Mar 07, 2017 11:18 AM Population Foundation of India has appointed Keshav Desiraju as its new chairperson.
Dec 28, 2016 04:40 PM Baloch nationalist leader Naela Qadri Baloch, who lives in self-exile in Canada, believes that women should learn to defend themselves even by arming themselves. According to her Balochistan is the worst example of women suppression.
Oct 14, 2016 04:50 PM What would the world look like if girls were equal to boys? This year’s International Day of the Girl provides a tantalizing glimpse of the change we want to see, writes Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen, CEO, Plan International.
Sep 15, 2016 12:18 PM Dr Huzaifa Khorakiwala has been conferred with International Business Federation- India Top award for efforts made in transforming human lives.
Jul 28, 2016 03:05 PM
Urging the world leaders to end modern slavery, Graduate Women International says that women and girls who have been trafficked are subjected to extreme violence.
[Women safety] [Trafficking] [Women and children]
Jul 07, 2016 04:40 PM
Safe Water Network (SWN) is a not-for-profit working towards sustainable and economically-viable solutions to bring safe drinking water to the quality-affected regions in rural India and Ghana. Ravindra Sewak and Poonam Sewak, anchors of SWN, talk to OneWorld South Asia about the need of providing quality water with a certain price tag. Excerpts from the interview:
[Water resources] [Water and sanitation] [Water management] [Water conservation] [Water distribution]
Apr 14, 2016 10:34 AM Akshaya Patra partners with the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and various State Governments as one of the admired Public Private Partnerships in education and child welfare.
Nov 03, 2015 12:29 PM The awards have emerged as a credible way to map the progress being made towards greater dignity of disabled citizens.
Sep 02, 2015 04:25 PM
The Disease Management Association of India (DMAI) is a not-for-profit organisation that works towards achieving accountable, affordable and accessible healthcare in India.
[India] [Healthcare] [UN ECOSOC] [Health sector] [South Asia]
Jul 23, 2015 07:45 PM
Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, a veteran transgender rights activist, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that decisions for the welfare of hijras should be taken on the very streets in India where they beg or sell their bodies for less than Rs 20. Excerpts from the interview:
[India] [Gender Inequality] [Gender Sensitivity] [Bisexuals] [Gays] [South Asia] [Laxmi Narayan Tripathi]
May 20, 2015 01:15 PM
Dr Ranjana Kumari, a long-time champion for women’s causes, has worked tirelessly to promote women's political participation
[Gender inequality] [Gender Empowerment] [Gender Inequality] [Gender Sensitivity]
May 15, 2015 02:30 PM Akshaya Patra has been selected for achievement and excellence in the NGO segment for the year 2015.
May 05, 2015 04:55 PM Hindustan Unilever Foundation, 2030 WRG Partner for Agri-Water Efficiency will target one million farmers and save up to four trillion liters of water.
Apr 24, 2015 03:32 PM Food security that has been achieved for almost 90 per cent of people of earth cannot be sustained unless it is ensured that the foods they consume are sufficient, nutritious and safe, writes Dr P G Dhar Chakrabarti.