Commonwealth Current Affairs - 2019

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Commonwealth launches Peace in the Home programme to stamp out domestic violence

The Commonwealth of Nations has launched “Peace in the home” programme to help member states tackle domestic violence which still remains a “stubborn stain” on communities, disproportionately impacting women. The programme was launched on Women’s Day (March 8) and will continue through till 2018 when there is expected to be an accord on ending domestic Read More…

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Patricia Scotland Commonwealth’s new Secretary General

Dominica-born British lawyer Patricia Scotland (60) has been elected as the new Secretary General of the Commonwealth. With this, she becomes its first woman and also first British citizen to be elected secretary‑general of the 53-member bloc’s history. She will succeed Kamalesh Sharma from India and enter into the office on 1 April 2016 for Read More…

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