There should be respect and dignity towards Women. Even after almost seven decades of Independence, women are still subjected to discrimination in the social, economic and educational field.
The policies and programmes addressed gender inequalities and redressed issues of economic and social injustice brought about by discriminatory cultural practices and historical imbalances.
Facts and figures Globally, million women and girls were married before the age of 18 and at least million women and girls in 30 countries have undergone FGM.
And are they educated till the age boys are? Thus, it was time for the international community — and mainly the United Nations — to shoulder its responsibility in firmly supporting the Palestinian people in that noble and way overdue objective.
Yet, 49 countries have no laws that specifically protect women from such violence. They should not be discriminated while providing any type of education. On the draft resolution pertaining to the high-level Meeting, she looked forward to the valuable contributions and support of all Members States.
Many scholars suggest that when we discuss women's empowerment, discussing the different barriers that underprivileged women face, which makes it more difficult for them to obtain empowerment in society, is important when examining the impact of race in connection to employment.
In order to overcome the remaining economic, political, cultural and other barriers to gender equality, the support of the international community was needed, first and foremost in the area of education.
It is not going to be easy to change the culture of disregard for women which are so deep-rooted in Indian society.