India had made a contribution to UN Women, the international organization that works for gender equality and women's empowerment.
Sharing this news on the social media handle India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T. S. Tirumurti tweeted "#India contributes USD 300,000 to @UN_Women for 2021.” He also said that India endorses its support for gender equality and women empowerment and describe UN Women as a “valued partner in our progress from women’s development to #women-led development.”
Assistant-Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women Anita Bhatia had also thanked India for the contribution and its support to UN Women and she tweeted “Women-led development envisions women as agents of change driving measurable impact in the lives of women & girls.”
UN Women is the global champion for women and girls. In India, UN Women works closely with the Government of India and civil society to set national standards for achieving gender equality. UN Women works to strengthen women’s economic empowerment and support women.
It also works to end violence against women be it domestic violence or trafficking or violence in public places. UN Women also advocates for greater participation of women in politics and decision-making, and works with planning bodies such as NITI Aayog to ensure that policies and budgets be the women-centric.