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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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Society loves to imagine the worst: Shovna Narayan

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:
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It was tough to convince rural people to buy water: Safe Water Network

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:
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Talk openly about menstruation, periods are not bad: Kareena Kapoor

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:

NSDC announces appointment of key Executive Team

Jun 07, 2016 04:33 PM Manish Kumar (IAS 1991 batch) has been appointed as Managing Director and CEO and Jayant Krishna (of TCS) has been appointed as Executive Director and COO .

Jacqueline joins campaign to house Chennai flood victims

May 04, 2016 01:07 PM Jacqueline Fernandez along with hundreds of volunteers engages herself in the task of building homes for Tamil Nadu flood victims.

Indian President confers Padma Shri on Akshya Patra chairman

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.

Sachin Tendulkar to bat for ‘Skill India’ campaign

Apr 11, 2016 06:20 PM The government has roped in the cricket sensation for highlighting its skill development programme.

Domestic violence cuts across all socio economic classes: Sonali Khan

Mar 11, 2016 12:45 PM To change deep-rooted norms, working with boys and men is essential, believes social activist Sonali Khan.

Former Danish Prime Minister appointed as the new CEO of Save the Children International

Jan 19, 2016 05:05 PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt is all set to replace Jasmine Whitbread, as the new head of the independent children's charity organisation.

Priyanka Chopra exhorts Indian teenagers on anaemia

Jan 05, 2016 01:19 PM Donning the hat of UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra urged youngsters to be aware of Anaemia.

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