Oct 20, 2014 07:32 PM
Celebrities should stand up for social causes as their fans follow them, says Subhash Ghai, Bollywood's veteran film director and producer.
[Bollywood] [Subhash Ghai] [Indian youth] [Indian women] [South Asia]
Oct 15, 2014 11:05 AM Pratham has announced that Dr. Madhav Chavan has been named by Asia Society as a 2014 Asia Game Changer. The award recognizes those making a transformative and positive difference for the future of Asia and the world.
Sep 29, 2014 07:30 PM
Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor has urged the media to act responsibly and put an end to objectification of women.
[Indian women] [Indian Girls] [Sonam Kapoor] [Gender empowerment] [South Asia] [Gender inequality]
Sep 11, 2014 05:13 PM Manju Kalanidhi, the pioneer of ‘Rice Bucket Challenge’, will be honoured with the prestigious Karmveer Chakra Award and the REX Karmaveer Global Fellowship by iCONGO, an international Federation of NGOs.
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]