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Demography makes India micro and macro cause for achieving gender equality: Former assistant UN secretary-general Laxmi M Puri

On the occasion of National Girl Child Day, Laxmi M Puri, a former assistant secretary-general at the United Nations and ex-deputy executive director of UN Women, spoke on the topic of 'empowering girls for a better tomorrow' during the ongoing Muskaan series of Prabha Khaitan Foundation. In an association with Education for Trust, it was held for students and parents of South City International School, Kolkata amidst the presence of the school's founding-principal, John Bagul. IBNS correspondent Nitin Waghela shares some excerpts