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India contributes $300,000 to UN Women to support gender equality

India has contributed USD 300,000 to the United Nations agency for gender equality and women empowerment, a contribution lauded by the UN entity

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India has contributed USD 300,000 to the agency for and women empowerment, a contribution lauded by the UN entity.

India made the contribution to UN Women, the world organisation's entity for and women's empowerment.

"#India contributes USD 300,000 to @UN_Women for 2021, India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti tweeted on Thursday.

He said India reaffirms its support for and women empowerment, describing UN Women as a valued partner in our progress from women's development to #women-led development.

Assistant-Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women Anita Bhatia thanked India for the contribution and its support to UN Women and said in a tweet that Women-led development envisions women as agents of change driving measurable impact in the lives of women & girls.

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First Published: Fri, April 02 2021. 11:27 IST
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