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Why are CELEBS tweeting #heforshe?

On September 20, actress and UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson launched HeForShe, a campaign to fight gender inequality around the world. In an amazing speech that......

That's how outdated views about women are!

A new ad campaign from UN Women, an organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, has highlighted how bigoted and outdated views about women still are even in the domain......

UN agency for women condemns Delhi gang rape

The brutal gang rape and death of a 23-year-old girl in Delhi, which had sparked outrage across India, figured prominently during discussions at the United Nations on Wednesday, with the UN Entity......

India donates $1 million to UN women's fund

India on Tuesday contributed one million dollars to the core voluntary budget of the United Nations Women (United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) for the financial......

Pak: Gunmen fire at car carrying NGO workers, 7 killed

Seven charity workers including six women involved in vaccinations and teaching were today killed in Pakistan by unidentified gunmen who ambushed a car carrying them in the country's restive......

India contributes $1 million to UN women's body

Underscoring its commitment to the UN's body on gender equality and women empowerment, India has contributed $1 million to the organisation for the current financial year. External Affairs Minister......

Women in India lag in Internet use

More needs to be done to boost women's and girl's lagging online access, tech giant Intel Corp said in a report to be released later on Thursday that calls for doubling the number of female......

Women's unhappiness = Increased unemployment

Forget about global financial imbalances -- the G8, the IMF, China, the US, somebody will figure out something someday. But what are we to do with the imbalance that is building up in our homes?......

Gender equality can counter recession: ILO

The economic downturn has hit women harder, but the trend can be arrested if governments adopt gender equality policies, the ILO said on Thursday.In its latest report titled Global Employment......

Jobs: Women still at receiving end globally

More women than ever before are working, but a persistent gap in status, job security, wages and education between women and men is contributing to the "feminisation of working poverty", the UN......

The curious case of Mallika Sherawat

There is absolutely nothing in the world a capable PR machinery can't achieve... Image: Mallika Sherawat shoots at UN studios in support of climate change. Photograph: Twitter Pigs fly, birds swim,......

North Koreans get warm reception in South, win match

North and South Korea put aside bitter political divisions for 90 minutes on Sunday as their women's soccer teams clashed in a regional tournament in Seoul, with the visitors scoring a decisive win......

Deepika disappoints in ranking round at Olympics

Indian women archers started their campaign on a disappointing note as they came up with a ninth place finish at the women's archery team competition in the ranking round held at the Lord's Cricket......

Experienced Americans beat fresh-faced North Korea

Top-ranked United States beat North Korea 2-0 in their women's World Cup Group C opener on Tuesday with Lauren Cheney and Rachel Buehler on target in the second half.\\nForward Cheney completed a......

The day I stop enjoying pressure I will quit: Sania

Sania Mirza heralded the rise of women's tennis in India in the 21st century. Now, she is worried about what the future holds for the game in the country. India's No 1 women's player is concerned......

Preview: Comebacks add mystique to Australian Open

The return of Maria Sharapova, Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin to the Australian Open has added even more spice to a women's tournament already overflowing with talent. There is always an element......
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Unfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained

JAFFNA Sri Lanka (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the fishing village of Oori, two mothers await news of their young daughters who were taken to a... ...

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South Sudan sexual violence "rampant," 2-year-old raped - U.N.

3:31am IST UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Rape and other forms of sexual violence by all sides in South Sudan's civil war have become so... ...

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India showcases IPL as driver of economic development

Premier League's (IPL) success embodies the emergence of sports as a global industry that promotes economic development and job creation in... ...

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Third UN Employee from Sierra Leone Dies from Ebola

A team of funeral agents put a body in a grave. (Agence France-Presse) United Nations: A UN staff member in Sierra Leone has died from Ebola, the... ...

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IIT-D starts gender equality campaign, with a difference

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