May 24, 2016 04:05 PM Egyptian-American Mona Eltahawy, an award-winning journalist and a vocal speaker on women’s rights believes that all religions are used by men to control women. Mona gets candid in an interview to Ashok Kumar of OneWorld South Asia at the latest edition of Jaipur Literature Festival.
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]
May 20, 2015 01:15 PM
Dr Ranjana Kumari, a long-time champion for women’s causes, has worked tirelessly to promote women's political participation
[Gender inequality] [Gender Empowerment] [Gender Inequality] [Gender Sensitivity]
May 15, 2015 02:30 PM Akshaya Patra has been selected for achievement and excellence in the NGO segment for the year 2015.
May 05, 2015 04:55 PM Hindustan Unilever Foundation, 2030 WRG Partner for Agri-Water Efficiency will target one million farmers and save up to four trillion liters of water.
Apr 24, 2015 03:32 PM Food security that has been achieved for almost 90 per cent of people of earth cannot be sustained unless it is ensured that the foods they consume are sufficient, nutritious and safe, writes Dr P G Dhar Chakrabarti.