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Indian-origin Anita Bhatia Appointed as UN-Women s Deputy Executive Director

Indian-origin Anita Bhatia has been appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as the Deputy Executive Director of UN Women. UN Women United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) is dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. UN Women to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. It: Supports ..

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Manu Gulati wins 2019 Martha Farrell Award in category of ‘Most Promising Individual’

Manu Gulati, a teacher from a Delhi government school, was honoured with the 2019 Martha Farrell Award in the category of ‘Most Promising Individual’ for her decades of efforts in enabling a gender-neutral society by coaching boys and girls in Delhi schools. The Martha Farrell awards were instituted in memory of Martha Farrell, who was ..

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International Women’s Day 2019

International Women’s Day 2019 is celebrated on 8th March every year to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political ..

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2019 International Women’s Day (IWD)

The International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated every year on 8th of March 8 to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The purpose of the 2019 theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change” is to achieve gender equality by putting innovation by women and girls, for women and girls, at ..

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Women’s wall for Gender Equality in Kerala

On 1st January, around 30 lakh women stood shoulder to shoulder to form Vanitha Mathil, “women’s wall” that ran across the length of Kerala. The wall stretched from Kasaragod in the north to Thiruvananthapuram in the south for about 620 Kms. Vanitha Mathil, Women’s Wall The event was organised by the Government of Kerala with ..

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