Panel Discussion on the Union Budget
|Panel Discussion with Goodwill Ambassador Sania Mirza on CNN-IBN|
UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia, Sania Mirza and UN Women Representative, Dr. Rebecca Tavares, participated in a panel discussion on International Women’s Day on CNN-IBN’s special show, ‘She Rocks’. The show saw experts discuss women’s empowerment while also raising important issues related to gender equality.
|Sounds of Freedom Concert|
Sounds of Freedom concert, organized by UN Women on 3 March, had performances by Goodwill Ambassador Farhan Akhtar and other popular artists. They highlighted the message of gender equality and women’s empowerment and called upon the audience to sign the HeForShe pledge on the HeForShe website.
‘Gender Day’ meet to discuss ‘Gender Equality at the Heart of Development’
Panel Discussion on drug use among women in India
|Live chat hosted by ‘The Hindu’ on International Women’s Day|
To mark International Women’s Day, Subhalakshmi Nandi, head of the Women’s Economic Empowerment unit at UN Women India Multi Country Office (MCO), and Kalpana Sharma, columnist and former deputy editor at The Hindu, took questions on the issue of gender equality.
HeForShe signature drive at Raahgiri
Ring the Bell for Gender Equality
|India and the MDGs: Gender and Development- An Assessment|
As the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approach their December 2015 deadline, UN Women, along with the UN-ESCAP Sub-regional office for South and South West Asia and the UN Information Centre organized a panel discussion on 20 March, aimed at assessing the MDGs in India through a gender lens.
Special Female Military Officers Course
Commission on the Status of Women