Jul 22, 2016 04:33 PM
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra feels that instead of feeling jealous of each other women support women. She was addressing over 100 adolescents from different schools in Delhi and Haryana highlighting the need to give a Fair Start to every child.
[Girls sexual harassment] [Gender inequality] [Girl child] [Girl education] [Priyanka Chopra]
Jul 07, 2016 04:40 PM
Safe Water Network (SWN) is a not-for-profit working towards sustainable and economically-viable solutions to bring safe drinking water to the quality-affected regions in rural India and Ghana. Ravindra Sewak and Poonam Sewak, anchors of SWN, talk to OneWorld South Asia about the need of providing quality water with a certain price tag. Excerpts from the interview:
[Water resources] [Water and sanitation] [Water management] [Water conservation] [Water distribution]
Jul 04, 2016 07:15 PM
Urging women to surge ahead with their inner strength, Kathak exponent and danseuse Padamshree Shovana Narayan exhorts women for not getting perturbed about the negative vibes from the society. Excerpts from an exclusive interview to Ashok Kumar of OneWorld South Asia:
[Women's Rights] [Shovna Narayan] [Women participation] [Women Safety] [Classical Dance]
Jun 16, 2016 06:35 PM Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor and UNICEF Goodwill advocate Kareena Kapoor was in Lucknow to attend an event called 'Celebrating Menstrual Hygiene for all Girls, for all Women'. Kapoor talks to Ashok Kumar of OneWorld South Asia on topics like menstruation, sex education and social taboos. Excerpts from the interaction:
Apr 14, 2016 10:34 AM Akshaya Patra partners with the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and various State Governments as one of the admired Public Private Partnerships in education and child welfare.
Nov 03, 2015 12:29 PM The awards have emerged as a credible way to map the progress being made towards greater dignity of disabled citizens.
Sep 02, 2015 04:25 PM
The Disease Management Association of India (DMAI) is a not-for-profit organisation that works towards achieving accountable, affordable and accessible healthcare in India.
[India] [Healthcare] [UN ECOSOC] [Health sector] [South Asia]
Aug 20, 2015 01:00 AM
Expressing solidarity with gay rights activists, Congress leader Priya Dutt said that sexuality of an individual is a private matter.
[South Asia] [Lesbians] [Transgenders] [Sexual Violence] [India] [Gays]
Jul 23, 2015 07:45 PM
Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, a veteran transgender rights activist, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that decisions for the welfare of hijras should be taken on the very streets in India where they beg or sell their bodies for less than Rs 20. Excerpts from the interview:
[India] [Gender Inequality] [Gender Sensitivity] [Bisexuals] [Gays] [South Asia] [Laxmi Narayan Tripathi]
Jul 22, 2015 05:30 PM
Bollywood actor Monica Dogra, known for her roles in films like 'David' and 'Dhobi Ghat', in an interview to OneWorld South Asia stressed on removing the stigma attached to the transgendered community by building a more inclusive society. Excerpts from the interview:
[South Asia] [Transgenders] [Gays] [India] [Lesbians]
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]