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'Peace at risk if discrimination against women continues'

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has warned countries that the threats to peace will rise if inequality, particularly that suffered by women, persists. In its 2017 report, titled "Worlds apart: Reproductive Health and Rights in an Age of Inequality" and ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

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Global hunger rises for first time in decade

Global hunger levels have risen for the first time in more than a decade, now affecting 11 percent of the worlds population, as conflict, climate change and economic woes bite, U.N. agencies said on Friday. Last year, 815 million people were hungry - 38 ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago Global hunger on rise, say UN food agencies  Prokerala2 months ago

Bharat Financial’s merger talk signals beginning of endgame for MFIs

There are over 40 MFIs in the country who are in regular need for funds given the huge un-banked population in the country. A key ingredient for a successful micro finance lender is to be well capitalised and have ready access to low-cost funds.
 Money Control2 months ago

Exclusive: $ 6 for 38 days work - Child exploitation rife in Rohingya camps

COX‘S BAZAR/KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh: Rohingya refugee children from Myanmar are working punishing hours for paltry pay in Bangladesh, with some suffering beatings and sexual assault, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has found. Independent ...
 Sify1 week ago
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UN expert finds holes in Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project 'Swachh Bharat' mission on Friday came in for sharp criticism by a top United Nations expert on sanitation who said it "lacked a holistic human rights approach", drawing swift reproval from the government. The government also took exception to the United Nation's Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation Leo Heller's reference to Mahatma Gandhi's spectacles in the mission's logo, and his "rambling" report containing ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Give world's poorest women control over sex, birth, to cut inequality - UN

A failure to give the worlds poorest women control over their bodies could widen inequality in developing countries and thwart progress towards global goals aimed at ending poverty by 2030, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said on Tuesday. Countless ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Delhi, Sao Paulo seen as worst megacities for sex attacks on women

Five years after the fatal gang rape of a student on a bus in New Delhi, the Indian capital was on Monday paired with Brazils Sao Paulo as the worlds worst megacities for sexual violence against women in a poll by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. The December ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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FULL TEXT of Sushma's address at UNGA

'We are completely engaged in fighting poverty; alas, our neighbour Pakistan seems only engaged in fighting us.''A country that has been the world’s greatest exporter of havoc, death and inhumanity became a champion of hypocrisy by preaching about humanity and Human Rights from this podium.''I would like today to tell Pakistan’s politicians just this much, ask them that have they ever thought that India and Pakistan became free within hours of each other. Why is it that today India ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Baloch activists protest outside U.N. against Pakistani atrocities, human rights abuse

The Baloch Republican Party (BRP) activists protested outside the United Nations in Geneva on 19 September to highlight the growing atrocities of the Pakistani forces, during the ongoing 36th session of the Human Righs Council. They shouted anti-Pakistan and ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago

WHO grants USD 175,000 for healthcare of Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar

The WHO has released its first tranche of emergency funding of USD 175,000 to provide essential medicines and life-saving healthcare to the "vulnerable population" in Bangladeshs Coxs Bazar that has witnessed an influx of thousands of Rohingyas from Myanmar.
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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