MDG2: Achieve Universal Primary Education
Feb 18, 2015 06:15 PM
Dr Arun Gupta, Regional Coordinator, International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) Asia Pacific, said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s idea of setting up 100 smart cities will only succeed if the government invests in children.
[Education] [Indian women] [Children] [India welfare schemes] [South Asia]
Nov 05, 2014 07:19 PM The project is designed to significantly improve the quality of life of the low-income communities in Uttarakhand.
Oct 10, 2014 06:30 PM
The South Asian duo has been awarded for their unrelenting efforts against the suppression of children and young people.
[Child Abuse] [Child lobour] [Child protection] [Child Rights] [Malala Yousafzai] [Nobel Peace Prize]
Oct 01, 2014 06:20 PM
Training of young girls in martial arts seems a practical solution for reducing their vulnerability against sexual crimes, says the Dalai Lama.
[South Asia] [Gender Inequality] [Indian Girls] [Gender Empowerment] [Indian women] [Dalai Lama]
Sep 24, 2014 04:30 PM
Releasing its fourth annual sustainability report in New Delhi on Wednesday, Vodafone India highlighted its social initiatives.
[Indian Girls] [ICTs] [Sustainable development] [South Asia] [Girl education]
Sep 04, 2014 01:30 PM
‘Mahindodaya’ is school development programme which is working to to end discrimination against rural students in the education field.
[Education For All] [Education Policy] [Education for All] [South Asia] [Sri Lanka]
Sep 02, 2014 02:30 PM
The marathon Aao Sath Chale (Come, let us walk together), saw participation of more than 1000 sports loving and spirited people.
[Indian Girls] [Education Policy] [Education For All]
Sep 01, 2014 06:04 PM
The Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa recalled that a society, in which everybody can live without any fear and suspicion
[South Asia] [Education Policy] [Sri Lanka] [Child Rights] [Children] [Education]
Sep 01, 2014 05:50 PM The minister was speaking at 54th Foundation day of NCERT, a premier academic body.
Jul 31, 2014 02:52 PM
"The government proposes to formulate a new policy aimed at meeting the challenges posed by lack of quality and research,” said Smriti Irani, India’s HRD minister.
[India] [Education Policy] [Education For All]
Jul 03, 2014 09:00 AM
While the South region has made tremendous gains in expanding access to schooling over the past decade, a new report by the World Bank says that poor quality education is holding the region back.
[South Asia] [Education Policy] [Education for All] [India] [Education For All]
Jun 03, 2014 06:20 PM According to Policy Analyst Devinder Sharma, Indian agriculture is faced with a crisis of sustainability and economic viability. Sharma believes that the spate of farmer suicides and the willingness of farmers to quit agriculture if given a choice is a stark reminder of the grave crisis. This video from GOI Monitor has been produced by independent journalist and researcher, Manu Moudgil.
Jun 02, 2014 12:10 PM
The International Monetary Fund denied that the lender has influenced the Sri Lankan govt to reduce funding for free education as claimed by the Opposition.
[Education for All] [South Asia] [Sri Lanka]
May 23, 2014 11:55 AM Dr Annapurna Vancheswaran, Director of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), in an interview to Ashok Kumar of OneWorld South Asia, said that the upcoming 15th edition of the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS-2015) will focus on Sustainable development goals (SDGs) and Climate Change, two important issues for the global community. This interview was recorded in March 2014.