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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...
sex education in India

CSR: Sex Education for Adolescents in India

Sex education among children is almost non-existent in India. Talking openly about sex is considered to be a taboo in the country which acts as a barrier in delivering this knowledge effectively to Indian children and adolescents. However, it is overlooked not only by the society but also by the Indian healthcare system. Nearly one...
gender sensitivity

CSR: Gender Sensitivity Is Antidote To Sexism

In the wake of the #metoo explosion in India, we explore the sexism debate. Sexism exists in women as well as in men; it has no respect for individual aspirations, potential or abilities. In obvious and subtle ways, it influences the outcomes of a myriad of life situations the world over. The concept of gender...
MEE TOO CAMPAIGN

भारत में तेजी से फैल रहा ‘मी टू’ कैंपेन, अब तक कई बड़ी हस्तियों के नाम आए सामने

हमारे देश की महिलाएं बोल रही है, मेरी बहने, मेरी माताएं, मेरी बेटी, मेरी दोस्त बोल रही है, आवाज़ उठा रही है, लड़ रही है, सामना कर रही है। लड़ाई उस मानसिकता से है, आवाज़ समाज की बुराईयों से, सामना उस परिस्थितियों से है जो ये समझ बैठा है कि हमारा समाज पुरुष प्रधान...
Shinchan TV Show

CSR: Content Children Consume

Between the TV, computer, Internet, gaming consoles and mobile phone, kids are spoilt for choice. Some kids even have access to virtual reality headsets. According to IAMAI’s report, out of 400 million internet users in 2015, 28 million were children. That number has grown exponentially due to higher internet penetration and democratisation in electric...
Art therapy for prisoners

CSR: Prisoners Find Catharsis In Art

Punishment for its own sake is pointless, if it doesn’t transform the mindsets and attitudes of offenders. A prison can become a dangerous breeding ground for criminals, fuelling the very activity it seeks to deter. Incarcerated individuals have little control over their circumstances or future. Years of confinement result in greater loss of self-worth, a...
Food Hunger Programme

New Campaign For The United Nations World Food Programme

UFO Moviez today announced its support for “Feed Our Future,” a new advertising campaign aimed at getting global cinema audiences to tackle global hunger by supporting the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). With the support of Facebook, “Feed Our Future” was launched via a Facebook Live. Television personality Mini Mathur played host. The launch...
Children of India

CSR: Challenges In Raising The Children Of Tomorrow

Children are the future of the country. The policies, reforms and acts that are passed today in the country, are the setting for these children to reap benefits and build upon them tomorrow. The dream of earning India its title of ‘Sone ki chidiya’ (the golden bird) will be fulfilled by the youth who...
rural women in India

Empowering Rural Women: Our Greatest Tool For Development

Rural women make up over a quarter of the world’s population. October 15 is commemorated as the International day of Rural Women by the United Nations. A substantial proportion of rural women has been involved in the agricultural labour force and informal work including care and domestic work within families and households. According to the...
Supreme Court Of India

समाज सुधार के लिए कोर्ट के “सुप्रीम” फैसले

जब भी अन्याय की आंधी से किसी के उम्मीद का दीया बुझता है तो उसे सिर्फ एक ही आस होती है, न्याय की आस, उम्मीद फैसले की, शायद यही वजह है कि जब भी अन्याय के बादल मंडराते है जनता की जुबान पर एक ही बात होती है, "सुप्रीम कोर्ट तक लड़ूंगा", और न्याय...
women entrepreneurs

New initiative to advance women entrepreneurs in Asia-Pacific launched at UN General Assembly

A new initiative to advance women’s entrepreneurship in Asia-Pacific was launched on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in New York. The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), with financial support from Global Affairs Canada is doing this. Women who establish businesses have the...
cyberbullying

CSR: 5 Types of Cyberbullying

We tackled scam calls, cybercrimes against women and how to spot identity theft. Today, we put the spotlight on a specific cybercrime: cyberbullying. While online socialising has opened a whole new dimension of ways to communicate, it has some unpleasant effects, too. Cyberbullying is one example that has had devastating outcomes on our youth....
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