Jul 06, 2015 05:21 PM
The campaign 'If hashstags could feed' on Twitter is aimed at persuading people to donate money towards feeding the school children in India.
[South Asia] [India] [Social media] [Hunger and Poverty] [Twitter] [Children]
Jul 03, 2015 08:20 PM The third national Hijra Habba called for a big push for transgender and Hijra welfare by expanding access to health, education and employment.
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]
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 01:35 PM The traffickers, he stressed, promise education, meals and a better future.
Jun 22, 2015 02:22 PM
The link between unethical business practices and closing civic space is becoming clearer as global inequality and capture of power and resources by a handful of political and economic elite rises.
[CIVICUS] [India] [Civil society] [South Asia]
Jun 22, 2015 01:41 PM
Building a conducing farming atmosphere is important for reducing a farmer’s dependency on the external factors, opined experts at a summit in New Delhi.
[Agri-business] [Indian Farmers] [Agriculture] [South Asia] [Farming]
Jun 20, 2015 01:00 AM
Experts at an agro summit in New Delhi called for bridging the information gap in the agricultural sector for enhancing farmers’ profits.
[Agri-business] [Agri-technology] [Agriculture] [South Asia] [Indian Government] [Indian Farmers]
Jun 18, 2015 09:15 PM
Experts representing different part of the world urge for localised solutions to fight the global challenge of climate change.
[India] [France] [South Asia] [Climate Change policy] [Global warming] [Environment]
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 15, 2015 10:00 AM
According to experts, the idea of a ‘safe city for women’ has to do with the mindset, and not just infrastructure.
[Cities] [Women rights] [Indian women] [Women safety] [South Asia]
Jun 12, 2015 01:00 AM More than half of working children in India are concentrated in five states namely Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
Jun 11, 2015 07:41 PM Bio-Toilet is a complete waste management solution, which completely alleviates the need for expensive sewage treatment & waste management.
Jun 11, 2015 12:50 PM Harshit Sehdev from Dehradun, who represented India at the XIII One Asia Youth Council in Mongolia, writes about his experience of being at the global event.