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CSR: Sanitary Pads Exemption From GST – Yet Another Case of a Last-minute Fix

In a judgement made by the Goods and Service Tax (GST) Council, as part of its 28th Meeting, sanitary napkins were exempted from being taxed – after a year in protests, this is a welcome change, making the product cheaper compared to its current pricing. Though, various other materials that go into making the...
Sushmita Sen with her adoptive daughters

CSR: More Single Women Adopting In India

Is it essential to be married in order to be a good parent? Does being single make a man or woman less capable of raising a child? These are pertinent questions to ask as we celebrate Parents Day on July 22. If the idea of a single person bringing up kids seems incongruous, consider...
Child abuse in India

CSR: Child Sexual Abuse, A Recurring Crime In India

A minor girl gets raped by 17 men over several months in India. A minor boy commits suicide because he got raped by a neighbor. A girl’s father gets killed who fights for to get justice for his daughter who had gotten raped by an influential person. There has been a rise in number...
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Private Sector Has A Huge Role To Play In The Capacity Building Of Small And Medium Sized NGOs: Jaivir Singh, Vice Chairman, PwC India Foundation

Jaivir Singh is the Vice Chairman of PwC India Foundation (PwCIF) and his primary focus lies in strategising and executing Corporate Responsibility programmes. While speaking with The CSR Journal, he throws light on the broad themes of work done around environment sustainability, Water and sanitation, Humanitarian Response programs and addressing issues related to urban...

क्या निर्भया कांड के बाद बदला देश?

निर्भया कांड को लेकर आज अहम दिन रहा, देश की सबसे बड़ी अदालत ने आखिरकार निर्भया पर अपना अंतिम फैसला सुना दिया, देश की राजधानी दिल्ली में 16 दिसंबर 2012 में हुए निर्भया गैंगरेप के दोषियों की पुनर्विचार याचिका पर सुप्रीम कोर्ट सुनवाई करते हुए याचिका को ख़ारिज कर दिया और फांसी की सजा...

वहशी व्हाट्सऐप

संचार क्रांति में व्हाट्सऐप एक ऐसा जरिया हो गया है जिसके बिना कम्युनिकेशन आजकल असंभव सा है, व्हाट्सऐप पर वर्चुवल दुनिया शुरू होती है और वही ख़त्म होती नज़र आ रही है, व्हाट्सऐप आज दुनिया का सबसे लोकप्रिय मोबाइल ऐप बन गया है, इसका क्रेज लोगो पर इस कदर चढ़ा है कि करोड़ों लोगो के दिन की शुरवात...
Girl Rising Game_Play Now

CSR: A Game Perpetuating Gender Equality

Mobile phones are an integral part of our life today. According to a study by mobileinsurance.com, an average person spends about 90 minutes every day on their phone. This amounts up to 23 days in a year and about 3.9 years of an average person’s life, spent staring at their mobile phones. Gaming is one...
Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in India

CSR: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs In India

Gender equality is still a dream for future in our country. Many powerful women have managed to rise in the patriarchal society we live in, however it is still long way to go before we manage to bring equality for women in every aspect personally and professionally. Working towards the cause, Procter & Gamble (P&G)...
Sanitary Pads

CSR: Sanitary Pads Hazardous To Environment

Menstrual Hygiene is a subject that is not openly spoken of in India. This communication gap has caused hazardous implications not only to the health of several women in the country but also to the environment. With release of the Bollywood movie ‘Padman’, use of sanitary pads and its importance has come into light. Many...
Training Women in Paramedic skills

CSR: Empowering Women With Paramedic Skills

According to Union Ministry of Health and Welfare Data, Healthcare sector in India is facing acute shortage of trained professionals. There has been a shortage of 2 lakh paramedics in the country till 2015. Addressing the national concern, while working towards social issues such as women empowerment and healthcare in rural India, Apollo Munich Health...

CSR: Bangalore- The Hub Of Girl Child Labour Force In Karnataka

A worrying trend has surfaced from the figures released by Government of India on child labour. The state witnessed a steep increase of 56% in working children over the last decade as the Census 2011 data suggests. Over 45% of the working children in the state are girls, and the capital city of Bangalore...
Congenital Heart Defects CHD

CSR: Healthcare For Children With CHD

Healthcare is critical to every individual irrespective of their income. However, the infrastructure of public healthcare in India is not enough to accommodate large number of patients. The private healthcare does not allow people with low income to get services for its high expenses. This results in many people to ignore healthcare for monetary...
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