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Little Hearts and their families

Funds raised by Wockhardt Foundation to support 210 congenital heart surgeries

Wockhardt Foundation in association with the Rotary Club of Bombay Bayview organized a fund raising event, Dil Se Dil Tak, to treat children suffering from congenital heart defects under the Foundation’s Little Hearts initiative. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 10,000 children are born each year with a critical congenital...
mothers

CSR: The Happiness of Indian Mothers

The mental health of an individual is of utmost importance. It is very important for mothers to stay healthy and happy in order to raise offspring that is healthy, mentally and physically. Society puts demands on a mother to rejoice in each and every aspect of motherhood. However, with the social status and material realities...
Tribal Girls Training Sessions

CAPSI transforming unemployed tribal girls into trained security professionals

The Jharkhand Chapter of CAPSI in association with Bhutpurva Sainik Kalyan Sangh is providing professional security training and employment opportunities to tribal girls under the Jharkhand Skill Development Mission Society (JSDMS). Approximately 500 girls have already got the employment after completing the 3-month training oriented programme in the last 5 years, and a majority of them...
air pollution

CSR: Air Pollution Statistics of India

India is facing a major pollution crisis. 14 of the 20 most polluted cities in the world are in India. This has caused it to hold the burden of the highest pollution related mortality rate and disease. According to a report by the World Health Organisation, there were about 60,987 deaths of children under...

For some children, the mid day meal is their only meal: Dhananjay Krishna Das, Annamrita

Despite having a food wastage ratio of 40%, India has the largest number of malnourished kids. ISKCON Food Relief Foundation, branded as Annamrita, is a not-for-profit, non-religious, non-sectarian public charitable organization. It has been serving 1.2 million mid-day meals everyday through its 20 kitchens across India among their network of 6,500 schools. The organization...
Teenage girls in India

CSR: Nation’s Report-Card On Teenage Girls

India is home to the largest and youngest workforce in the world today. Having reached this pivotal demographic point in our economic and political history, and in light of our long engagement with girls, investment in our girls is a national priority that can no longer be sidelined. Investment in their health and wellbeing,...
Consent

CSR: What Is Consent? #MeToo

Consent is a highly misunderstood concept in India. With the #MeToo movement taking the country by the storm, there are men who are completely clueless as to which of their actions would be considered sexual harassment. We help you understand what is consent and what is not. What is Consent? There are four levels of consent. ...

The CSR Journal columnist Dr. Moin Qazi appointed member of NITI Aayog Committee

Dr Moin Qazi, noted financial academician and our very own columnist at The CSR Journal, has been appointed a new member of National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog Committee on Financial Inclusion for Women. NITI Aayog serves as the principal think-tank of Government of India for policy formulation. The NITI Aayog Committee on Financial...
FICCI FLO discussion

FICCI FLO and Smriti Irani discuss Economic Empowerment for Women

FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO), the women business wing of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) conducted a session with Smriti Irani, Minister of Textiles, moderated by Shefali Vasudeva, Editor, The Voice of Fashion, a digital magazine on fashion and design published by IMG-Reliance. In this face to face rendezvous, the textile...
Partnership between Welspun and UN Women

Welspun India partners with UN Women to advocate Gender Equality

Welspun India has partnered with UN Women, subsidiary organ of the United Nations mandated to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women. The home textile conglomerate currently has 23% women workforce and aims to achieve the target of 30% women employees by 2020. The association aims to empower women with skill building initiatives in...
counselling in schools

CSR: Counselling In Schools In India

Counselling or Psychotherapy is not considered as an option in Indian society. Often it is tagged as a service for mad people. The stigma does not allow vulnerable people to seek help when they need it. Adolescence and childhood is a developmental stage for ever individual. In order to ensure that a mentally and...
facility for children with multiple disabilities

Boehringer Ingelheim Inaugurated Facility For Children With Multiple Disabilities In Mumbai

In India there are 20.42 lakh disabled children who are aged between 0 and 6 years. Out of which 14.52 lakh and 5.9 lakh children live in rural and urban areas respectively. Of them, 11.04 lakh are male and 9.38 lakh are female children. Among them, 1.49 lakh children have multiple disabilities. Boehringer Ingelheim, one...
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