MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
Jul 22, 2014 06:35 PM
Gender-biased sex selection is an extreme form and manifestation of gender discrimination, say UN Women and UNFPA
[UNFPA] [child sex ratio] [UN Women] [Girl child] [Women and children] [Millennium Development Goals] [India] [Discrimination] [Gender Inequality] [Female feticide] [Women]
Jul 22, 2014 06:04 PM The deadly disease generally surfaces during the rainy season.
Jul 21, 2014 05:26 PM
The Prime Minister will lead a 20-member high-powered Bangladesh delegation at the first-ever Girl Summit to be held in the British capital.
[Bangladesh Women] [Bangladesh Prime Minister] [Bangladesh Girls]
Jul 18, 2014 07:00 AM The Connected Women Report Illustrates the power of the mobile technology to catalyse economic development and exemplifies its transformational impact across the world with real life cases, Highlighting the impact in India.
Jul 16, 2014 06:02 PM The National Health Assurance Mission’s objective is to reduce out-of-pocket spending on health care by the common citizen.
Jul 10, 2014 06:49 PM The scheme will help in improving the efficiency of delivery of welfare services meant for women.
Jul 10, 2014 06:37 PM The Government will strive to provide toilets and drinking water in all the girls school in first phase, said India’s Finance Minister.
Jul 10, 2014 02:40 PM
India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his maiden Budget Speech has said that the Government attaches utmost importance to the welfare of Girl Child.
[Gender] [South Asia] [Indian Girls] [Gender Inequality] [Gender Empowerment]
Jul 09, 2014 12:32 PM
Dengue is a mosquito-borne disease that causes a severe flu-like illness, and sometimes a potentially lethal complication called dengue haemorrhagic fever.
[Health] [Health MDGs] [South Asia] [Sri Lanka]
Jul 08, 2014 11:37 AM
Emma Watson is best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the ‘Harry Potter’ film series.
[Gender Sensitivity] [Women] [Gender Empowerment] [Gender Equality] [United Nations]
Jul 08, 2014 11:05 AM
The Beijing+20 campaign was kicked off online in May, and has already galvanized a global audience of 40 million, with media, civil society organizations and individuals actively engaged in a re-energized conversation.
[Gender Sensitivity] [Women's Rights] [Gender Empowerment] [Gender Equality] [Women's Safety] [United Nations]
Jul 07, 2014 06:05 PM
Currently almost half the children in India are malnourished, which negatively impacts their productivity throughout their life, writes Arun Gupta.
[Nutrition] [Health] [South Asia] [India]
Jul 01, 2014 06:15 PM
The more women take up political responsibilities, the broader will be parliamentary representation, writes Seema Guha.
[India Parliament] [South Asia] [Gender Equality] [Gender Empowerment]
May 29, 2014 04:07 PM
The UN has decided to address the issue of open defecation by launching a campaign to put an end to the practice, focusing primarily on countries like India and Bangladesh.
[Open defecation] [Health] [South Asia]
May 28, 2014 02:55 PM
A Delhi girl composes a song not just to inspire spine patients but to celebrate their journey towards a normal life.
[South Asia] [Health] [Health MDGs] [The Spine Foundation] [Delhi] [India]
May 27, 2014 06:47 PM
Women’s strong leadership skills have been recognized with seven Cabinet ministries being allocated to women under the new government.
[Gender Inequality] [India] [Gender empowerment] [Gender Sensitivity] [South Asia]