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Difficult Dialogues 2018 summit comes up with several recommendations for gender equality

Panaji, Feb 12 (UNI) Over the last three days leading international academics, policy makers, development experts, NGOs and grassroots gender workers got together in Goa for the Difficult Dialogues 2018 summit where they discussed and debated several key issues around Gender Equality – For Everyone’s Benefit?
Delivering gender equality for everyone’s benefit is a top priority for India as there has been gross inequality on the basis of gender discrimination over the years. It is this inequality that Difficult Dialogues aimed to address and the conference examined wide-ranging topics under the theme of gender equality and would now come up with white papers that could make a tangible difference. This year, the forum was held in partnership with University College London (UCL), Goa University (GU), the International Centre Goa (ICG) and Brookings India (BI).
Renowned academic experts from UCL such as Professor Sarah Hawkes who leads the UCL Centre for Global Health and Gender, Professor of Global Health David Osrin of UCL, Professor of Child and Family Policy Margaret O’Brien of UCL, and Professor of Global Health and Philosophy Sridhar Venkatapuram of King’s College Londonshared their vision for gender equality at the conference. Through engaging panel discussions, the speakers grappled with the crucial issue of how Indian gender constructs affect fundamental aspects of daily lives and citizenship. There were a dozen thought-provoking panels on topics related to gender ranging from the #MeToo movement, women in politics, science and technology, masculinity and violence, women and the law to trafficking, what works when aiming to transform gender norms and fatherhood.
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Nitish asks authorities concerned to accelerate execution of road projects

22 Jan 2019 | 6:07 PM

Patna, Jan 22 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today asked authorities concerned to speed up the implementation of important road projects in the state.

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Local people gift land to facilitate construction of building for police station

22 Jan 2019 | 6:05 PM

Kannur, Jan 22 (UNI) Thanks to the intative by "janakeeya kootayama" (peoples collective), a 45-cent land will be gifted to the Government to construct building for a police station.

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Parmar varsity scientists to grow high yielding nutrient green fodder

22 Jan 2019 | 6:04 PM

Solan, Jan 22 (UNI) Growing scarcity of nutrient green fodder during summers and harsh winters to milch cattles would soon become a thing of past in this hill state.

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Authorities issue fresh avalanche warning in Kashmir, Ladakh

22 Jan 2019 | 6:03 PM

Srinagar, Jan 22 (UNI) A fresh avalanche warning has been issued on Tuesday evening in the Kashmir valley and Ladakh region following moderate to heavy snowfall during the past 24 hours.

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No power tariff hike in UP for 2018-19

22 Jan 2019 | 6:02 PM

Lucknow, Jan 22 (UNI) In a major respite to the power consumers of the state, Uttar Pradesh State Electricity Regularity Commission (UPSERC) has decide not to hike the power tariff in the state for the financial year 2018-19.

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