Expressing grave concern with the extreme political, social and economic inequalities prevalent in the world, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has called for immediate action to reverse this trend and leave no one behind.
In order to create awareness about road safety, Consumer Voice, a voluntary organization in the interest of Consumer Education, with the support from Cycling for Environment Club and Delhi Traffic Police, organised a cycle rally, Cyclothon, in New Delhi on Saturday, in which about 100 cyclists participated.
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According to new figures released today by international NGO ActionAid, women are working an average of four years longer than men during their life, largely because of their greater role in housework and caring for children, the sick and elderly. Around the world governments are failing to take action to deal with the causes of inequality for both women and men.
Global Sea levels have been rising at an alarming rate this century.
Since 1900, the recorded rise in sea levels has been documented at the rate of 0.6 inches per decade but post 1992, recorded levels have seen an increase to 1.2 inches per decade – a significant rise in the last 2000 years. This indicates future surges in tidal flows in coastal regions with high tides and storms.