More than half a

               The expert explained about the gender partiality existing  billion women have joined the world’s work force over the
           in society through three aspects:                     past 30 years, and they make up 40 percent of the agriculture

           16th March 2017 : “Kanha”, Jaipur
           This was marked with the presence of Mr. Lekhraj Maheshwari, ex-Chairman and Member-COA, EPCH and prominent EPCH
           member exporter from the Jaipur cluster; faculty - Dr. Charu Wali Khanna and Mr. Shiv Khanna; and Mr. Kishan Lal, HPO, O/o DC
           (Handicrafts), Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

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