Lakshmi Puri

Type: Person
Name: Lakshmi Puri
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

India faces dwindling number of girl children

A girl in Bangalore shouts against the abuse of a child in a city schoolTHE dwindling numbers of Indian girls, caused by the illegal abortion of millions of babies, has reached “emergency proportions”, fuelling an increase in crimes such as kidnapping ... [Published Eastern Eye - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Union Minister of Minority Affairs, Dr. Najma Heptulla Meets un Officials

Dr. Najma A. Heptulla, Union Minister of Minority Affairs, met the three-member delegation led by Ms. Lakshmi Puri, Assistant Secretary General and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women in New Delhi on 21 July,2014 and discussed the issues related with ... [Published Press Information Bureau India - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

India’s child sex ratio worsened in last 60 yrs: UN

SummaryStates like Punjab and Haryana, which had low ratios, showed improvementGender-based sex selection, leading to skewed sex ratios, has spread to the relatively “newer” areas instead of being concentrated in certain “problem” states in the last two ... [Published Indian Express - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

India faces crisis over dwindling numbers of girls, U.N. says

6:18 a.m. CDTBy Nita BhallaNEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The dwindling numbers of Indian girls, caused by the illegal abortion of millions of babies, has reached "emergency proportions", fuelling an increase in crimes such as kidnapping and ... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: India, Sex, Crisis, Abortion
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Africa: Gender Equality for the Environment: An Unfinished Agenda

Women work closely with natural resources - and need to be closely involved in managing them, says Lakshmi Puri.The first-ever United Nations Environment Assembly, that took place in Nairobi, Kenya, last month (23-27 June), came at a historic conjunction ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Crucial Time In India For Gender Inequality, Women Empowerment, Says UN’s Lakshmi Puri

NEW DELHI – Lakshmi Puri, deputy executive director, UN women tells HT’s Khimi Thapa why India needs to lead the women rights revolution. She talks at length about gender inequality and how the government should address issues such as poverty and unemployment ... [Published Link - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

One in three women faces some form of violence in her lifetime: Lakshmi Puri

Lakshmi Puri says gender violence is a global issue, and norms have to be set at the global level and then implemented at the national, regional and local level. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/MintNew Delhi: United Nations assistant secretary general Lakshmi ... [Published Livemint.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

They Almost Had To Abandon Making A Film That Would Be Wonderful For Women's Rights. Almost.

This post serves as a thank you. A big HUGE thank you from the people who are working on the documentary "Equal Means Equal," whose New York shoot was funded thanks to the help of Upworthians like you. "What I want to know — the central question ... [Published Upworthy - Mar 28 2014]

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India faces dwindling number of girl children [Published Eastern Eye - Jul 31 2014]
Union Minister of Minority Affairs, Dr. Najma H... [Published Press Information Bureau India - Jul 25 2014]
India’s child sex ratio worsened in last 60 yrs... [Published Indian Express - Jul 22 2014]
India faces crisis over dwindling numbers of gi... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Jul 22 2014]
India's child sex ratio drops: UN report [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 22 2014]
Africa: Gender Equality for the Environment: An... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]
Crucial Time In India For Gender Inequality, Wo... [Published Link - Jul 19 2014]
One in three women faces some form of violence ... [Published Livemint.com - Jul 18 2014]
They Almost Had To Abandon Making A Film That W... [Published Upworthy - Mar 28 2014]
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