MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
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.
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 08, 2014 06:49 PM While on a visit to the Mental Health Hospital in Agra, Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan announced that October 10 would be observed as the National Mental Health Day.
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]