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Bollywood’s Farhan Akhtar to end violence against women

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Farhan AkhtarAt UN, Bollywood’s Farhan Akhtar leads push to involve more men to end violence against women

Source:UN News.

11 March 2015 – When the moderator of a panel discussion today at United Nations Headquarters in New York on how to end violence against women looked a little disappointedly at her virtually all-female audience, she called out: “Where are the men? Where are the men?”

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When you're married

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This is a real story. My friend said "Why are you adding opinion in my mortal life? Whatever it may be, he was my husband. Do you remember the days when he sat in a hunger strike for seven days to marry me? Is it not he that promised in front of you to love and keep me as his queen."    
 
"What are you going to do next?" I asked in a quiet voice. "If you agree, you can go to my parent's home. You can pass the days there easily. You can hold a small business there.

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Global health partnership has saved 2.5 million women

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Global health partnership has saved 2.5 million women and children since 2010, says UN chief

 Source:UN News.

10 March 2015 – At a high-l

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From adversity to prosperity

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From adversity to prosperity

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Equality means business

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Equality means business: UN urges private sector to help close gender gap

Source:UN News.

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Women in Politics’ map reflects

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Launched at UN, latest ‘Women in Politics’ map reflects sluggish progress in gender equality.

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Don’t Just Defeat the Enemy- Prevent the Birth of an Enemy

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Don’t Just Defeat the Enemy - Prevent the Birth of an Enemy

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On International Women's Day,

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On International Women's Day, UN urges more action to achieve gender equality

Source:UN News.

8 March 2015 – To mark International Women'

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Never Commit Suicide for a man

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On August 15, 2013 American 'Bachelor' star Gia Allemands committed suicide, it made me sad.

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Member States must ‘step it up’ on gender parity

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Member States must ‘step it up’ on gender parity as UN sets equality targets for 2030
Source:UN News.

6 March 2015 – The past 20 years has seen haltering progress on women’s rights issues and, in some

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