- India launches IAP HealthPhone programme
Jun 04, 2015
The IAP HealthPhone initiative is a three-year campaign expected to benefit 60 million children in India by the year 2025.
[Indian women] [South Asia] [Indian Girls] [Gender inequality] [Health and Nutrition] [Girl child]
- Rajasthan unveils new girl child policy
Jun 18, 2013
Under the new regime, the girl child sex ratio will improve significantly in the west Indian state of Rajasthan, experts feel.
[Girl child] [Girls] [Rajasthan] [South Asia] [Children]
- For a better future, over four lakh Indians write to PM
Jun 08, 2015
Lakhs of Indians write to the Prime Minister for a better future as part of the Action-2015 May mobilisation campaign.
[Girl education] [Climate Change] [Girl child] [South Asia] [Civil society] [Hunger and Poverty] [Sustainable Development]
- Struggles never end in life, says Quantico star Priyanka Chopra
Jul 22, 2016
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra feels that instead of feeling jealous of each other women support women. She was addressing over 100 adolescents from different schools in Delhi and Haryana highlighting the need to give a Fair Start to every child.
[Girls sexual harassment] [Gender inequality] [Girl child] [Girl education] [Priyanka Chopra]
- Child sex ratio in India declines sharply: report
Jul 22, 2014
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]
- India is a very difficult country, says Priyanka Chopra
Jul 06, 2016
The Quantico star urged that the Indian mindset that links the family honour with a girl or woman needs to change thoroughly.
[Girl education] [Women empowerment] [Girls sexual harassment] [Women enterprises] [Girl child]
- Angelina Jolie funds school in Kabul
Apr 03, 2013
Angelina Jolie, who other than being a powerful celebrity is also the UNHCR ambassador, has pledged the proceeds from her jewellery collection to the funding of a girl's school in Kabul, the capital city of Afghanistan.
[Afghanistan] [Education] [Angelina Jolie] [Girl child]