Tag Archives: gender equality

International Men’s Day: Farhan Akhtar Marks it with Call for Gender Equality

‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ actor and famous film personality Farhan Akhtar has called for gender equality on "International Men’d Day", becoming the first man to be appointed UN Women’s South Asia Goodwill Ambassador. Farhan is also known for launching the the Men Against Rape and Discrimination (MARD) campaign last year after the gory death of Mumbai-based woman lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha’s death ...

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India Provides $3 million to UN for Women Empowerment

India’s Ambassador Hardeep Singh Puri, Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, has handed over a check of $1 million towards India’s contribution to the core voluntary budget of UN Women (for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women), for the financial year 2012-2013, at the United Nations in New York on Tuesday. This ...

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