India is closely working with UN women to include gender perspective in the mega project to build “smart and safe cities”. Women are most affected by human trafficking. We are in the process of bringing our national legislation on trafficking in line with international commitments and obligations.
A woman’s in-laws forcibly shaved her head and physically assaulted her after she gave birth to her second daughter.
UN Women’s 16-day campaign, ‘Orange the World: Raise Money to End Violence Against Women’, will begin today, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The campaign urges participants around the world to ‘orange’ their profile pictures, and to share their support for ending violence against women.
India is not exactly the model country when it comes to dealing with violence against women but the country has…