Jan 19, 2017 04:45 PM Most direct selling entities participate in the CSR activities in critical areas like health & human services, women empowerment & environmental protection, writes Amit Chadha, Secretary General, Indian Direct Selling Association.
Nov 08, 2016 04:58 PM India should address major obstacles in fulfilling the goal for inclusive and quality education, write Ashish Singh & Aleksei Opacic.
Nov 08, 2016 04:47 PM India should address major obstacles in fulfilling the goal for inclusive and quality education, write Ashish Singh & Aleksei Opacic.
Oct 19, 2016 07:45 PM
Reports on unemployment fears and an undernourished nation have failed to stroke the right kind of discourse on the subject in the media.
[Job crisis] [Food security] [Indian Government] [Agriculture] [Indian farmers suicide] [Hunger] [Food prices]
Oct 17, 2016 04:42 PM Shyam Khadka, the representative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in India, believes that Indian farmers need to be reoriented towards pre-green revolution agricultural technology for adopting sustainable and consumer friendly agriculture practices. According to Khadka climate change will make the target of zero hunger more challenging as the issues of hunger and climate change are significantly inter-linked. Excerpts from an exclusive interview to OneWorld South Asia
Sep 17, 2016 06:00 PM "I hope my journey and the medal can serve as an inspiration for differently-abled individuals to break out from their social boundaries and pursue their dreams," says Deepa Malik.
Sep 17, 2016 05:45 PM This judgement has the potential to shape India’s family planning program into a programme of national significance, writes Poonam Muttreja, Executive Director, The Population Foundation of India.
Aug 31, 2016 11:36 AM The Dalits who are revolting across India are also attacking Modi because they see his statements as weak and coming too late, writes Joseph D'Souza.
Jul 29, 2016 06:05 PM
Shaifalika Panda, Chief of CSR, Indian Metal & Ferro Alloys (IMFA), and CEO, Bansidhar & Ila Panda Foundation (BIPF), says that companies should realign their CSR agenda to meet the contemporary challenges.
Shaifalika talks to Ashok Kumar for the Social Philanthropy Series on All India Radio's FM Rainbow channel. Excerpts from the interview:
[Corporate governance] [Corporate Sustainability reports] [Corporate Social Responsibility] [India] [CSR]
Jul 15, 2016 08:12 PM
Congress leader and Sanjay Dutt's sister Priya Dutt feels that sexual minorities and sex workers have an equal right to dignified life. In an interview to Ashok Kumar of OneWorld South Asia, Priya says that segregation of LGBTs is a dangerous trend and they should not feel caged in our society. Excerpts from the interview:
[Gender Empowerment] [Sex workers] [Sexual Violence] [Lesbians] [Girl abuse] [Bisexuals] [Gays] [LGBT]
Jul 13, 2016 07:50 PM
Naveen Soni, Vice President, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM), believes that businesses are duty bound to serve the society that brings profit to them. Soni talks to Ashok Kumar for the Social Philanthropy Series on All India Radio's FM Rainbow channel. Excerpts from the interview:
[Corporate social responsibilty] [Corporates] [SDGs] [Companies Bill] [India] [Corporate governance] [Sustainable development]
Jun 14, 2016 02:59 PM STIR education is an NGO working in India and Uganda to create a Teacher Changemaker Movement, an initiative aimed at improving education quality for the world’s poorest children. Sharath Jeevan, Founder & CEO, STIR Education, talks to OneWorld South Asia about the importance of rejuvenating the profession in developing countries. Excerpts from the interview:
May 30, 2016 05:55 PM Shyam Khadka, the representative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in India, believes that South Asia with its huge population load will be a driving force for global SDGs particularly from the point of poverty reduction and food security. Excerpts from an exclusive interview to OneWorld South Asia:
May 26, 2016 04:30 PM Rasha Omar, Country Programme Manager for India, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that the UN agricultural arm is focused on rain fed areas in India. Excerpts from the interview: