Deborah Lyons

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UN Envoy Urges Taliban Govt To Ensure Education For Girls

UN' Envoy Deborah Lyons urged the Taliban government to take necessary steps in providing education to girl children in the country. The statement has come after Taliban regime placed an indefinite ban on secondary education for girls. Lyons also raised concerns about the freedom of media in the country. She met with Taliban's acting minister for information and culture Khairulla Khaikhwa, to discuss the same.

Sun, 10 Apr 2022 - 05:16 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Deborah Lyons, UN envoy, Taliban, Girls education, Freedom of press

Courtesy: ANI

Bride and groom

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Bride Asks Father To Donate Dowry Money For Girls' Education: Rajasthan

Taking a good move against the dowry system, a bride, Anjali Kanwar asked her father Kishore Singh Kanod to donate Rs 75 lakh set aside for her dowry for promoting girls' education in Rajasthan on November 21. The money will be used to initiate the construction of a girls' hostel on NH68. Reportedly, Anjali's wish was read out to her wedding guests in a letter, who applauded it.

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 - 08:00 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Bride, Rajasthan, Wedding Gift, Dowary, Girls education

21-year-old Indian Origin gets selected for MBE

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Amika George Achieves Third Rank In British's MBE List

The Indian origin Amika George is the youngest to get selected in MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) and has achieved the third rank on the list. The 21-year-old youngster started the campaign against poverty periods #FreePeriods four years ago aiming to eradicate period, the hurdle for schoolgirls to pursue education. Focusing upon free period products, the UK government started giving funds to educational institutes last year… read-more

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 03:51 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: periods, Girls education, Education, Funds

Courtesy: The Quint

Sainik School Balachadi

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Gujarat: Sainik School Decides To Offer Admission To Girls In Class 6

In a progressive step, abiding by Defence Ministry’s directive, Gujarat’s only Sainik School in Balachadi, Jamnagar will offer admission to girls in Class-VI for the upcoming academic year. While 10% of the strength will be earmarked for female candidates, authorities will also provide hostel facilities. Apart from the academics, Military training will also be given to the girls. Reportedly, admission formalities have begun and NTA will… read-more

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 09:59 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Sainik School, Gujarat, Jamnagar, Girls education, NTA, Admission, Ministry of defense

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

School uniform designed by Sabyasachi Mukherjee

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Designer Sabyasachi Creates 'Block Printed' School Uniform for Jaisalmer Girls

Fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee has designed school uniforms for students of Rajkumari Ratnavati Girl’s School, Jaisalmer. The project is in partnership with US based NGO CITTA to promote education and vocational skills in girls and women. Photos of the dress went viral on social media after the designer shared an images on his Instagram handle. He has used Ajrakh, a traditional block-print art on the uniforms and natural dyes to keep… read-more

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 02:30 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Sabyasachi Mukherjee , women education, Girls education, Jaisalmer, Traditional craft, Ajrakh

Courtesy: News 18