MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
Jul 16, 2015 01:41 PM The MDG report confirms that goal-setting can lift millions of people out of poverty, empower women and girls, improve health and well-being, and provide vast new opportunities for better lives.
Jul 07, 2015 10:02 PM
Despite significant gains accomplished by the MDGs, progress has been uneven across the globe, the final MDG report reveals.
[China] [India] [Millennium Development Goals] [South Asia] [Poverty and Hunger]
Jul 07, 2015 08:39 PM
The report also reveals that under-five mortality rate in South Asia has fallen by 60 per cent or more since 1990.
[Health MDGs] [India] [Millennium Development Goals] [South Asia] [UN-ESCAP]
Jul 02, 2015 07:15 PM
The conference aims to exchange international knowledge on sex-selective practices and methods of addressing the problem.
[Girls sexual harassment] [Gender Empowerment] [Gender Inequality] [Indian Girls] [Girl education]
Jul 01, 2015 12:33 PM Heat waves are likely to rapidly increase as climate change progresses, says Dr Dileep Mavalankar.
Jun 26, 2015 01:00 AM
According to a new study, ailments including diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases pose an increasing threat to health in India.
[Hypertension] [Healthcare] [Health MDGs] [Diabetes] [India] [South Asia]
Jun 25, 2015 04:35 PM
The Indian government has joined hands with the private partners for modernizing the Anganwadi infrastructure in rural areas.
[South Asia] [Child rights] [Government of India] [Women rights]
Jun 24, 2015 07:55 PM
Prof James Curran, Dean, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, United States, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, tells how chronic diseases like cancer and diabetes are going to be the major cause of death in India. Excerpts from the interview:
[PHFI] [Hypertension] [South Asia] [Sustainable Development] [Health MDGs] [Healthcare] [India] [Health sector]
Jun 17, 2015 12:20 PM The ‘Girl Rising’ campaign is anchored by a feature film that is being remade into several Indian languages.
Jun 16, 2015 01:00 AM According to CSR, the proposed amendments to the Child Labour Act are unfavourable to the girl child.
Jun 08, 2015 07:57 PM
Lakhs of Indians write to the Prime Minister for a better future as part of the Action-2015 May mobilisation campaign.
[Girl education] [Climate Change] [Girl child] [South Asia] [Civil society] [Hunger and Poverty] [Sustainable Development]
Jun 04, 2015 07:40 PM
The IAP HealthPhone initiative is a three-year campaign expected to benefit 60 million children in India by the year 2025.
[Indian women] [South Asia] [Indian Girls] [Gender inequality] [Health and Nutrition] [Girl child]
May 30, 2015 09:00 AM
New cases of mouth cancer and breast cancer have risen significantly in India, says a new report.
[South Asia] [Indian Girls] [Indian women] [Breast Cancer] [Health] [Cancer] [India]
May 28, 2015 05:05 PM
“During my growing up years and even today, I see women and girls shying away from mentioning the ‘M’ word,” said actress Gul Panag.
[Indian women] [Menstrual Hygiene Management] [Gender empowerment] [Gender Sensitivity] [Girl]
May 28, 2015 03:26 PM The Asia-Pacific region has achieved the Millennium Development Goals’ hunger target (MDG-1c) of halving the proportion of undernourished people in 2015.
May 22, 2015 12:30 PM
The voice based legal information kiosks or NyayaPath as they are called have been set up in the largely tribal states of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh.
[Tribal area] [South Asia] [Justice] [Indian Government] [ICTs]
May 11, 2015 06:05 PM AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Kings XI Punjab, Parliamentarians and Activists ties up to support ‘20x20’ AIDS treatment goals.
May 08, 2015 05:55 PM UNFPA and IPPF are partnering for providing sexual and reproductive health services to earthquake affected women and girls in Nepal.