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Gender therapy review reveals devastating impacts on teens

A top Human Rights Council-appointed expert has welcomed the decision by all health authorities in the United Kingdom to halt the routine use of puberty-blockers offered to children as part of gender transition services, amid a sharp increase more widely in the number of teenage girls seeking such treatment and concerns that it might disrupt brain development.

Women and girls continue to be killed, based on gender alone

Continuing violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations, a UN-appointed independent expert said on Tuesday.

Time to end gender-based violence, boost role of women in politics, public life

New York: Immense strides have been made in the quest for gender equality, but major barriers thrown up by the patriarchal system must be dismantled so women can play a fuller role in politics and public life, the UN human rights chief Volker Türk told the UN Human Rights Council on Friday.

Flagship UN gender event closes with ‘blueprint’ for greater role of women in tech

New York: The 2023 Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 67), the largest UN gathering on gender equality, successfully wrapped up on Saturday, with Member States calling for a full and equal participation of women and girls in the development of digital technologies.

New study outlines importance of gender for children caught up in conflict

New York: The UN’s leading expert on issues facing children caught up in war, on Thursday released a new analysis on the importance of considering how gender differences impact young people during armed conflicts.

New study outlines importance of gender for children caught up in conflict

New York: The UN’s leading expert on issues facing children caught up in war, on Thursday released a new analysis on the importance of considering how gender differences impact young people during armed conflicts.

Gender equality ‘fundamental prerequisite’ for peaceful, sustainable world

New York: Gender equality is essentially “a question of power” that for millennia, has, “to the detriment of all”, been mostly in the hands of men, the UN chief told a town hall meeting on Wednesday, devoted to the issue.

UN on ‘positive trajectory’ towards full gender parity

New York: Gender equality and women’s rights are essential to a renewed social contract anchored in human rights - the new Agenda for Peace - the UN chief told a meeting on Tuesday aimed at advancing women’s leadership worldwide.

Civil society in forefront of struggle for gender parity, UN chief tells townhall event

New York, Mar 14 (JEN): The United Nations has embarked on an initiative to address the male-dominated power structure within its own ranks and now has more women than men in the senior management team, Secretary-General António Guterres told civil society activists on Tuesday.