Jul 08, 2014 11:37 AM
Emma Watson is best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the ‘Harry Potter’ film series.
[Gender Sensitivity] [Women] [Gender Empowerment] [Gender Equality] [United Nations]
Jun 19, 2014 05:50 PM Activists Medha Patkar, Sumit Wajale, Ali Shaikh, Poonam Kanojiya, Anwari Shaikh and Ramesh Kode have questioned if there is any sense of equity between the residents of Campa Cola and Ambedkar Nagar.
Jun 05, 2014 07:40 PM
Graduates from IITs and IIMs should take the challenging job of fundraising in the NGO Sector, says Surat Sandhu of The Resource Alliance.
[South Asia] [Civil Society] [NGOs] [India]
Jun 03, 2014 12:11 PM
Indian film actor Taapsee has been chosen as the brand ambassador for breast cancer awareness by a Chennai-based organisation.
[Celebrities] [Cancer] [South Asia] [Breast Cancer]
May 27, 2014 05:01 PM
Well known Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor has expressed her desire for Bollywood movies to explore gay love stories.
[Lesbians] [Bisexuals] [Celebrities] [LGBT] [Gays] [South Asia]
May 08, 2014 05:05 PM
Meenu Chopra, Co-founder of iCONGO, an Indian confederation of nonprofits, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that citizens can do a lot to effect a positive change in the society without leaving the sector that employs them.
[Civil Society] [Indian NGOs] [India] [South Asia]
May 01, 2014 01:04 PM
Former Miss India Celina Jaitly sings a new version of the 1979 Bollywood classic, Uthe Sab Ke Kadam, remixed by Neeraj Shreedhar of the Bombay Vikings.
[Gays] [Lesbians] [South Asia]
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]
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 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 04, 2014 09:00 AM
Actor, activist and former Miss India Gul Panag also interacted with about 100 mothers and women in the slum about Save the Children’s global report.
[India] [Indian women] [South Asia] [Child Rights]
Feb 26, 2014 10:50 AM
PFI is a national-level NGO which promotes and advocates effective formulation and implementation of gender-sensitive population.
[Gender equality] [South Asia] [Gender empowerment] [Indian women]
Jan 09, 2014 01:14 PM
The 1947 Partition Archive, a nonprofit, has launched an initative to preserve the fading memories of The 1947 Partition, the largest mass human displacement.
[India] [South Asia] [Displacement]