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India is one of the largest countries of origin, transit and destination for international migrants. A majority of Indian migrants in the Emigration Check Required category go to the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. Over the years, there has been an increasing trend of feminization of migration in the country, with women now accounting for 49 per cent of all migrants from India. Within this framework, domestic work is the largest sector driving international female labour migration. Migrant...
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[Participatory Training Tools on Gender and Livelihoods] - This training tool-kit on gender and livelihoods designed and developed by ANANDI is meant to engender and deepen the understanding of the goals of projects that focus on women farmer such as the ones being delivered by the National Rural Livelihoods Mission. The tools individually and the tool-kit as a whole are examples of guided facilitation where space for critical reflection and lateral learning is created in forums for women farmers...
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UN Women partnered with ANANDI to strengthen gender perspectives in National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM). Pilots were initiated in select districts under the State Rural Livelihoods Missions in Bihar (JEEViKA BRLPS) and Madhya Pradesh (MPSRLM). National and state level workshops were conducted for the Missions’ Project Implementation Agencies for developing indicators and strategies for gender responsive implementation. The project also worked with women’s collectives...
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During March 2014, the United Nations Country Team in India partnered with the private sector, government, civil society, social media and arts community to promote gender equality.
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Violence against women and girls is a grave violation of human rights. It is not just a women’s issue but a human rights issue.
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Violence Against Women and Girls in India
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UN Women is the global champion for women and girls. In India, UN Women builds on a strong foundation, taking forward the efforts of the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM). This brochure provides more information about UN Women’s programmes in India.
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Though there is no uniformity in the practices being observed within Indian states to protect women from domestic violence, a number of them seem to be promising acts of change.
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Elected representatives, both men and women, need to have an equal role in political decision-making be it in villages orparliaments. When women leaders assert themselves, they are able to become effective political leaders. UN Women, along with the Government of India, works to strengthen the leadership skills and confidence of 65000 elected women representatives in gram panchayats (village councils bodies) and half a million women through gram sabhas (public meetings) so they can make decisions and become strongerleaders.
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In the Western Indian state of Gujarat, UN Women has funded an energy conversation programme in the districts of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar.
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South Asia is home to around one fifth of the world’s population, making it both the most populous and densely populated geographical region in the world. In South Asia as a whole, women now live longer and are better educated.
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This guide introduces the key concepts of safe cities work and offers practical tools for how to begin building a safer, more inclusive city.
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This training manual seeks to help Dalit women become effective worksite supervisors, or “Mates”, under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.
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A practical guide on concepts, perspectives and tools to create safer cities for women and girls, the handbook is a useful resource to initiate and guide strategy and knowledge development.
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This report enables experts to develop gender policy tools and address the negative impact of climate change.
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A manual on ‘Ending Domestic Violence through Non-Violence’ by Lawyers Collective Women’s Rights Initiative (LCWRI) in association with the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India & National Commission for Women.
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This Manual is part of an induction package to promote gender equality at the workplace and create a healthy workplace environment.
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This resource was developed by SANLAAP along with UNIFEM (now UN Women), to be used as a tool to ensure better care and protection of survivors of trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation.
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A manual developed by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, for training personnel from Ministries and Departments in the Government.
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This Handbook prepared for the Government of India codifies norms and procedures for Gender Budgeting in India and presents concepts and gender budgeting tools across Ministries and Departments.