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8 January 2018

Mayor of Bhubaneswar felicitates girls from Bhubaneswar slums

UNFPA State Coordinator Dr. Deepa Prasad mentioned on the partnership between BSCL, BMC and UNFPA for Socially Smart Bhubaneswar initiative and encouraged the girls to become change makers in their respective slums.

18 October 2017

Unchecked inequality and failure to protect the rights of poorest women could undermine peace and world’s development goals, new UNFPA report warns

• Only about half of the world’s women hold paid jobs • Globally, women earn 77 per cent of what men get • Three in five women worldwide lack maternity leave, many pay “motherhood penalty”

13 October 2017

UNFPA India marks International Day of the Girl Child in Rajasthan

Among the adolescent girls were those who were affected by child marriage, some who have dropped out of the school and a few whose parents stopped them from pursuing higher education or taking sports as a career.

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The proposed ninth country programme (2018-2022) of the UNFPA responds to the national...
India ageing report 2017
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