Aug 22, 2014 03:49 PM
A community mobilisation coordinator, Parveen, 27, was handpicked from an army of 8,000 frontline workers for her exceptional efforts to ensure polio immunization, writes Tripti Nath.
[India] [South Asia] [Polio] [Amitabh Bachchan]
Aug 13, 2014 06:13 PM “The guardians of the wild need all the recognition especially when they have a celebrity like Nargis Fakhri to support,” Louies, Regional Head, Wildlife Trust of India.
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]