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Women act as bulwark against evils, says PM Modi

PTI
Published : Jul 13, 2018, 2:27 am IST
Updated : Jul 13, 2018, 2:26 am IST

For women empowerment financial independence is necessary… it makes them assertive and empowered.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Financially empowered women are a “bulwark against societal evils”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday while interacting with more than one crore women associated with various self-help groups across the country through his mobile App.

“For women empowerment financial independence is necessary… it makes them assertive and empowered. Financially empowered women are a bulwark against societal evils,” he said, adding that since 2014 the government has created 20 lakh self-help groups on priority.

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