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'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......

'Skewed sex ratio leads to sexual slavery'

Pre-natal sex selection in India is leading to skewed sex ratios resulting in a greater demand for young women trafficked from lower castes and abroad, who are then forced into household sexual......

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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Qualcomm invests in Indian home healthcare firm

According to an UNFPA report, the number of people over 60 years of age in India will increase from 100 million in 2011 to 300 million by 2050. NEW... ...

http://economictimes.feedsportal.com/c/33041/f/534058/s/3d0da982/sc/46/l/0Leconomictimes0Bindiatimes0N0Ctech0Cites0Cqualcomm0Einvests0Ein0Eindian0Ehome0Ehealthcare0Efirm0Carticleshow0C393657550Bcms/story01.htm
Portea Medical secures strategic investment from Qualcomm

After China, India has the second largest geriatric population in the world. According to an UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) report Qualcomm... ...

http://www.indiainfoline.com/Markets/News/Portea-Medical-secures-strategic-investment-from-Qualcomm/5979128694
In South Sudan, opposition to family planning exacerbates reproductive health needs

WAU, South Sudan The need for reproductive health care remains overwhelming in South Sudan. Even before the current humanitarian crisis erupted in... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/south-sudan-opposition-family-planning-exacerbates-reproductive-health-needs
UNFPA responds to needs of 36,000 pregnant women displaced in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Kiran Azeem Khan, 30, and her five children were forced to flee their home in Miran Shah, in Pakistan's North Waziristan... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/unfpa-responds-needs-36000-pregnant-women-displaced-pakistan
Top UN Agencies Concerned over Safety of Women, Children in Gaza

A Palestinian family gathers inside their damaged home, which police said was targeted in an Israeli air strike, in Gaza City. Reuters Some top... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/top-un-agencies-concerned-over-safety-women-children-gaza-605417

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