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.
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.
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.
[Women safety] [Trafficking] [Women and children]
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.
[Girls sexual harassment] [Gender inequality] [Girl child] [Girl education] [Priyanka Chopra]
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:
[Water resources] [Water and sanitation] [Water management] [Water conservation] [Water distribution]
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:
[Women's Rights] [Shovna Narayan] [Women participation] [Women Safety] [Classical Dance]
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:
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]