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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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214 girls rescued from Boko Haram pregnant

Around 214 women freed from the Islamist Boko Haram militants are pregnant, Chief of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) was cited as saying by the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-214-girls-rescued-from-boko-haram-pregnant-2083502
Midwives could help avert millions of maternal and newborn deaths

COTONOU, Benin I have seen more and more women with child-delivery problems suffer needlessly, said midwife Florence Djihoun, 48, at her... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/midwives-could-help-avert-millions-maternal-and-newborn-deaths
Student midwives prepare to save lives in rural Bangladesh

DINAJPUR, Bangladesh The stairwells of the Dinajpur Nursing Institute, in northern Bangladesh, are bustling with midwives-in-training. Each... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/student-midwives-prepare-save-lives-rural-bangladesh
The Himalayan Times

KATHMANDU: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) estimates that around two million women and girls of reproductive age are among those... ...

http://thehimalayantimes.com/rssReference.php?id=NDUzNTMw
UN Campaign Expanding Efforts to Help Adolescent Girls in India

Washington: United Nations Foundation's Girl Up campaign, supporting the empowerment of girls everywhere in the world, is expanding its fundraising... ...

http://m.ndtv.com/india-news/un-campaign-expanding-efforts-to-help-adolescent-girls-in-india-759970

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