MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
Apr 08, 2014 07:45 PM
The first objective of cinema and television, especially of cinema is entertainment, believes Soha Ali Khan, a popular Bollywood actor.
[Sexual Violence] [Gender Inequality] [Bollywood] [Sexual harassment India] [South Asia] [Gender empowerment] [Soha Ali Khan Sharmila Tagore]
Apr 08, 2014 11:20 AM
Women’s groups question the call to vote given the small percentage of women candidates being fielded by Indian political parties.
[Indian women] [Political participation] [South Asia]
Apr 08, 2014 10:30 AM
A briefing paper by UN Women calls on the Indian Government to respond to the needs of Dalit and Muslim women as well as transgenders.
[Women] [Gender equality] [Gender Empowerment] [India] [South Asia]
Apr 07, 2014 06:15 PM
The agent that assists an effective control of vector born disease the ‘Trained Medical Entomologist’ is now on the verge of extinction, writes Deepak Saxena.
[Health] [India] [South Asia]
Apr 02, 2014 11:20 AM Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) released a position paper on air pollution and public health in India.
Mar 25, 2014 12:25 PM
The Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative is a first-of-its-kind global program dedicated to assisting victims of extreme forms of gender-based violence around the world.
[Gender Sensitivity] [Gender sensitisation] [Gender empowerment] [Gender inequality] [Gender equality]
Mar 12, 2014 09:05 PM
Abha Maryada Banerjee, one of India’s prominent woman motivational speakers, spoke to OneWorld South Asia at the launch of her book ‘Nucleus: Power Women-Lead from the core’ in New Delhi. Excerpts from the interview.
[Gender sensitisation] [South Asia] [Gender Sensitivity] [Women empowerment] [Indian women] [Gender Equality]
Mar 11, 2014 04:55 PM
Meinal Vaisnav plays the lead character of Dr Sneha for a new sitcom ‘Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon’ on India’s national broadcaster Doordarshan. In an interview with OneWorld South Asia, Meinal said that the show is all about women empowerment. Excerpts from the interview.
[Gender Sensitivity] [Women empowerment] [Women and children] [Gender Empowerment] [Indian women] [Women rape] [South Asia]
Mar 10, 2014 08:15 PM
Popular actor and animal activist Amala Akkineni who is also the founder of Hyderabad based Blue Cross, an organization which works for animal welfare, spoke to OneWorld South Asia on the sidelines of REX awards in New Delhi. Excerpts from the interview.
[Sexual Violence] [Amala Akkineni] [Sexual harassment India] [Gender empowerment] [Indian women] [Gender Equality] [South Asia]
Mar 10, 2014 04:30 PM
‘Women who Inspire’, a new film produced by the European Union, is comprised of a series of interviews which focus on outstanding individual Indian women.
[Gender Inequality] [Women empowerment] [Gender Empowerment] [Indian women] [South Asia]
Mar 09, 2014 05:05 PM
Ace photographer Ashok Kochhar featured a mammoth collection of one thousand smiling female faces from all walks of life on the International Women’s Day in New Delhi. He believes that every woman has ample reason to smile everyday and not just on the Women’s Day. He tells us more about his exhibition, titled ‘A Million Smiles’.
[Indian women] [South Asia] [Sustainable Development]
Mar 08, 2014 05:31 PM
To commemorate Women’s Day, top international leaders called for full realization of women’s rights in the 21st century.
[Women participation] [Women Safety] [Indian women] [Women empowerment] [Gender Inequality] [Gender Empowerment] [UN]
Mar 08, 2014 04:45 PM
The CEOs from HCL and Wipro from India were amongst the five CEOs that were honoured by UN Women and UN Global Compact.
[Corporates] [Indian women] [Gender Inequality] [Gender Empowerment] [Gender Sensitivity]
Mar 08, 2014 02:50 PM
At times, we are proud of triumphs achieved by women who feature strong and powerful character in the various sectors, while on the other side, there is complete darkness.
[South Asia] [Women Safety] [Indian women] [Women empowerment] [Women rape]