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India beats China to become Member of UN’s Commission on Status of Women

India has recently been elected as one of the members of the Commission on Status of Women (CSW) which is a body of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). India will be a member for four years from 2021 to 2025. Key Facts Membership to India now endorse India’s commitment to promote gender equality and women’s ..

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Permanent Commission to Women in Indian Army

The Supreme Court of India delivered a ruling that allows women to serve as permanently commissioned (PC) officers in 10 combat support arms and services of the Indian Army. Key facts The Indian Army had set in motion a series of preparatory actions for the conduct of the Permanent Commission Selection Board for affected women ..

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Did women of India have voting rights before Independence?

The United States observed the 100th anniversary of Women’s Equality Day on 26th August to commemorate the allowance of the constitutional right to vote to the American women. In the context of the special day let us discuss the voting rights of Indian Women before Independence. Previous conditions British officials opined that the voting right ..

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Andhra Pradesh to launch YSR Cheyutha scheme.

The Andhra Pradesh government is all set to launch the YSR Cheyutha Scheme on August 12 in order to provide opportunities to women for various jobs in an attempt to promote women empowerment in the state. The state has already signed agreements in this regard with ITC Limited, HUL and Proctor & Gamble who are ..

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July 11: World Population Day

Every year, World Population Day is celebrated by United Nations. This year the day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: “How to Safeguard the heath and rights of women and girls now” amid the pandemic. Highlights This year, the World Population Day will focus on “Health, Rights of Women and Girls”. Significance Every year ..

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