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As gender-based discrimination continues to remain prevalent in Afghanistan under the Taliban regime, the European Union (EU) in an official statement has said that the decision of the organisation to deny education to females and work at NGOs has hampered the delivery of humanitarian aid in
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The continued "denial of girls and young women's right to school in Afghanistan marks a global low in education, harming an entire gender, a generation, and the future of the country," TOLOnews reported citing the statement made by the UN experts.
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Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav said that India highly values the traditional knowledge and wisdom of local people and follows a participatory approach in forest management along with gender equity.
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In a statement, the UN said, "In recognition of the ideals and principles and the Commission on the Status of Women, and recalling the commitments made during International Women's Day on March 8th, we wish to express our strong concerns about the weakening of respect for the rights of women
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The police lathi-charge on participants of the Aurat (Women's) march in Islamabad (8 March 2023) provides the context for a perusal of the plight of women in Pakistan.
On the sidelines of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) 52nd General Session in Geneva Women in Data (WiD) announced plans to launch its Data Curiosity Program in India in coordination with the Centre For Global Affairs and Public Policy (CGAPP). The program seeks to stem the Gender Gap in S
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New Delhi [India], March 17 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Quint won the coveted 'Champion Publisher of the Year 2022' award at the WAN-IFRA South Asian Digital Media Awards, along with a Gold for 'Best News Website' on 16 March 2023 -- which was also The Quint's eighth anniversary.
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Although there is still a long way to go in achieving gender parity, the aviation industry is opening up for women pilots, as in recent years more and more airlines and aviation organizations have been actively recruiting and supporting women pilots.
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New Delhi [India], March 15 (ANI/PNN): Setting the tone right for gender-inclusiveness and women empowerment in the workplace, NG-NeXT announced the option to avail of two paid menstrual leaves every month for the fairer and stronger gender. The entrepreneurial world welcomed the move and ha
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New Delhi [India], March 15 (ANI/PNN): Gender equality is off track - according to a recent report by the United Nations, 300 years off track. In a world of multiple crises, we find it surprising that gender equality is not a priority for most political leaders. Mounting evidence shows that
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The central theme for this year's Aurat March was "Riyasat jawab do, bhook ka hisab do" (State give an answer and be accountable for hunger).
Updated : 1 week, 3 days ago IST
Addressing a press conference here, the experts urged the country's government to stop inviting culprits involved in gender-based violence, as guest speakers in official meetings and seminars.