List of Women Events on August-1997

9- August-1997 Sonia Gandhi addresses Congress plenary session at Calcutta.
13- August-1997 Supreme Court lays down guidelines and norms for the effective enforcement of the basic human right of gender equality and guarantee against sexual harassment at work places.
13- August-1997 The contentious women's reservation bill put on the back burner with PM Gujral saying govt. would not push through such a major social legislation until there was a consensus on it.
15- August-1997 IWM Vijayalakshmi wins Asian Zonal Women's Chess tournament in Tehran.
20- August-1997 Lata Mangeshkar receives the Fifth Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award from the President.
25- August-1997 Neelam J. Singh rewrites her own discussion mark in the domestic circuit meet in Chennai.