The #KaunsiBadiBaatHai campaign aims to raise awareness about women's safety issues in India. Image: TikTok

TikTok teams up with UN Women to raise awareness about violence against women in India

  • The #KaunsiBadiBaatHai campaign has attracted more than 887.5 million views as of Monday
  • It is part of a larger initiative by UN Women that marks 16 Days of activism against gender-based violence
Topic |   Gender

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The #KaunsiBadiBaatHai campaign aims to raise awareness about women's safety issues in India. Image: TikTok
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Supporters of Bangladesh’s Awami League march in the street as part of a general election campaign procession in Dhaka in December 2018. Photo: AFP
Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana
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Opinion

Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana

Women’s freedom from violence, participation in politics and economic empowerment are the Asia-Pacific’s next challenges

  • The Asia-Pacific can claim some triumphs in women’s rights, like greater educational parity and lower maternal mortality.
  • Still, more needs to be done to empower women, including through a regional scaling up of initiatives in individual countries

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Supporters of Bangladesh’s Awami League march in the street as part of a general election campaign procession in Dhaka in December 2018. Photo: AFP
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