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UNFPA predicts a Spike in Unintended Pregnancies across the World

The UN Population Fund raised concerns about the spike in number of unplanned pregnancy, child marriage and other negative consequences arising due to the lockdown conditions. Concerns Raised The UNFPA highlighted the following consequences of the Great Lockdown: Women and girls are at risk of losing ability to plan their families and protect their health ..



Effect of Climate Change on Gender-based Violence

A recent IUCN study, the largest and most comprehensive of its kind, highlighted the effects of climate change on gender-based violence. Effects Highlighted: The study showed that climate change and environmental degradation are leading to increase in violence against women and girls. Incidents like domestic violence, forced marriages, rape etc. are increasing in many parts ..


International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: November 25

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW) is observed every year across the world on 25 November. Observance of this day seeks to raise awareness about violence against women and girls, end violence against women. It also seeks to show that prevention is possible against violence of women. The UN theme for ..