PokerBaazi Premier League to sponsor 14 Underprivileged Girls with prize pool

PokerBaazi has announced its association with non-profit NGO Vidya Integrated Development for Youth and Adults (VIDYA). PokerBaazi will donate a share of the rake collected during the upcoming PokerBaazi Premier League Special Edition (April 21-28) towards the education and upliftment of 14 underprivileged girls for a year. According to the organizers, this tie-up with VIDYA...
sex workers

Social empowerment of sex workers

Sex workers routinely face discrimination and extremely high risks of violence, particularly at the hands of the police and clients. In 2004, at least eight incidents of violence were reported per sex worker per year in India, says a report by UN Women. Sex workers in that country are also among those at highest...
UN Women summit

UN Women and Procter & Gamble announce #WeSeeEqual commitment to gender equality

Co-hosted with UN Women, P&G’s first IMEA #WeSeeEqual Summit brought together business and government leaders, and influencers to share inspiration and surface insights around the myths that prevent us from accelerating our progress for gender equality. The Summit brought together the leading voices to share perspectives on gender equality in its many facets including women’s...
Tata Chemicals Kasturi

Tata Chemicals celebrates Kasturi initiative, awards exceptional women farmer leaders

Tata Chemicals today celebrated Kasturi journey, an initiative of Tata Chemical Society for Rural Development’s (TCSRD) at a special event, where 14 exceptional women farmer leaders were awarded for their efforts in developing a national network of women ‘agripreneurs’. TCSRD event saw participation from18 institutions working for women farmers in different states as farmers, trainers,...

CSR: Transforming adolescent lives in India

India has 243 million adolescents by UNICEF’s count, but the country performed dismally on adolescent girls’ health, safety and education. A TrustLaw poll ranked India as the fourth most dangerous country in the world for women! Another UNICEF report indicated that 56% of adolescent girls in the 15-19 age group are anaemic while almost 20%...

One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman

Born into a French Catholic family, Simone de Beauvoir was raised to follow the path of religious devotion, marriage and children. Abandoning her predetermined destiny, de Beauvoir went on to become one of the greatest feminist thinkers of her century. She is also considered to be one of the most preeminent French existential philosophers. Moved...
Indian cricket team

CSR supporting Indian women’s cricket team

In 2017, our women’s team was the runners-up in the World Cup. Indian women’s cricket has had consistent performers. There were victories worth celebration and performances worth taking pride. But, the Women in Blue lacked recognition worth their game. Just this Saturday, opening batswoman Smriti Mandhana (World No 1. ICC ODI Ranking) scored a ravishing...
garment industry

ASF to empower 1000 underprivileged girls by 2020

In line with the Government of India’s vision of empowering women and girl child under its flagship Beti Bachao  Beti Padhao programme, Delhi-NCR’s real estate player ASF Group has committed to provide skill development to at least 1,000 underprivileged girls and women. “Education is the catalyst for social change and it plays a significant role...
woman driving

CSR: Women breaking barriers by driving professionally

Through programmes like MetaSkills and Swayam, Indian women like Sunita, Bharti and countless others are breaking gender stereotypes in driving, changing their own lives and inspiring others. Sunita Santosh Palve from Mumbai completed her HSc and wanted to study further but had to discontinue her student life due to financial pressures. Sunita’s family includes her...
Women in business

CSR: 3 Ways Women Can Win by Breaking Stereotypes

There are not many women in leadership roles in today’s world. In fact, females striving for high-level success in male-dominated fields face many challenges. According to research, when we think of good managers, more often than not, we think of men. Men are perceived as more competent and commanding than women, which can lead...
Deloitte Report Empowering Women For The Future Of Work Launched at GCNI GES 2019

Second edition of Gender Equality Summit

Aiming to highlight issues related to gender equality at workplaces in India, Global Compact Network India – Local arm of UN Global Compact, New York organized its second edition of Gender Equality Summit Friday at Saket, New Delhi. The summit was organized in the backdrop of the increasing conversation around the safety of women in...

Women empowerment: Tech Mahindra Foundation launches “All Women” SMART Academy for Healthcare

Tech Mahindra Foundation under its Employability vertical has launched Tech Mahindra SMART Academy for Healthcare in Mumbai. Its third SMART Academy is in association with Auxilium Convent School, Pali Hill, which was conceptualized following the success of the first two healthcare academies in New Delhi and Mohali. Inspired with Tech Mahindra Foundation’s CSR mandate of...

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