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Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway appointed as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador

Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway was named as the Global Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women. In her new role she will focus her efforts on injustices mothers around the world and also challenging issues like unpaid leave, wage gaps and a lack of access to affordable childcare. About Anne Hathaway Anne Hathaway is Hollywood actress and ..

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Farhan Akhtar named UN Women's Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia

Bollywood actor-director Farhan Akhtar has been appointed as UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia. He has become the first male to be appointed as Goodwill Ambassador in UN’s history. As UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia, he will dedicate his efforts towards the empowerment of women and girls and will serve as an ..

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India contributes $1 million to UN women's body

To help global efforts to ensure gender equality and empowerment of women, India contributed $1 million to the UN as the fourth installment of India’s multi-year pledge to provide USD 5 Mn to UN Women (United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women). India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Mr. Asoke K Mukerji ..

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

UN 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 ..

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