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Freida Pinto to speak on girls’ rights at UK summit

Jul 28, 2014 05:32 PM The Indian actress will deliver a speech on issues related to empowerment of girls in the United Kingdom.

Kirron Kher to felicitate India NGO Awards in Delhi

Jul 21, 2014 01:29 PM NGOs who have been adopting good standards and practices while implementing their programmes will be honoured at a felicitation ceremony.
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UN Women announces Emma Watson as Goodwill Ambassador

Jul 08, 2014 11:37 AM Emma Watson is best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the ‘Harry Potter’ film series.
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Will Lata Mangeshkar stand up for the poor made homeless?

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.

Angelina Jolie launches global summit to end war-zone rapes

Jun 12, 2014 12:03 PM Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has launched a global summit to put an end to incidents of sexual violence during war.

NGOs in India lack experienced fundraisers: Surat Sandhu

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.
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Taapsee leads campaign for breast cancer awareness

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.
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Sonam Kapoor bats for films based on homosexual love stories

May 27, 2014 05:01 PM Well known Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor has expressed her desire for Bollywood movies to explore gay love stories.
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Citizens have lost faith in the NGO sector: Meenu Chopra, iCONGO

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.
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Celina Jaitley turns singer for promoting LGBT rights

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.
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Sexual crimes: Men must learn to control, says Soha Ali Khan

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.
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Rannvijay flags off Pedal for the Planet- Delhi Cyclothon

Apr 02, 2014 12:59 PM The cyclothon is organized in Delhi every year as the signature lead-up event to Earth Hour.

Vote for Child Rights campaign by CRY- Child Rights and You

Apr 01, 2014 11:30 AM The campaign believes that India’s children, who account for one third of the population, deserve the collective demonstration of commitment towards child rights.

New global initiative to address gender based violence

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.
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My show ‘Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon’ will inspire women: Meinal

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.
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Geeta Sankar of Omashram Old Age Care bags Karmaveer Chakra award

Mar 04, 2014 12:42 PM The awards are given every year on the 26th day of November, our National Social Justice and Citizen Action Day.

Gul takes global report on newborns to mothers in Delhi slums

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.
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Population Foundation of India launches a woman-centric show

Feb 26, 2014 10:50 AM PFI is a national-level NGO which promotes and advocates effective formulation and implementation of gender-sensitive population.
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Cricketer Yuvraj Singh bats for cancer awareness

Feb 11, 2014 06:34 PM Well know Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh urged people to go for early detection during a campaign on cancer awareness in New Delhi

Preserving memories of world’s largest human displacement

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.
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