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India has one of the highest out-of-pocket healthcare expenditures: Mohini Singh

Feb 15, 2018 09:13 PM Due to excessive out-of-pocket spending on healthcare, a massive 63 million people in India face poverty every year, says Mohini Daljeet Singh, CEO of Max India Foundation.

Kajol to be the ambassador for Swachh Aadat, Swachh Bharat

Jan 10, 2018 06:30 PM My sincere appeal to the nation is to take up the cause personally, said the advocacy ambassador and Bollywood actor Kajol.

Fitness not possible without clean environment: Gautam Gambhir

Jul 27, 2017 04:10 PM India's opening batsman Gautam Gambhir believes that fitness of a person is interlinked with social surroundings and gymming alone is not enough to maintain it.

I want girls to feel that they are not lesser than boys: Tiger Shroff

May 26, 2017 03:10 PM Tiger Shroff said that he is a fan of Sakshi Malik who not only won the medal at Olympics but is also inspiring millions of other girls.

Empowered women bring more bucks to society: Yassmin

May 22, 2017 06:25 PM Renowned Muslim activist and author Yassmin Abdel-Magied feels that progress of women translates into prosperity for everyone.

Empowered women bring more bucks to society: Yassmin

May 22, 2017 06:16 PM Renowned Muslim activist and author Yassmin Abdel-Magied feels that progress of women translates into prosperity for everyone.

Big B appointed WHO goodwill ambassador for Hepatitis

May 12, 2017 05:35 PM Though preventable, viral hepatitis kills 410 000 people in South-East Asia every year, mostly people in their productive years.

Raveena Tandon launches book cover of ‘Sita-Warrior of Mithila’

May 04, 2017 07:22 PM The book presents Goddess Sita in a different avatar by portraying her as a feminist icon and a fearless warrior.

Evelyn Sharma builds homes for underprivileged women

Mar 09, 2017 12:04 PM Prominent women leaders from different fields joined this initiative of building homes for underprivileged women.

Keshav Desiraju takes over as new PFI chairperson

Mar 07, 2017 11:18 AM Population Foundation of India has appointed Keshav Desiraju as its new chairperson.

Status of women in Russia and India is similar: Maria Danilyuk, Russian actress

Jan 06, 2017 06:20 PM According to Russian Actress Maria Daniluk women have not been as strong as men as they have been historically weaker.

Pakistan army uses rape as a tool of oppression: Naela Qadri Baloch

Dec 28, 2016 04:40 PM Baloch nationalist leader Naela Qadri Baloch, who lives in self-exile in Canada, believes that women should learn to defend themselves even by arming themselves. According to her Balochistan is the worst example of women suppression.

Girls can do everything that boys can: Urvashi Rautela

Dec 27, 2016 08:55 PM Indian actor Urvashi Rautela feels that human beings should be kind to animals as they are blessed with intelligence.

Amrita Rao encourages underprivileged children in Mumbai

Nov 28, 2016 12:40 PM “I appreciate the spectacular work of the entire team of Khel Khel Mein for bringing such happiness through education in the lives of slum children,” she said during an event in Mumbai.

Gurdas Maan performs for the cause of widows

Nov 10, 2016 01:12 PM The performance at the charity concert was organized by The Loomba Foundation.

Let’s focus on girls for more than just one day in a year

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.

Huzaifa’s efforts for transforming human lives recognised

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.

Rajnikanth's daughter becomes UN advocate for Gender

Aug 30, 2016 12:20 PM Aishwarya Rajinikanth Dhanush has been appointed UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador of India for gender equality.

Trafficking is a hidden crime, curb it: Graduate Women International

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.
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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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