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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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NRIs need our help to vote

For this election, an estimated 10 million Indians living abroad will not be casting their votes. Even though non-resident Indians (NRIs) were made... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/elections2014/opinion/let-nris-vote-it-will-help-india/article1-1208723.aspx
Liberia steps up measures to control Ebola virus

: The government of Liberia has announced that measures have been stepped up to contain the Ebola outbreak in the West African country. Some of... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a452791.html
Myanmar's first census in 3 decades completed amid controversy

By Paul Mooney YANGON (Reuters) - A group of women dressed in green sarong-like longyis and simple white blouses stand around a table piled with... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/04/11/myanmar-census-idINDEEA3A08M20140411
Sudan expels UN agency chief accused of 'interfering'

Sudan has expelled the head of a United Nations agency in the country and accused her of interfering in domestic affairs, the foreign ministry said... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/sudan-expels-un-agency-chief-accused-of-interfering-114040900945_1.html
UN forum to address challenges faced by world population

Member States on Monday kicked off a week-long assessment at of action taken over the past 20 years to improve people's lives and address... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/un-forum-to-address-challenges-faced-by-world-population-news-international-oeircAbcaia.html

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