September 27, 2022 10:17 (IST)
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Valuing women's work key to achieving new global goal on gender equality: UN agency

New York, Oct 27 (IBNS): Applauding the decision by Member States to include gender equality as a key plank of the newly-adopted 2030 Agenda, a senior United Nations labour agency official has stressed the importance of empowering women in employment, salaries and the working environment, urging governments to commit to this achievable, basic right.

Women must be empowered to counter terrorism and extremism: UN official

New York, Sep 10 (IBNS): Increased attention needs to be given to women so they can be empowered to actively help counter terrorism and violent extremism around the world, a senior United Nations counter-terrorism official told a news conference in New York on Wednesday.