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]
Jan 06, 2014 05:30 PM
Kapil Sharma, a stand-up Indian comedian, Comedy Nights With Kapil, in an interview with OneWorld South Asia, said that people who pass lewd comments on women should be put behind bars. Sharma was in New Delhi for the launch of a nation-wide campaign, ‘Honour Our Women’.
[Gender sensitisation] [South Asia] [Indian Girls] [Gender inequality] [Sexual Harassment] [Sexual Violence] [Indian women]
Dec 05, 2013 07:45 PM
In an interview with OneWorld South Asia, Dr L C Sharma, Director of Integrated Rural Development (IIRD), said that corporates should be convinced to invest in rural India.
[Corporate Social Responsibility] [Enviornment] [Employment] [South Asia] [Indian NGOs] [India social schemes] [Indian Government]
Nov 01, 2013 01:32 PM
Global Impact awards support entrepreneurial non-profits using technology to tackle some of the world’s toughest problems.
[South Asia] [Sustainable Development] [Civil society] [Indian NGOs]
Nov 01, 2013 12:43 PM
The star footballer is set to concentrate on combatting wildlife crime, particularly poaching of African elephants for ivory.
[Yaya Touré] [Africa] [United Nations] [Sustainable Development]
Oct 23, 2013 12:15 PM Smile on Wheels, which is a national-level mobile hospital programme taking curative, preventive and promotive healthcare to the doorsteps of urban poor and underserved villagers was flagged off in Mumbai by actress Sonakshi Sinha.
Oct 10, 2013 12:40 PM
Even now women in the industry are exploited while the men rule, says Maya Govind, a very creative and popular poetess.
[India] [Gender Empowerment] [South Asia] [Bollywood] [Gender Inequality] [Gender Sensitivity]
Oct 07, 2013 11:15 AM
The Indian Association for the Blind and Amway Opportunity Foundation have taken this initiative to generate employment opportunities for the Visually Challenged.
[Civil Society] [South Asia] [India] [Visually Challenged]
Oct 01, 2013 12:35 PM
Around 1000 students participated in the week-long environment campaign in a south Indian city, as part of the second year of Green Apple Day of Service.
[Sustainable Development] [India] [South Asia] [Civil society]
Oct 01, 2013 11:23 AM
Kajol appealed to policymakers and governments all over the world to scale up hand washing for achieving the development goals.
[Women] [India] [Child mortality] [South Asia] [Child Rights]
Sep 24, 2013 04:15 PM
Poonam Natrajan took over the chairmanship from Jagdananda, the outgoing Board chairman, during the annual general meeting of the Credibility Alliance.
[India] [Accountability] [South Asia] [Indian NGOs] [Transparency] [Governance]