Cabinet approves MoU between India and United Nations Entity of Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

The union cabinet has approved the signing of an agreement between India and the UN Women. The proposal seeks to provide technical support to the Ministry of Panchayati Raj in strengthening capacities of governance institutions including Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) to ensure that opportunities created for women through legislation, policies and programmes are better leveraged at the grass-root level.