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New York, Mar 25 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women on Friday agreed on a roadmap to women's full and equal participation in the economy as a vital step to achieving sustainable development as the body concluded its two-week session. more
Employers must address all aspects of gender-based violence in workplace - UN Women chief

New York, Mar 17 (Just Earth News): Tolerating violence against women in the workplace will have a huge cost to employers, including lost productivity, legal expenses, high turnover, sick le ...

UN reports slow women's political parity; launches latest 'Women in Politics' map

New York, Mar 16 (Just Earth News): Women's voices are still missing from the executive branches of governments and parliaments worldwide, slowing achievement of the Sustainable Development ...

UN launches 'Platform of Champions' calling to end global gender pay gap

New York, Mar 14 (Just Earth News) With women being paid an average of 23 per cent less than men, the United Nations has launched a high-profile network to call for equal pay for work of eq ...

UN Commission on Status of Women opens with calls for more men to stand up for equality

New York, Mar 13 (Just Earth News): With men still dominating even in countries that consider themselves progressive, the world needs more women leaders and more men standing up for gender e ...

UN experts call for sensitive and timely response to online gender-based abuse

New York, Mar 9 (Just Earth News): Urgent attention, creativity and cooperation are needed to address online gender-based abuse, but authorities should be careful to avoid curtailing freed ...

In Nairobi, UN chief Guterres marks International Women's Day, hails Kenya's role in multilateralism

New York, Mar 9 (Just Earth News): The richness, welfare and prosperity of countries depend on the full integration of women in the development process, United Nations Secretary-General Ant ...

International Day, UN calls for women's full participation in labour force

New York, Mar 9 (Just Earth News): As the rights of women and girls around the world are being reduced and restricted, the United Nations on Wednesday marked International Women's Day with c ...

Women who walk the extra mile in rural India

Child Rights and You (CRY) this Women's Day (Mar 8) salutes unsung women who are working hard to invest their time and efforts in the present of our children, so that their future turns ou ...

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's unique message in support of gender equality campaign

Mumbai, Mar 2 (Just Earth News): Indian superstar Amitabh Bachchan joined the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development's (WCD's) 'We Are Equal' campaign and put across a message of ge ...