Mar 07, 2017 11:18 AM Population Foundation of India has appointed Keshav Desiraju as its new chairperson.
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.
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.
Nov 10, 2016 01:12 PM The performance at the charity concert was organized by The Loomba Foundation.
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.
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.
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.
[Women safety] [Trafficking] [Women and children]
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.
[Girls sexual harassment] [Gender inequality] [Girl child] [Girl education] [Priyanka Chopra]
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:
[Women's Rights] [Shovna Narayan] [Women participation] [Women Safety] [Classical Dance]
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:
[Water resources] [Water and sanitation] [Water management] [Water conservation] [Water distribution]
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:
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 .
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.