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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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LANGUAGE OF CHANGE

Bauddhayan Mukherji's first feature film in Bengali has already made its mark in international festivals FILMMAKER Bauddhayan Mukherji is not... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/88447-language-of-change.html
Impressed with Rajasthan, UN team to visit on December 11

JAIPUR: Exemplary work done by the state government in tobacco control has attracted the attention of a joint mission of the UN interagency task... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/jaipur/Impressed-with-Rajasthan-UN-team-to-visit-on-December-11/articleshow/45235812.cms
Kate Gilmore

Gilmore says an overt and explicit discussion about gender relations has to be built into school curricula. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint New... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/llQdMpUC1fLMxKV04r2MCK/Genderbased-violence-is-an-epidemic-in-India-Kate-Gilmore.html
Uganda jails five for genital mutilation

Five men and women in Uganda have been jailed for mutilating the genitals of girls, a rare conviction in the country which is trying to stamp out... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/uganda-jails-five-for-genital-mutilation-114112100687_1.html
No honour in killing

It is unacceptable that young women who assert themselves are paying with their lives. Combating the conservative backlash with laws is not the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/editorial-dnaedit-no-honour-in-killing-2037017

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