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Marriage Over Consent- Is It Your Only Option?

The Honourable Supreme Court in its ruling on Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) does not criminalise non-consensual sex, where the woman has been forced into intercourse by her husband. The ruling is flawed, and leaves women and even young girls vulnerable to rape and sexual abuse without any room for legal recourse.
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It Is Important To Collaborate As Part Of An Ecosystem: Harsh Mariwala, Chairman, Marico Innovation Foundation

Harsh Mariwala, Chairman of Marico Ltd and Founder, Marico Innovation Foundation (Incepted in 2003, aiming to nurture innovation in India across the business and social sectors alike) emphasized on the importance of Innovation in present times, while in conversation with The CSR Journal. "It is important to collaborate as part of an ecosystem. At present,...

Carbon Credit: A License to Pollute

The International treaty of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was amended in 1997 by the Kyoto Protocol. The objective of the protocol was the “stabilisation” of greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations (caused by emissions/usage of oil, gas, coal and nuclear material) in the atmosphere by setting a 5-year cap on emissions. However,...

Multi-Stakeholder Platform For Transformative Solutions In Water Resources Management

The Government of Maharashtra (GOM) and 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG), have initiated the Maharashtra Water Resources ‘Multi-Stakeholder Platform’ (Maharashtra Water - MSP) to address critical water resources challenges in Maharashtra.

Breastfeeding- Working Together For The Common Good

Human breast milk has the greatest potential impact on child survival, since it provides unique nutrition and immune support that babies need to strive and thrive. However, the awareness on the importance of breastfeeding and early nutrition is still poor among new mothers in India with many avoiding feeding colostrum (first milk) to the baby.

The Smokeless Cookstove Revolution

The Smokeless Cookstove Revolution Saving 1 million lives by eliminating smoke from households! Smokeless Cookstove Revolution (SCR) is excited to announce that they launched a Crowd Funding campaign today. The funds raised will go towards supporting the project for the coming months while they set up the legal structures required to receive grants from Foundations who are looking to fund exactly this kind of life changing initiative.
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It Is Important To Benchmark The Impact On Lives: Ameera Shah, Managing Director, Metropolis Healthcare LTD

The change we see in health care is a matter of perspective. Consumers have become more aware of their health. People are trying to find out what is happening inside their bodies. People think fitness is about how you look in the mirror, but it is more about how you feel. With more money...

Where Does Kolkata’s Sustainable Growth Stand?

The wetlands in the east of Kolkata are part of a unique ecosystem that thrives on wastewater from India’s third-most populated metro city. It’s the world’s largest organic sewage treatment system that doubles up as a vegetable garden and fishery that supply more than a half of the city’s daily requirement. The salty, low-lying marshes...

Where Does Bengaluru’s Sustainable Growth Stand?

In 1970, Bangalore had 1.6 million people. Within the decade, the emergence and expansion of public sector institutions such as the Indian Space Research Organisation, Bharat Electrical Limited, and Hindustan Machine Tools caused a sudden growth in the graph. Simultaneously, textile and information technology industries increased their traction in the city. By the 1980s,...

Install Green House Solar Dryers And Generate Additional Revenues

Sustainable methods for food preservation are the need of the hour and in India, solar drying is one of the most preferred choices and a promising technology owing to its vantage on utilisation of renewable energy. This initiative will enable farming communities to build more sustainable business and also contribute to the development of agricultural sector in India.

Future Of Development Lies In Your Skills

By 2020, 65% Indians will be under the age of 35, making us the youngest country in the world. A large employable population is an advantage, for it can fulfil the demand for skilled workers across India and globally, as also drive consumption and economic growth. However, this demographic dividend can turn into a...

Report Reveals Exploitation of Elephants in Asian Countries, Including India

Countries in Asia, including India, continue to grow the captive elephant industry for elephant rides and performances to meet irresponsible tourist demands. A new report released by World Animal Protection reveals that more than three quarters of nearly three thousand elephants used in tourist entertainment in Asia are kept in severely cruel conditions. Riding an elephant is one...
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