Cabinet approves MoU with UN Women

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the signing of agreement between India and UN Women to strengthen gender equality in governance institutions.

The MoU between India and the United Nations Entity of Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) seeks to provide technical support to the Ministry of Panchayati Raj to improve the opportunities for gender equality through legislation, policies and programmes in ministry’s institutions.
Activities under this MoU will be implemented at the district and sub-district level in six states – Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Odisha, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
Source- Business Standard

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