May 08, 2014 05:05 PM
Meenu Chopra, Co-founder of iCONGO, an Indian confederation of nonprofits, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that citizens can do a lot to effect a positive change in the society without leaving the sector that employs them.
[Civil Society] [Indian NGOs] [India] [South Asia]
May 01, 2014 01:04 PM
Former Miss India Celina Jaitly sings a new version of the 1979 Bollywood classic, Uthe Sab Ke Kadam, remixed by Neeraj Shreedhar of the Bombay Vikings.
[Gays] [Lesbians] [South Asia]
Apr 08, 2014 07:45 PM
The first objective of cinema and television, especially of cinema is entertainment, believes Soha Ali Khan, a popular Bollywood actor.
[Sexual Violence] [Gender Inequality] [Bollywood] [Sexual harassment India] [South Asia] [Gender empowerment] [Soha Ali Khan Sharmila Tagore]
Mar 25, 2014 12:25 PM
The Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative is a first-of-its-kind global program dedicated to assisting victims of extreme forms of gender-based violence around the world.
[Gender Sensitivity] [Gender sensitisation] [Gender empowerment] [Gender inequality] [Gender equality]
Mar 11, 2014 04:55 PM
Meinal Vaisnav plays the lead character of Dr Sneha for a new sitcom ‘Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon’ on India’s national broadcaster Doordarshan. In an interview with OneWorld South Asia, Meinal said that the show is all about women empowerment. Excerpts from the interview.
[Gender Sensitivity] [Women empowerment] [Women and children] [Gender Empowerment] [Indian women] [Women rape] [South Asia]
Mar 04, 2014 09:00 AM
Actor, activist and former Miss India Gul Panag also interacted with about 100 mothers and women in the slum about Save the Children’s global report.
[India] [Indian women] [South Asia] [Child Rights]
Jan 09, 2014 01:14 PM
The 1947 Partition Archive, a nonprofit, has launched an initative to preserve the fading memories of The 1947 Partition, the largest mass human displacement.
[India] [South Asia] [Displacement]
Jan 06, 2014 05:30 PM
Kapil Sharma, a stand-up Indian comedian, Comedy Nights With Kapil, in an interview with OneWorld South Asia, said that people who pass lewd comments on women should be put behind bars. Sharma was in New Delhi for the launch of a nation-wide campaign, ‘Honour Our Women’.
[Gender sensitisation] [South Asia] [Indian Girls] [Gender inequality] [Sexual Harassment] [Sexual Violence] [Indian women]
Dec 05, 2013 07:45 PM
In an interview with OneWorld South Asia, Dr L C Sharma, Director of Integrated Rural Development (IIRD), said that corporates should be convinced to invest in rural India.
[Corporate Social Responsibility] [Enviornment] [Employment] [South Asia] [Indian NGOs] [India social schemes] [Indian Government]
Nov 01, 2013 01:32 PM
Global Impact awards support entrepreneurial non-profits using technology to tackle some of the world’s toughest problems.
[South Asia] [Sustainable Development] [Civil society] [Indian NGOs]
Nov 01, 2013 12:43 PM
The star footballer is set to concentrate on combatting wildlife crime, particularly poaching of African elephants for ivory.
[Yaya Touré] [Africa] [United Nations] [Sustainable Development]
Oct 23, 2013 12:15 PM Smile on Wheels, which is a national-level mobile hospital programme taking curative, preventive and promotive healthcare to the doorsteps of urban poor and underserved villagers was flagged off in Mumbai by actress Sonakshi Sinha.
Oct 07, 2013 11:15 AM
The Indian Association for the Blind and Amway Opportunity Foundation have taken this initiative to generate employment opportunities for the Visually Challenged.
[Civil Society] [South Asia] [India] [Visually Challenged]
Oct 10, 2013 12:40 PM
Even now women in the industry are exploited while the men rule, says Maya Govind, a very creative and popular poetess.
[India] [Gender Empowerment] [South Asia] [Bollywood] [Gender Inequality] [Gender Sensitivity]