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New York, Nov 22 (JEN): Outlining the array of challenges faced by United Nations police in peacekeeping missions, top UN Police officials Thursday stressed the necessity of increasing the number of women officers for success in fulfilling their mandates. more
Bhopal gas survivors hold NOTA rally

Bhopal, Nov 20 (JEN) The Bhopal gas survivors staged an awareness rally on NOTA button (it is the none of the above button to the electronic voting machine where voters reject all candidates ...

Bhopal gas survivors hold NOTA rally

Bhopal, Nov 20 (JEN) The Bhopal gas survivors staged an awareness rally on NOTA button (it is the none of the above button to the electronic voting machine where voters reject all candidates ...

Egypt worst Arabs for women’s rights: Survey

London, Nov 12 (JEN) Sexual harassment, high rates of female genital cutting and a surge in violence after the Arab Spring uprisings have made Egypt the worst country in the Arab world to be ...

UN urges women access to manage natural resources

New York, Nov 7 (JEN): Giving women access to and control of natural resources such as land, water, forests and minerals is essential to ensure war-torn countries can achieve long-term peac ...

UN urges Sudan to stop threatening women

New York, Nov 7 (JEN): Two United Nations independent experts Wednesday warned Sudan against threatening women with flogging, stressing this practice amounts to cruel, inhuman and degrading ...

UN boosts support for women’s health in Africa

New York, Nov 7 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim pledged Wednesday to support an initiative to improve women’s reproduct ...

UN deplores harmful practices against women by religion

New York, Oct 30 (JEN): Harmful practices inflicted on women and girls can never be justified in the name of freedom of religion or belief, an independent United Nations human rights expert ...

Women’s unpaid work major human rights issue: UN

New York, Oct 25 (JEN): Cooking, cleaning and caring for children and the elderly should be a social and collective responsibility, rather than fall entirely on women’s shoulders, a U ...

UNSC urges women's leadership for peacebuilding

New York, Oct 19 (JEN): The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and senior UN officials Friday issued a strong call on the international community to strengthen its commitment to ensuring ...