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Mission Shakti launched in Uttar Pradesh

On October 17, 2020, the Uttar Pradesh Government launched “Mission Shakti” for women empowerment in the state. It aims to reduce crime against women in the state. Highlights Under the scheme, the state will have a separate room for women complainants in 1,535 police stations spread all over the state. The State government is widely ..

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October 15: International Day of Rural Women

Every year International Day of Rural Women is celebrated on October 15 by the United Nations and various other international organizations. This year, the International Day of Rural Women is being celebrated under the following theme Theme: Building Rural Women’s resilience in the wake of COVID-19 Highlights The day mainly focuses on the indigenous population ..

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October 11: International Day of the Girl Child

Every year, International Day of the Girl Child is celebrated by UNICEF. It is celebrated on October 11. This year, the day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: My voice, our equal future Highlights The International Day of Girl Child, 2020 marks 25 years of Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action for working towards ..

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World Trade Organization to be led by a woman for first time

Established in 1995, the World Trade Organization has not yet had an opportunity to run under a woman director. For the first time, in its history the WTO will be led by woman. The selection committee of the organization has announced that South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee and Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo Iweala are the two finalists ..

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Women Officers for the first time join Helicopter Stream of Indian Navy

For the first time in the history of Indian Defence System two women officers were selected to join as Observers in the Helicopter Stream of Indian Navy. They will be the first women combatants operating warships. Highlights The two women officers joining the Helicopter team are Sub Lieutenant Riti Singh and Sub Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi. ..

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