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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.

Indian President confers Padma Shri on Akshya Patra chairman

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.

Sachin Tendulkar to bat for ‘Skill India’ campaign

Apr 11, 2016 06:20 PM The government has roped in the cricket sensation for highlighting its skill development programme.

Domestic violence cuts across all socio economic classes: Sonali Khan

Mar 11, 2016 12:45 PM To change deep-rooted norms, working with boys and men is essential, believes social activist Sonali Khan.

Former Danish Prime Minister appointed as the new CEO of Save the Children International

Jan 19, 2016 05:05 PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt is all set to replace Jasmine Whitbread, as the new head of the independent children's charity organisation.

Priyanka Chopra exhorts Indian teenagers on anaemia

Jan 05, 2016 01:19 PM Donning the hat of UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra urged youngsters to be aware of Anaemia.

Environmentalist Dr Ashok Khosla gets ‘Smart green social change Award’

Dec 10, 2015 03:01 PM Khosla gets the award for his contribution to the smart and affordable housing projects in India.

Winners of Helen Keller Awards-2015 announced

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.

Shakira urges leaders to join early childhood revolution

Sep 24, 2015 03:58 PM UNICEF is highlighting that early childhood development provides a natural link between the new global goals.

UN ECOSOC grants ‘Special Consultative Status’ to Indian nonprofit

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.
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Bollywood divas Alia, Priyanka and Freida bat for Girl Rising

Aug 31, 2015 02:45 PM The Girl Rising campaign is partnering with non-profits working on behalf of girls across India and around the world.

LGBTs should not feel caged in our society, says Priya Dutt

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.
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Why are job vacancies only for a man or a woman? Asks trans activist Laxmi

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:
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We need to be more tolerant of sexual diversity: Monica Dogra

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:
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Girls should not be embarrassed about menstruation: Gul Panag

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.
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