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Evelyn Sharma builds homes for underprivileged women

Mar 09, 2017 12:04 PM Prominent women leaders from different fields joined this initiative of building homes for underprivileged women.

Keshav Desiraju takes over as new PFI chairperson

Mar 07, 2017 11:18 AM Population Foundation of India has appointed Keshav Desiraju as its new chairperson.

Status of women in Russia and India is similar: Maria Danilyuk, Russian actress

Jan 06, 2017 06:20 PM According to Russian Actress Maria Daniluk women have not been as strong as men as they have been historically weaker.

Empowerment of widows crucial part of SDGs: Cheri Blair

Jan 03, 2017 12:30 PM For Cheri Blair, former first lady of the United Kingdom, the challenges for widowhood are universal and global.

Pakistan army uses rape as a tool of oppression: Naela Qadri Baloch

Dec 28, 2016 04:40 PM Baloch nationalist leader Naela Qadri Baloch, who lives in self-exile in Canada, believes that women should learn to defend themselves even by arming themselves. According to her Balochistan is the worst example of women suppression.

Girls can do everything that boys can: Urvashi Rautela

Dec 27, 2016 08:55 PM Indian actor Urvashi Rautela feels that human beings should be kind to animals as they are blessed with intelligence.

Amrita Rao encourages underprivileged children in Mumbai

Nov 28, 2016 12:40 PM “I appreciate the spectacular work of the entire team of Khel Khel Mein for bringing such happiness through education in the lives of slum children,” she said during an event in Mumbai.

India needs to prioritise men’s participation in family planning

Nov 23, 2016 01:05 PM Increasing male participation, key to India’s family planning programme, writes Poonam Muttreja, Executive Director, PFI.

Gurdas Maan performs for the cause of widows

Nov 10, 2016 01:12 PM The performance at the charity concert was organized by The Loomba Foundation.

Let’s focus on girls for more than just one day in a year

Oct 14, 2016 04:50 PM What would the world look like if girls were equal to boys? This year’s International Day of the Girl provides a tantalizing glimpse of the change we want to see, writes Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen, CEO, Plan International.

Huzaifa’s efforts for transforming human lives recognised

Sep 15, 2016 12:18 PM Dr Huzaifa Khorakiwala has been conferred with International Business Federation- India Top award for efforts made in transforming human lives.

In Delhi, a monologue on womanhood by Kalki Koechlin

Sep 06, 2016 04:54 PM Through her monologue the acclaimed actress will be igniting a discourse on various issues related to gender empowerment.

Rajnikanth's daughter becomes UN advocate for Gender

Aug 30, 2016 12:20 PM Aishwarya Rajinikanth Dhanush has been appointed UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador of India for gender equality.

Trafficking is a hidden crime, curb it: Graduate Women International

Jul 28, 2016 03:05 PM Urging the world leaders to end modern slavery, Graduate Women International says that women and girls who have been trafficked are subjected to extreme violence.
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Struggles never end in life, says Quantico star Priyanka Chopra

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.
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It was tough to convince rural people to buy water: Safe Water Network

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:
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Society loves to imagine the worst: Shovna Narayan

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:
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Talk openly about menstruation, periods are not bad: Kareena Kapoor

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:

Kailash Satyarthi to preside over Nobel Peace Prize Forum

Jun 13, 2016 01:25 PM Satyarthi becomes the first Indian to preside over the Nobel Peace Prize Forum as he gets global support to achieve his vision of a child-friendly world.

Jacqueline joins campaign to house Chennai flood victims

May 04, 2016 01:07 PM Jacqueline Fernandez along with hundreds of volunteers engages herself in the task of building homes for Tamil Nadu flood victims.

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