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- Indigenous people from around world gather at United Nations

12:58:11 Indigenous people from around the world are gathering at the United Nations in New York over the next two weeks to discuss issues including social development, youth suicide and human rights. During the opening at the ... Cihan Haber, 1 hour ago

Afghan Women's Access To Justice 'Limited'

The United Nations says access to justice for Afghan women who suffer violence needs to be strengthened. A UN report released on April 19, said only five percent of 110 surveyed cases were resolved through the judicial system, resulting in the ...
 Radio Free Europe1 day ago Violence against women: UN urges govt to ensure speedy justice  Afghanistan Times1 day ago Reforms Needed to Ensure Justice for Women Victims of Violence: UN  Daily Outlook1 day ago AFGHANISTAN: REFORMS NEEDED TO ENSURE JUSTICE FOR WOMEN VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE UNITED NATIONS REPORT  Noodls1 day ago

Afghan women failed by justice system as mediation favored over prosecution

The United Nations says Afghanistan's women are being failed by the country's justice system as most complaints of domestic violence are dealt with by mediation rather
 FOXNews.com2 days ago ​No justice served for Afghan women UN  Russia Today1 day ago UN report finds Afghan women failed by justice system  Business Standard1 day ago UN report: Afghan women failed by justice system  Arab News1 day ago

U.N. says Afghanistan's court system fails women

The United Nations says Afghanistan's court system is failing to provide adequate access to women who are victims of violence. In a report released Sunday, Justice through the eyes of Afghan Women, the U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said ...
 Los Angeles Times1 day ago

Jordan chairs Security Council session on violence against women

(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Jordan, the current president of the United Nations Security Council, on Wednesday, chaired a council's session on violence against women by terrorist groups and some states in conflict. The council looked at a ...
 MENAFN4 days ago • Jordan chairs Security Council session on violence against women  Jordan News Agency5 days ago Scourge of sexual violence in armed conflict 'far from being rooted out,' Security Council told  Sify2 months ago

India backs deployment of women peacekeepers in UN missions

UNITED NATIONS: Asserting that having women at top positions in UN peace operations is essential, India has voiced support for deploying more women peacekeepers and offered to increase its contribution to peace missions. "The impact of ...
 Kaumudi4 days ago

Society's attitudes must change worldwide to stop gender-based violence, say UN officials

New York, Mar 12 (IBNS)( At an event held on Wednesdayon the fringe of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, panellists addressing the continuum of violence against women underlined the importance of making cultural changes in societies to ...
 Sify1 month ago At UN, Bollywood's Farhan Akhtar leads push to involve more men to end violence against women  Sify1 month ago World must never relent until gender equality becomes reality: UN  Sify1 month ago

UN Women pulls out of partnership with Uber post criticism from trade unions

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, UN Women, has pulled out of a partnership with Uber which was aimed at encouraging women to sign up as Uber drivers due to controversial app's failure to protect female passen ...
 Sify4 weeks ago UN Women cancels partnership with Uber  Business Standard4 weeks ago

Workplaces with equal mix of men and women happiest - economist

UNITED NATIONS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A more equal mix of men and women in the workforce not only boosts national economies but also increases job satisfaction and performance in workplaces reflecting such a balance, experts said. If the labour market ...
 Reuters1 month ago Gender equality: What's in it for men?  Reuters1 month ago Women’s workplace equality may take decades: UN  Sify1 month ago

UN official urges more rapid change for gender equality

A senior United Nations official on Tuesday stressed the need for more rapid advancements on gender equality, saying the pace of change since the 1995 World Conference on Women, held in Beijing, on many issues has not been sufficient and major disparities ...
 Sify1 month ago UN urges more action to achieve gender equality  Sify1 month ago
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