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United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon asks men to fight violence against women

United Nation's Committee Against Torture Addresses Systemic P...

Dec. 10th was International Human Rights Day, first declared in 1950 by the United Nations in order to "bring to the attention 'of the peoples of the world' the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common standard of achievement for all ... Huffington Post, 3 days ago
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Women keeping the peace

Female soldiers of China's first infantry battalion sent to South Sudan on a United Nations peacekeeping mission take vows Monday in Laiyang, East China's Shandong Province. The 700-strong infantry battalion includes an infantry squad composed of 13 ...
 Global Times3 days ago Women ready for first armed UN mission  CHINAdaily2 days ago

U.S. women's soccer team drops to No. 2 in FIFA rankings for first time since 2008

Team USA's Abby Wambach heads the ball during the match against Argentina. (Evaristo Sa/AFP/) The U.S. women's national soccer team lost the No. 1 spot in FIFA's world rankings to Germany, the world soccer governing body announced Friday . It's ...
 Washington Post6 days ago Germany overtakes top FIFA ranking from US women's soccer team  Examiner.com5 days ago Match between U.S. women and Argentina postponed  Miami Herald1 week ago
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Afghan civilian casualties hit record high: United Nations

KABUL: Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit a record high this year, a UN report said, highlighting worsening violence as US-led troops leave after more than a decade of fighting the Taliban. Casualties jumped 19 percent by the end of November ...
 Economic Times5 days ago Afghanistan civilian casualties hit record high: United Nations  Economic Times5 days ago

Nigeria: 2015 - UN Rep Urges Support for Women Situation Room

By Ojoma Akor The United Nations (UN) Women Representative to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Dr Grace Ongile, has called on all stakeholders to support the women situation room project for the 2015 general elections. Speaking at a one-day meeting of civil ...
 AllAfrica.com1 week ago Tubectomies prove fatal  Asian Age1 week ago Gender Inequality Makes Life Difficult for Women in India: Sania Mirza  NDTV4 weeks ago Sania named UN Women's goodwill ambassador for South Asia  Prokerala4 weeks ago

Ending violence against women calls for legally binding global standard – UN expert

New York, Dec 4 (IBNS) More than half-way through an international campaign to end violence against women, a top United Nations expert on the issue is calling for a binding international legal standard that holds Member States accountable in fighting this ...
 Sify3 weeks ago Time for a Revolution for Women in Zimbabwe : No more Delay  Bulawayo24 News4 days ago ‘Orange your neighbourhood’  The Hindu3 weeks ago UN sounds alarm to end ‘global pandemic’ of violence against women  Sify4 weeks ago

For Indian men, controlling women is masculine: study

e and Son Preference in India' by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW), shows a very high prevalence of violence against women in relationsips across many states in the country. Most of the 9,205 ...
 Business Standard1 month ago I'm glad that an Indian & Pakistani can be united in peace: Malala  Rediff.com2 weeks ago The peacekeeper in Afghanistan who made India proud  Rediff.com2 months ago Indian cop wins UN's international female peacekeeper award  IndiaTV News2 months ago

UNITED NATIONS CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT FUND : Gender Equality and Local Economic Development: A Local Perspective to a Global Perspective

High-Level Panel at the 15th Francophonie Summit December 16 , 2014 Dakar, SENEGAL- Last month, to celebrate the 15th Francophonie Summit , 150 women came together in Dakar, Senegal, to attend a high-level panel event on gender equality ...
 4 Traders1 week ago Ghana ranked 7th most prosperous nation in Africa  VibeGhana.com5 days ago Typhoon Hagupit: UNICEF provides vital assistance in Philippines  Prokerala2 weeks ago Cate Blanchett is proud of Emma Watson's UN speech  Business Standard3 weeks ago

Deaths of women in Indian sterilisation camp worrying: Ban Ki-Moon

United Nations: UN chief Ban Ki-Moon said that the death of 11 women in India due to sterilisation surgeries is “worrying” and the government should take appropriate care to ensure such medical procedures are conducted in the safest and sanitary ...
 IndiaTV News1 month ago Sterilisation deaths: UN expresses sadness, calls for accountability  One India1 month ago Tragedy attracts UN attention  Deccan Herald1 month ago

UN welcomes Malaysia's court ruling to decriminalizes transgender women

New York, Nov 15 (IBNS) The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Fridaywelcomed the recent judgment by the Court of Appeal of Malaysia that declared unconstitutional the criminalization of Muslim transgender women for ...
 Sify1 month ago U.N. women's rights panel accuses China of harassing activists  Reuters1 month ago UN rights panels outline States' obligation to prevent harmful practices on women, girls  Sify1 month ago
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