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Katrina Kaif: Society fails to recognise marital rape as a crime; women must speak up!

Katrina Kaif: Society fails to recognise marital rape as a crime; women must speak up!

Speaking at the ‘WeUnite' conference, which marks United Nations Women's partnership with the IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif talked about how gender equality is important in today's times.

Katrina Kaif presses for gender equality at UN Women event!

Katrina Kaif presses for gender equality at UN Women event!

The beautiful Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has a towering personality and there's no denying in that. The 'Fitoor' actress has an ocean of fan following, who love to watch her films, emulate her style and believe in what their idol does.

Rajnikanth's daughter becomes UN advocate for Gender

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Aishwarya Rajinikanth Dhanush, a noted film director and daughter of Indian superstar Rajnikanth has been appointed UN Women's advocate for gender equality and women's empowerment in India.

Women tell UN to give them a seat at peace table

The rebuke came as the UN Security Council adopted a revamped version of a 15-year-old resolution that highlights the role of women in peacemaking and calls for measures to increase their participation.

UN official says women in Asia paid 30 percent less than men

 A UN agency is mounting a worldwide campaign for equal pay for women, who get 24 per cent less than men on global average and around 30 per cent less for those in Asia.

UN Women backs out of Uber partnership over security concerns

 The UN agency on women has pulled out of a partnership with Uber over concerns about the controversial app-based taxi firm's safety issues and pressure from trade unions, days after it announced a tie-up to create a million jobs for women.

Men leave UN "Barbershop" after vow to push for gender equality

The United Nations closed its "Barbershop Conference" on Thursday with prominent male diplomats - and a 13-year-old boy - pledging to recruit men and boys to advance gender equality and end violence against women.

Didn't say there is no respect for women in India: Sania Mirza

Didn't say there is no respect for women in India: Sania Mirza

 India's tennis star Sania Mirza Wednesday took to Twitter to deny that she said there is no respect for women in India.

Sania Mirza named UN Women's Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia

Sania Mirza named UN Women's Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza was Tuesday appointed the UN Goodwill Ambassador for the South Asian region by UN Women at an event held to mark the International Day To End Violence Against Women.

ITU, UN Women launch award for gender equality technology

ITU and UN Women have launched a new global technology award that recognises outstanding contributions from women and men in leveraging the potential of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to promote gender equality.

Violence against women in politics rampant in South Asia

Violence against women in politics is rampant in South Asia, according to a recent study conducted by the Centre for Social Research & UN Women in India, Nepal and Pakistan.

Campaign against UN Women to decriminalise pimping, buying sex

Organisations launched campaign against a move by UN Women, United Nations organisation dedicated to gender equality and empowerment of women, to decriminalise pimping, buying sex and brothel-keeping.

End discrimination of widows: UN Women acting head

UN Women acting head and Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri on Friday called on the international community to end discrimination against widows so they can live in dignity and fully participate in society.

UN Women chief seeks justice for Delhi rape victim

UN Women chief Michelle Bachelet has demanded punishment for culprits of the horrific gang-rape and murder of a 23-year-old Delhi girl.

Head of UN women seeks justice for Delhi gang-rape victim

UN Women head Michelle Bachelet demanded punishment for culprits of the gangrape-cum-murder of a Delhi girl, saying a strong message must be sent that violence against women will not be accepted.

India wins seat on UN Women`s board, Iran fails

UN Women is the amalgamation of different UN bodies focused on women.