Tag - Ela Bhatt

Hillary Clinton meets SEWA workers in Gujarat, announces $50 M climate fund for women


Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton announced on February 6, a $50 million Global Climate Resilience Fund for women to combat climate change. She addressed salt pan workers at Kuda village in Gujarat's Surendranagar district that the fund will empower women and communities to combat climate change and help give new livelihood opportunities...

Ela Bhatt, SEWA founder & women’s activist, dies


New Delhi: Ela Bhatt, noted Gandhian and women's rights activist who founded the Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA), passed away on November 2 after a brief illness. She was 89. "It is with profound grief that we announce the passing away of our beloved and respected founder, Smt Elaben Bhatt, a pioneer in advocating women workers'...