Dec 05, 2013 01:17 PM
The World Bank funding would enable 4.5 million rural students to continue education in secondary level annually.
[Education Policy] [Bangaldesh] [South Asia] [Education For All]
Dec 03, 2013 03:00 PM
Government needs the help of corporates and the civil society in reaching out to the deprived sections in a large country like India, said Dr Syeda Saiyidain Hameed, Member, Planning Commission.
[Civil society] [Indian NGOs] [South Asia] [Corporate social responsibilty]
Dec 03, 2013 06:30 PM
Experts from the corporate world and civil society have urged both the stakeholders to explore CSR partnerships with mutual trust.
[India nonprofits] [Civil society] [India] [Corporate Social Responsibility] [South Asia] [Sustainable Development]
Dec 02, 2013 05:28 PM
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and RAFI collaborate to leverage the power of business to advance respect for human rights.
[Business] [Human Right Education] [Human Rights]
Dec 02, 2013 05:20 PM
As a virus, AIDS has proved remarkably resourceful, outwitting scientists and keeping a vaccine or cure out of reach, says James Robertson, Executive Director of India HIV/AIDS Alliance.
[AIDS] [Health MDGs] [India] [Health] [South Asia]
Nov 29, 2013 04:05 PM
The Urban Climate Change Resilience Partnership (UCCRP), shall be designed to scale up urban climate change resilience in 25 Asian cities.
[Asian Development Bank] [Climate Change] [India] [South Asia]
Nov 29, 2013 11:10 AM
O P Rawat, Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises, said that sky was the limit for CSR projects in the field of social welfare.
[Corporate Social Responsibility] [South Asia] [Civil Society] [India nonprofits] [India social schemes] [Indian NGOs]
Nov 27, 2013 11:45 AM
The UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri has called gender-based violence a ‘gross human rights violation’ and a ‘pandemic.
[Gender Equality] [Gender Empowerment] [Gender sensitisation] [Gender Inequality]
Nov 26, 2013 09:00 AM
The importance of religion in elections is not new especially in the Christian dominated north east Indian state of Mizoram where a church body acts as a watchdog to ensure the smooth & fair conduct of elections in the state.
[Politics] [India] [South Asia]
Nov 26, 2013 05:15 PM
"Provisions for penalizing complainants must be removed as they tend to discourage reporting rather than support the victim,” said Indira Jaising, India’s Additional Solicitor General.
[Indian women] [South Asia] [Gender Empowerment] [Gender Inequality]
Nov 26, 2013 11:02 AM
Participating in a CII seminar, experts urged for providing market linkages for farmers in remote areas for increasing agricultural growth.
[Agri-business] [India] [Agriculture] [Agri-technology] [South Asia]
Nov 25, 2013 02:55 PM
BBC Media Action’s policy briefing reveals how mobile phones could lead to sustainable and scalable business model in the healthcare segment that can reach millions.
[Mobile technology] [Health MDGs] [Health] [Mobile phones]
Nov 25, 2013 10:48 AM
Ending violence against women is one of UN Women’s key priority areas, with programmes addressing the pandemic implemented globally.
[Gender empowerment] [Indian women] [Women empowerment] [South Asia]