UN Women unveiled South Asia’s first virtual knowledge hub in India

imageUN Women unveiled South Asia’s 1st virtual knowledge hub in India.

What is UN Women?

UN Women is a UN organization established in 2010 with the aim to promote for gender parity and women empowerment.

What are the goals of UN Women?

Major objectives of UN women are:

§ To help inter-governmental bodies, such as the Commission on the Status of Women, in their formulation of policies, global standards and norms.

§ To assist UN member states implement the required standards, provide suitable technical and financial help to those countries that request it and to build effective partnerships with civil society.

§ To facilitate member states to hold the UN system accountable for its own commitments on gender equality, including regular monitoring of system-wide progress.

What will the Virtual Centre for Women do?

The Virtual center for women will work online that will provide a common platform to the women representatives living in rural areas to share their problems and experiences. It will be first of its kind in the world which will function in 9 different languages and empower women through audio visual applications. It will boost up their leadership quality. The centre will also have Interactive mobile technology and community radio.

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