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UN rights chief slams US top court's abortion ruling, says it's anti-women
The UN human rights chief has termed the US Supreme Court ruling that overturned the constitutional right to abortion as a 'huge blow' to women's human rights and gender equality, as UN agencies......
PHOTOS: 67 die, flooded Nepal pleads for help
Flood-hit Nepal has appealed to the international agencies for help to prevent the possible water-borne diseases and to ensure proper health services to the tens of thousand of people affected by......
India Gate goes orange for UN's violence against women
As part of a global 'Orange the World' campaign, the iconic India Gate on Wednesday lit up in the colour orange celebrating the International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women. The......
'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,......
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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