India beats China to become member of UN’s Commission on Status of Women
India will be a member of the prestigious body for four years from 2021 to 2025.
India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations T S Tirumurti said, it is a ringing endorsement of India’s commitment to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in all the endeavours.
India, Afghanistan and China had contested the elections to the Commission on Status of Women. While India and Afghanistan won the ballot among the 54 members, China failed to cross the half-way mark.