Lakshmi Puri

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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

Gender Equality for the Environment: An Unfinished Agenda [analysis]

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 Individual.com - Jul 21 2014]
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 Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

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 SciDev.Net - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

7/16/2014: HT NATION: ‘Gender equality, women empowerment crucial’

NEW DELHI: Lakshmi Puri, deputy executive director, UN women tells HT why India needs to lead the women rights revolution. She talks about gender inequality and how the government should address issues such as poverty and unemployment to check crime. ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 3 reports

Women's reservation can be potential game changer: UN official

New Delhi, Jul 13 (PTI) Thirty-three per cent reservation to women in Parliament has the potential to be a "game changer" as not only will such a step change patriarchal mindsets but also boost pro-women legislation, feels senior UN official Lakshmi ... [Published Press Trust of India - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 3 reports

Kenya: UN Women Launches a Beijing+20 Campaign

Last week Nairobi played host to the first-ever UN Environment Assembly. In attendance was UN Women's executive director Lakshmi Puri. She spoke on the historic Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which continues to be a landmark normative agreement ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 01 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]
Gender Equality for the Environment: An Unfinis... [Published Individual.com - Jul 21 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]
Gender equality for the environment: an unfinis... [Published SciDev.Net - Jul 17 2014]
7/16/2014: HT NATION: ‘Gender equality, women e... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 16 2014]
Crucial time in India for gender inequality wom... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 15 2014]
Women's reservation can be potential game chang... [Published Press Trust of India - Jul 13 2014]
More women in Parliament will help change "patr... [Published DNA India - Jul 13 2014]
Women's reservation can be potential game chang... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 13 2014]
Africa: High-Level Gender and Environment Forum... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 02 2014]
Kenya: UN Women Launches a Beijing+20 Campaign [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 01 2014]
UN Women launches a Beijing+20 campaign [Published African Entertainer - Jun 30 2014]
UN Women launches a Beijing+20 campaign [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jun 30 2014]
DStv launches new campaign to inspire Africa [Published African Entertainer - Jun 30 2014]
WOMEN: Gender equality and women empowerment p... [Published United Nations Multimedia - Jun 26 2014]
Gender equality and women empowerment priority ... [Published United Nations Multimedia - Jun 24 2014]
(Special for CAFS) UN seeks inclusion of women ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jun 24 2014]
They Almost Had To Abandon Making A Film That W... [Published Upworthy - Mar 28 2014]
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