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EU - UN Women launch film and report in tribute to ‘Inspiring Indian Women’

11 March 2014

The European Union and UN Women paid tribute to inspiring Indian Women at the jointly organised ‘Inspiring Change: Equality for All’ conference in Delhi today, with the launch of a new EU film and a new UN Women report. More

Rendezvous with Nayna Patra: UN Women’s star campaigner

21 April 2013

Nayna Patra, a 45-year-old from Dhenkenal district in the eastern state of Odisha is a star campaigner for a UN Women project for elected women representatives. She established a school for girls, protected 250 acres of Sal forests and helped women’s groups to get loans. More

Rajasthan’s Pride: The exemplary functioning of Mahila Sabhas

21 March 2013

The State Government of Rajasthan is organizing mahila sabhas (women’s meeting) in 30 districts of the State to involve women in local decision-making. This was based on a successful pilot of a UN Women programme in three districts – Alwar, Dungarpur and Tonk. More

More women vote in India’s state assembly elections

09 March 2012

In celebration of the International Women’s Day 2012, UN Women, UN Information Centre and Institute of Social Studies Trust organized a panel discussion to understand the voting behaviour of women in the 2012 Assemble Elections. More

Homemakers become changemakers in India

27 February 2012

At a meeting of around 40 elected women representatives in Rajasthan, there is a dynamic leader who stands out amongst the large assembly of women. More

Norway supports democratic election training for women in India

11 January 2012

Norwegian Minister of Local Government and Regional Development visited India to follow up the partnership agreement between Norway and India on local administration and democracy. Strengthening the role of women in local politics formed an important point of the discussion. More

UN Women celebrates Women’s Political Empowerment Day

25 April 2011

The 18th Women Political Empowerment Day recognized the contribution of elected women leaders across India. Supported by UN Women and the Institute of Social Studies, two elected women leaders from Rajasthan and Arunachal Pradesh got awards for being outstanding leaders. More

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