UN Women and the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) presented a joint report stating the sad fact that by 2030, as planned, SDG 5, declaring gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls, will not be achieved.
India ranked 135th in terms of gender equality, despite improving five places from last year in terms of economic participation and opportunities. Iceland has maintained its position as the most equal country in the world, following Finland, Norway, New Zealand and Sweden,
In support of India’s clean energy transition, ReNew Power, India’s leading renewable energy company, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Self-Employed Women’s Association of India (SEWA), has launched a transformative initiative called ‘Project Surya’ to train low-income women
The national standards body of India, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has developed an Indian Standard for ‘non-electric cooling cabinet made of clay,’ to recognise clay refrigerators made in India. The new BIS standard, IS 17693: 2022, specifies the construction and
Various sorts of gender quotas for public elections are being implemented in an increasing number of nations Gender quotas for women in local government bodies can help boost women’s presence in politics, improve public service delivery, and improve women’s leadership perceptions. Gender