India has given USD 500,000 to UN Women, the organization of the United Nations dedicated to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment.
On Monday, Ruchira Kamboj, India‘s permanent representative to the UN, presented a check for the government of India’s contribution to UN Women’s core voluntary budget.
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In a tweet, Ruchira Kamboj stated that India’s growth paradigm is one of women-led development with a focus on STEM education and entrepreneurship.
Women’s leadership and entrepreneurship are key components of the Indian development model, says the speaker. The check was accepted by Sima Sami Bahous, the undersecretary general of UN Women, and the executive director.
- India has given USD 500,000 to UN Women to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.
- India continues to offer assistance to UN Women in carrying out their mission and activities.
- The UN Women Executive Board is an honor for India.
According to the press release from the Permanent Mission of India to the UN, Ruchira Kamboj underlined the Indian government’s unwavering commitment to the objectives of gender equality, women’s emancipation, and gender mainstreaming as outlined in the UN Women’s mandate.
She urged UN Women to put more emphasis on utilizing emerging technologies, such as information and communications technology (ICT), to empower women. India continues to assist UN Women in carrying out its mandate and operations, according to the press statement.
According to the press release, we appreciate that UN Women’s activities continue to be primarily development-based and committed to coordinating with the national priorities of program nations.
The Indian government now sits on the Executive Board of UN Women. It was emphasized that India will prioritize women-led development as part of its G20 leadership.