ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT KIRTI SINGH, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Indraprastha College for Women | New Delhi, India | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 6

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" Research and physical engagement are keys to any developmental project. While I primarily engage in research, I hope to translate my research into physical developmental engagements with the community via platform of Millennium Fellowship. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Aashiyana: Creating Safe Households for Women

‘Aashiyana: Creating Safe Households for Women’ addresses the issue of domestic violence against women in rural India, which is seen as too normal that nobody even questions it, owing to the persistent gender inequality and patriarchal system. The project is primarily serving as a wake-up call for the women to voice themselves against the violence they face at their home which they build with love and affection. The project is contributing towards the accomplishment of sustainable development goal 5 which addresses gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. Targeting the elimination of violence against women is essential in achieving gender equality and women empowerment and thus sustainable development.

About the Millennium Fellow

Kirti Singh is an inquisitive young media student at Indraprastha College for Women, India. She drives pleasure in doing research work and engages in multidisciplinary research and policy analysis, thus expanding her worldview and allowing herself to learn from fellow inquisitive minds across the globe. She believes in the translation of youth into effective voices in the developmental process and therefore never misses an opportunity to make her voice and actions count.