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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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Using data to enable women's empowerment

Lack of sufficient information on gender-wise data on land and other economic assets is a huge deterrent to the feminist movement in the country,... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/497810/using-data-enable-womens-empowerment.html
UN chief Ban Ki-moon's envoy for youth to visit India this week

The UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth is mandated with the task of bringing the voices of young people to the United Nations System. UN... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/world/americas/un-chief-ban-ki-moons-envoy-for-youth-to-visit-india-this-week/
Sons, daughters, class

Modi also pointed to the culpability of parents who treated daughters and sons unequally. Pradeep Yadav In his Independence Day address a year... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/no-proof-required-sons-daughters-class/
Mobilising technology to enhance maternal and child health

Dr Priya Balasubramaniam , Senior Public Health Specialist & Director, PHFI-RNE Universal Health Initiative, Public Health Foundation of India and... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/healthcare/world-breastfeeding-week/mobilising-technology-to-enhance-maternal-and-child-health/117412/
Maharashtra government fares poorly in registering girl child births and deaths, shows six-state study

Maharashtra is placed at the bottom of the list in reporting female births in a six state-study conducted early this year by United Nations... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-maharashtra-government-fares-poorly-in-registering-girl-child-births-and-deaths-shows-six-state-study-2109345

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