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Are You Ready For 50:50?

What does it mean to be a woman? To be a woman means personifying the great feminine essence – being a creator of life. Unfortunately, with various different interpretations of womanhood, society tends to categorise women; she is traditional, modern, feminist, liberal, conservative, etc. The list goes on and on. Women are taking plunge in diverse fields...
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International Women’s Day 2017 | #BeBoldForChange

On this International Women's Day, The CSR Journal brings to you #OfficiallyShe, a series highlighting the changing trends and look back at women in contemporary times. In this video, we asked prominent faces from various sectors about their take on a woman and her role in today's times. You can read the complete series on www.thecsrjournal.in,...

Not Without My Medal

In the last few years, the subject of women empowerment has enticed the interest of people all over the world and especially in India. This in turn stands as witness to the deplorable conditions of women all over the world but more so in India and other developing countries. There have been wide inequalities between...

Women Orbiting Change

While women in today’s era are still expected to be good at cooking, stitching, household chores and baby-sitting among others, many of them are busy taking up roles as leading scientists. When pictures of Mars Orbiter Mission and launch of 104 satellites by India were released, some frequently seen pictures were of saree-clad, women next...

GreenSole Foundation & Axis Bank Came Together For Providing 13,000 Footwear In 89 Schools

GreenSole Foundation and Axis Bank came together and organised a mega footwear donation drive, “Udaan”. This initiative will see over 13,000 footwear being distributed, in 89 schools in Lucknow. As per findings of a 2013 report by World Health Organisation (WHO), around 1.5 billion people globally do not have access to footwear. Greensole foundation works...

Woman Drives Through 32 Countries To Raise Awareness About Women Empowerment

Maria Teressa de Fillippis, the name won’t ring a bell for many of us. Apart from being the first woman to enter Formula One racing in the year 1958, she also shattered the perception that racing was a sport meant for only men. Even after she managed to start in three racing games, the...

UN calls For Sustainable Financing Efforts to End Violence Against Women

Investments in gender equality, and specifically those addressing violence against women, remain vastly insufficient in the in Asia-Pacific region. Globally, 1 in 3 women has experienced violence in their lifetime. In some Asia-Pacific countries, up to 70 per cent have suffered physical or sexual violence at the hands of an intimate partner.  Available studies in...

Kailash Satyarthi To Launch Global Initiative For Children With Nobel Laureates

Nobel Laureates and world leaders will be present in India to discuss and derive solutions for protection of child rights in New Delhi, Kailash Satyarthi, the Nobel Peace Laureate from India announced in a press conference on Thursday. First summit has been scheduled on December 10 & 11 in New Delhi to discuss the issues...

Addressing Our Needs or The Need of The Hour?

Munna is an 18 year old unemployed college drop-out. He lives in the slums of Mumbai and would spend most of his time unproductively. Today, through supportive programs, he has received training in plumbing and is able to earn a sustainable amount. Is this all that Munna is? Is this the real problem he has?...

MyRight: Independence From Crimes Against Women

India got Independence on 15th August, 1947 after 190 years of British rule. 69 years later when the country is celebrating faster economic growth and is aiming to make a prominent place on the global map, about half the population is still struggling to find an equal say. Born in Bangalore, Sunitha Krishnan had always...

Most Auditors In Asia Find Child Labour In Supply Chains: Survey

The majority of supply chain auditors across Asia have encountered child labour in the last two years, and in only a third of cases could they confirm the children were removed from the factories, a survey has found. Of 557 auditors polled, 64 percent encountered child labour during their on-site inspections in the last two...

It’s Hard To Convince People About CSR Activities Initiated By Corporate Houses: Sonalika ITL

It is commonly believed that corporate houses have hidden interest in comparison to NGOs who are working for the betterment of society. It becomes difficult to convince people to come out and participate in projects initiated by corporate companies. “Gradually people start building trust on projects initiated by corporate organisations as they witness continuous and...
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