You are here: Home Articles Civil Society

Civil Society

Relief yet to reach Uttarakhand flood victims: NGOs

Jul 09, 2013 06:10 PM NGOs have alleged that there is huge gap between distribution of relief materials and the local population.
[]   []   []   []   []   []

Participatory Budgeting in India: The Pune experiment

Jul 01, 2013 05:41 PM Naim Keruwala of Janwani explores the genesis, practice and contours of participatory budgeting as it has evolved over the years, drawing on the Port Allegra and New York city experiences.
[]   []   []

Save the Children launches $1 mn Healthcare Innovation Award

Jun 27, 2013 05:57 PM The Healthcare Innovation Award is the first joint initiative of Save the Children and GSK, a pharmaceutical firm, which aims to save the lives of a million of the world’s poorest children.
[]   []   []   []   []

Plan India responds to monsoon fury in North India

Jun 21, 2013 03:25 PM Disaster Management team of Plan India is ensuring provisions of food, shelter, water and protection in the affected areas of the state.
[]   []   []   []

Post 2015 Development Agenda: What next?

Jun 12, 2013 05:06 PM The High Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the post-2015 Development Agenda issued its report entitled “A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economics through Sustainable Development”.

India’s policy disability has crippled the rights of disabled: Javed Abidi

May 30, 2013 01:43 PM Representatives of the disabled community in India strongly advocate for the inclusion of disability in the post-2015 development agenda.
[]   []   []   []   []

PACS starts inclusive livelihoods programme in Odisha

May 23, 2013 10:00 AM The livelihood interventions will be carried out in some of the poorest districts of the East Indian state of Odisha, including Kalahandi, Mayurbhanj, Koraput, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur, Rayagada, Jharasguda and Kandhamal.
[]   []   []

Rajendra Singh releases white paper on Maharashtra water

May 15, 2013 02:20 PM National community water rights awareness journey of ‘Jal Jan Jodo Abhiyaan’ held various meetings in different regions of Maharashtra, India, to discuss various issues related to water on 13th and 14th May, 2013.

Weaving the road to women empowerment

May 01, 2013 01:00 AM Sally Holkar, founder of Women Weave, an NGO working to empower women from the marginalised sections, says that the occupation of weaving not only provides financial security to women, it also gives them aesthetic pleasure. Excerpts from the interview.
[]   []   []

Sankalp Award winners announced in Mumbai

Apr 22, 2013 10:15 AM The most sought after social enterprise recognition in India - the Sankalp Social Enterprise Awards announced winners in 5 high-impact sectors in Mumbai. These are enterprises that work across India to create impact in the areas of healthcare, education, clean energy (renewable), technology for development and agri-businesses.
[]   []   []   []   []

Helen Clark affirmed as UNDP head for a second term

Apr 16, 2013 10:05 AM Former New Zealand prime minister Helen Clark has been approved by the United Nations General Assembly to serve a second four-year term as administrator of the United Nationals Development Programme (UNDP).
[]   []   []

Yamuna Waterkeeper wins Water Champion Award

Apr 10, 2013 11:35 AM Minakshi Arora, Yamuna Waterkeeper, has got Water Champion Award for her outstanding efforts and contribution to the environment.
[]   []   []   []

Lakshmi Puri appointed Acting Head of UN Women

Apr 08, 2013 03:25 PM Following the announcement of her departure by Michelle Bachelet, founding Executive Director of UN Women, the UN Secretary-General has designated Lakshmi Puri, Assistant Secretary-General and UN Women Deputy Executive Director, as the Acting Head of the organisation, until further notice. Puri will take on her new role with immediate effect.
[]   []   []   []

Women workers face grave occupational health hazards

Apr 05, 2013 07:15 PM Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) organised a two-day national workshop on ‘Occupational Health of Women Workers in the Informal Economy’ in New Delhi to highlight the critical issue of the hazardous health conditions that India's women workers in the informal sector face.
[]   []   []   []   []

Shakti Vahini gets Vital Voices Global Leadership Award

Apr 04, 2013 04:14 PM The Kant brothers, who have been fighting for women's rights in myriad ways through their NGO Shakti Vahini got the prestigious Vital Voices Global Leadership Award for their work.
[]   []   []

A new home brings new hope in northern Sri Lanka

Apr 02, 2013 11:54 AM The Red Cross Post-Conflict Recovery Programme aimed to support the construction of 3,000 homes in northern province of Sri Lanka. The funding from the Indian Government has enabled the organisation to expand its support to an additional 16,800 households across all five districts of the northern province of the country.
[]   []   []

Sankalp Forum promotes clean cooking solutions in India

Mar 18, 2013 02:55 PM The Sankalp Forum and Global Alliance for Clean Cook Stoves have announced cash grant of $15,000 for innovation in clean cooking solutions in India.
[]   []   []   []   []

UN-BMW innovation award for Delhi rag-pickers

Feb 27, 2013 09:30 PM Delhi NGO Chintan, that works with the city's rag-pickers, picks up its second international award in as many years, fetching global recognition for a segment of people who are hardly given a glance at in fast-moving urban centres.

Hand In Hand creates 1.3 million jobs

Feb 26, 2013 04:30 PM Away from media spotlight, a charitable organisation is scripting a quiet social revolution. Read the story of how Hand in Hand, an Indian NGO, is helping fight poverty and creating 1.3 million jobs across the country.
[]   []   []   []   []   []

Peace awards for India, Pakistan activists

Feb 20, 2013 06:30 PM Artists and activists from the two South Asian neighbours voiced the need for improving bilateral relationship between India and Pakistan.
[]   []   []   []   []

Document Actions
search

blank.gif

blank.gif

blank.gif

Jobs at OneWorld

research-coordinator.png

rolling-internships.png

blank.gif

blank.gif

blank.gif

blank.gif

telangana-sdg.jpg

blank.gif

amity-3rd-mission-2030-2.png

Global Goals 2030
 
OneWorld South Asia Group of Websites