MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
Feb 23, 2015 03:56 PM Uber is an online taxi service, valued at $40 billion and operating through an App in over 250 cities around the world.
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]
Feb 16, 2015 08:05 PM
Experts from various organisations highlighted the role of Community Radio in giving voice to young men and women.
[Community building] [Health] [Indian Girls] [South Asia] [Indian women] [Community radio India]
Feb 11, 2015 11:45 AM
The President said the Health Ministry had handled about 21,000 tenders annually so far and the process has turned the Ministry into a private company with rampant corruption.
[Health] [Sri Lanka] [South Asia]
Feb 02, 2015 01:03 PM The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has set up a round-the-clock monitoring cell to keep the public informed.
Jan 21, 2015 03:58 PM Civil society leaders have urged the Indian government for a comprehensive strategy involving people to arrest severe acute malnutrition.
Dec 17, 2014 07:10 PM
Dr A K Bhattacharya, Mission Director of the Madhya Pradesh State Bamboo Mission, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that replacing bricks by bamboo for constructing houses could help in curbing carbon emissions. Excerpts from the interview.
[South Asia] [Sustainable Development] [Climate change] [Indian women]
Dec 01, 2014 05:47 PM The report, Fast-Track: ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030, outlines a set of targets that would need to be reached by 2020.
Nov 12, 2014 03:20 PM
Executive Director of Population Foundation of India, Poonam Muttreja, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that community participation in welfare schemes is discouraged due to lack of proper grievance redressal mechanisms. Excerpts from the interview.
[Health] [Civil Society] [Health MDGs]
Nov 11, 2014 12:12 PM Involvement of women into the dairy sector will make India a world leader, said Radha Mohan Singh.
Nov 10, 2014 02:50 PM The project uses technologies such as SMS‐based networking to enable face‐to‐face meetings and provide a space for dialogue.
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 29, 2014 01:09 PM
Activists feel that instead of controlling human trafficking in India, the proposed legislation will provide a legal framework to embolden it.
[Women Safety] [Gender inequality] [Gender sensitisation]
Oct 27, 2014 05:38 PM The annual number of polio cases has fallen from 350,000 in 1988, to 416 in 2013, and 243 so far this year – an extraordinary drop of more than 99 percent.
Oct 27, 2014 04:01 PM Pakistan today accounts for 85 percent of the world’s polio cases today.
Oct 26, 2014 08:00 AM “Two years without malaria cases is a huge achievement,” said Dr Richard Feachem, Director of the Global Health Group (GHG).
Oct 14, 2014 11:55 AM Newer medical technologies are increasingly being used for gender selection, said Dr Harsh Vardhan, the Indian Health Minister.