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'Baap wali baat': UNICEF's new song puts focus on mindset of men

UNICEF India on Saturday unveiled a song, ‘baap wali baat’, to mark the International Day of the Girl Child. The song puts the spotlight on men for ensuring empowerment, safety and......

'Let's ensure our elders can live a life of dignity'

Elders surveyed have spoken of suffering disrespect, neglect, verbal abuse, physical abuse, and emotional abuse. The survey finds that the most abused are those above 80. Let me, at the outset,......

'Let's ensure our elders can live a life of dignity'

Elders surveyed have spoken of suffering disrespect, neglect, verbal abuse, physical abuse, and emotional abuse. The survey finds that the most abused are those above 80. Let me, at the outset,......

By 2050, 20 pc of India's population will be old: UN

India's population is likely to increase by 60 per cent between 2000 and 2050 but the number of elders, who have attained 60 years of age, will shoot up by 360 per cent and the government should......

Women worst hit by climate change

Women farmers, particularly in poor countries will be worst hit by climate change as they make up the larger share of the agricultural work force and also because they have fewer access to......

Panel recommends survey of urban poor

The Administrative Reforms Commission has recommended a nationwide survey of the urban poor so that they can avail benefits under all poverty alleviation programmes. The commission in its report......

Investment in family planning can boost Third Worl

Developing countries can fuel economic expansion and boost productivity by investing in family planning and reproductive health services, according to a major United Nations report.The report by......

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Q. who is manisha koirala?
Shaurya:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-is-manisha-koirala/25069319/answers/

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Q. The purpose of United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) isA. studying population dynamicsB. collecting population dataC. evolving population policies, family planning and related programmesD. All of the above
Question Answer:  A. Manisha Koirala is a Nepali-Indian actress who works in Indian films, as well as a UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador and social activist. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-purpose-of-united-nations-fund-for-population-activities/21274430/answers/25069357

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Q. What is the theme of the 'World Population Day - 2010' observed on 11 Jul 10?
Question Answer:  A. Each year UNFPA selects a different theme to rally around. ... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-theme-of-the-world-population-day---2010-observe/21274430/answers/17479598

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There's no need to be tough

When fathers care for their children, they teach children gender-just work divisions through personal example TOPICS How boys must be groomed... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/columns/Harsh_Mander/theres-no-need-to-be-tough/article6730592.ece?utm_source=MostPopular&utm_medium=Columns&utm_campaign=WidgetPromo
UN calls for intensified efforts to end fistula

UNITED NATIONS, New York The United Nations General Assembly has adopted a resolution calling for increased actions to end obstetric fistula. The... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/un-calls-intensified-efforts-end-fistula
Not so long ago in Bethlehem

Long time ago in Bethlehem or so the whole Christian community says every Christmas time. O come ye, o come ye to Bethlehem we reverently sing;... ...

http://www.heraldgoa.in/Edit/Opinions/Not-so-long-ago-in-Bethlehem/82630.html
Falling total fertility rate in Kolkata sets alarm bells ringing

As Kolkata's population of 4.5 million shrinks as a result of falling TFR, it may soon be left with more school places but fewer hospital beds per... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/9jV7AFSSMgeCrJqyPgNwFI/Falling-total-fertility-rate-in-Kolkata-sets-alarm-bells-rin.html
Bolivian men and boys work to eliminate gender-based violence

LA PAZ, Bolivia Being better men can eradicate abuse," said Marco Antonio Barrero, the mayor of Camargo, a small Andean town in Bolivia. Violence... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/how-be-man-bolivian-men-and-boys-work-eliminate-gender-based-violence

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