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India elected to three bodies of UN Economic and Social Council

April 21, 2021 1:54 pm

India was elected by acclamation to the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice for a three-year term beginning January 1, 2022.

'Art for Freedom’ invites people’s participation in nationwide challenge

March 09, 2021 12:44 am

The initiative seeks to transform the way our society deals with survivors of rape and sexual violence, shifting the accountability from the survivor to the perpetrator.

UN Women takes down Valentine's Day image featuring lone black woman after backlash

February 16, 2021 11:22 am

"We posted an illustration on Valentine’s Day, depicting love in all its diversity. We listened to what you said in the comments & decided to take it down," UN Women wrote

Guterres appoints Indian-origin Anita Bhatia as UN-Women's deputy executive director

May 31, 2019 1:17 pm

Bhatia holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Calcutta University, a Master of Arts in Political Science from Yale University and a Juris Doctor in Law from Georgetown University.

Indian national employed in UN Women dismissed following probe into sexual misconduct allegations

September 19, 2018 2:40 pm

The staff was under investigation for sexual misconduct after at least eight men had accused him of using his prestige and position to sexually harass them, five sources with knowledge of the investigation had told Newsweek

India’s child sex ratio worsened in last 60 yrs: UN

July 23, 2014 2:21 am

States like Punjab and Haryana, which had low ratios, showed improvement

Trafficked 5 years ago, two girls rescued from Delhi-NCR homes

February 14, 2014 2:54 am

After the cases were registered last year, it was found that Rathi was sent to Tihar jail in a murder case.

India women migrants vulnerable to exploitation in Gulf: UN

June 04, 2012 10:20 pm

Indian women form the third largest female migrant workforce from South Asia in the Gulf but often end up in vulnerable situations while working for employers there as justice is out of their reach,a latest U N report has said.

'Equality for women can up GDP 4%'

July 07, 2011 6:23 pm

Women can make a huge difference to India's growth rate,a senior UN official today.