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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.

Interlinked crises erasing hard-won gains for gender equality in region

The aggravating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on existing inequalities, coupled with the effects of the climate crises and disasters in the region, is erasing many hard-fought gains made towards gender equality.

Nepal prime minister hails progress on gender equality

Nepal has made historic progress on gender equality and women’s participation in the country through constitutional changes since the democratic transition took place in 2005, KP Sharma Oli, the country’s prime minister claimed on Women’s Rights Day.

Gender equality means business, Secretary-General chief tells corporate leaders

New York: The UN Secretary-General has urged corporate leaders to achieve gender equality, highlighting the benefits for the private sector and society at large.

Redouble efforts against ‘global scourge’ of gender-based violence, intensified by pandemic: Guterres

New York: From domestic violence to sexual abuse, online harassment and increased child marriage, gender-based violence (GBV) is “a global scourge” that is being exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN chief said on Tuesday.

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development

New York, Mar 23 (IBNS): Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, according to a high-level United Nations forum on the situation in Arab States.

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body

New York, Mar 19 (IBNS): Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remains, according to a leading UN business group.

South Sudan’s women caught up in ‘futile man’s war’ UN gender equality chief

New York, Nov 17 (IBNS): The women of South Sudan are leading calls for political and militia leaders to honour the recent revitalized peace agreement, and end what they regard as a “futile man’s war”, the head of the UN gender equality agency, UN Women, told the Security Council on Friday.