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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The world celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science every year on the 11th day of February.  The year 2021 marked the 6th International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The day was celebrated under the theme “Women Scientists at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19″. Highlights The event was ..

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Kerala’s Gender Park- Key Facts to know

The Gender Park in Kozhikode, Kerala will open from next month. The park will become functional on the occasion of the second edition of the International Conference on Gender Equality (ICGE-II). Highlights The park will be inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, in between February 11-13 that will also mark the inauguration ..

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International Women’s Day observed on March 8

International Women’s Day is observed annually across the world on March 8. This year, the theme of the Women’s day is ‘I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights’. The theme is on the lines with UN Women’s new multigenerational campaign, ‘Generation Equality’. It marks the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which was ..

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‘A New era for girls: Taking stock on 25 years of progress’ report released

‘A New era for girls: Taking stock on 25 years of progress’ is a report recently unveiled by UNICEF, Plan International and United Nations Women. The report reveals that though the rate of drop-outs for girls in schools has decreased from 20% to 13.5% from 2008 to 2018, a greater empowerment has not taken place. ..

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Home Ministry, UN Women Launches Campaign to End Violence Against Women

Union Ministry of Home Affairs in collaboration with UN Women launched an awareness campaign to end violence against women.  As part of campaign a ‘UNiTE to End Violence Against Women’ Metro was flagged of at the Sultanpur Metro station in New Delhi.  The flag-off took place as part of 16 Days of Activism ‘Orange The ..

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