UN releases USD 25 million to organisations fighting violence against women and to help victims and survivors
By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | New York [US]
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 10:47 AM IST
UN has released 25 million US dollars from its emergency fund and asked UNFPA and UN Women to channel at least 30 per cent of it to organisations preventing violence against women and help victims and survivors with access to medical care, family planning, legal advice, safe spaces, mental health services and counselling
By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | United Nations
PUBLISHED ON SEP 03, 2020 09:36 AM IST
The new analysis by the UN Women and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) said the Covid-19 crisis will dramatically increase the poverty rate for women and widen the gap between men and women who live in poverty.
By Ruchika Garg | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2019 03:59 PM IST
The series of Priya Shakti, an interactive comic book featuring India’s first female superhero who is a rape survivor, is back with Priya Mirror, another exhibition that talks about the acid attack survivors.
By Press Trust of India | United Nations
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2018 11:37 AM IST
In a statement issued on Tuesday, executive director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said the investigative and disciplinary processes into allegations involving a UN Women staff member have “concluded that sexual misconduct occurred”.
By Syeda Hameed
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2018 05:41 PM IST
Despite the global atmosphere of antipathy to Muslims, Tabassum Hasan has turned the myth on its head
By Jean D’Cunha and Ajita Vidyarthi
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2018 08:28 AM IST
India must help to bridge this lacunae and prevent crimes against women and girls in international conflicts