BBC 100 Women Current Affairs, GK & News
As a launching ceremony of the Group of Friends of Women in Afghanistan in New York on 18 Nov, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has said that women’s inclusion is critical to sustainable peace and development in Afghanistan, while stressing that the UN is committed to supporting the people and government of Afghanistan in ..
Topics: Amina J. Mohammed • BBC 100 Women • Global politics • Intergovernmental organizations • N-Peace Awards • Organizations • Post-2015 Development Agenda • Sustainable Development Goals • United Nations • War in Afghanistan • Women's rights in Afghanistan
American artistic gymnast Simone Biles broke the all-time record for most medals by any gymnast at the world championships by winning the balance beam competition at the 2019 World Gymnastics Championship in Stuttgart, Germany. She surpassed Belarusian Vitaly Scherbo’s record 23 world medals by winning her 24th and 25th world medals (both gold).
Indian women’s cricket captain & right-handed batswoman, Mithali Raj has become the 1st female player to complete 20 yrs in international cricket. She achieved the feat while leading India to an emphatic 8-wicket win over South Africa Women in the first ODI at Vadodara on 10th October 2019. Mithali made her ODI debut against Ireland ..
Krishna Kumari Kohli has become the first-ever Thari Hindu woman to be elected to the Senate of Pakistan in March 2018 and chaired the session of the Upper House of Parliament on the occasion of the International Women’s Day (IWD-2019). She is known for her campaigns for women’s rights, against bonded labour, and against sexual ..
Topics: BBC 100 Women • Dalit • Hinduism in Pakistan • Kohli • Krishna Kohli • Krishna Kumari • Nagarparkar • Pakistani Hindus • Ratna Bhagwandas Chawla • Sindh • Subdivisions of Pakistan • Thari people
Indian captain Mithali Raj has scripted history by becoming the first female cricketer to play 200 ODIs when she played 3rd and final ODI against New Zealand on February 1. Though, she could not make a big impact in her 200th game, scoring nine off 28 balls as India were bowled out for 149 in ..