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Girl advocates in India step up to protect health, human rights amid the pandemic

Kandhamal District, Odisha, India – As India grapples with a deadly surge in COVID-19 cases,…

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Dual calamity as floods hit India’s Bihar state amid pandemic

BIHAR, India – Life has come to a standstill in much of India’s Bihar State as a ferocious monsoon…

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Crashing a wedding, saving a child bride: App helps girl avoid child marriage

DARBHANGA, India – When a 13-year-old girl in the remote village of Darbhanga, in India’s Bihar…

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Investing in girls: Cash incentives help promote gender equality in India

PUNJAB, India – “I am getting financial support for my education from the government, whereas my…

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The time is now: A call to end female genital mutilation, child marriage and son selection by 2030

UNITED NATIONS, New York – “When I was 12-years old, my family organized a ceremony to transition my sisters and…

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Passage to India: Executive Director Meets with Leaders from Many Sectors

NEW DELHI--- During his recent trip to India, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin engaged…

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