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CSR: Nandghar For Women And Child Empowerment

Empowering rural women and children is required for the upliftment of their standard of living as well as the overall economic development of the country. An average village worker earns between 30-80 rupees a day. The amount is not enough in today’s market to provide for nutritious meals as well as proper healthcare and...

CSR: We Still Need To Address Existing Gaps For Women Hygiene

According to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 2015-16, only about 57.6% of the Indian women use sanitary napkins and 62% women in the age group 15-24 years still rely on cloth during periods. A survey by Women Health Organization showed that at least 43% of women have experienced a situation where they did...
Giving Every Dream a Chance

CSR: Giving Every Dream a Chance

Every child has a dream and each dream is valid. This is because their dreams, thoughts, and aspirations make children what they are. An event showcasing the beneficiaries of Akshaya Patra’s “Giving Every Dream a Chance”—a special initiative to nurture children with unique dreams was held at Taj Yeshwantpur, Bangalore. It is a humble...

बलात्कार नारी का या इंसानियत का?

एक बार फिर से सारा देश उबल रहा है, कैंडल मार्च, सोशल मीडिया पर अत्याचार के खिलाफ खड़े होने की अपील, लोगों के ट्वीट्स और राजनीतिक पार्टियों के आरोप प्रत्यारोप, फिर वही सब, फिर फिर...लेकिन क्यों?, अब तक तो हमारे समाज को इन बातों का आदी हो जाना चाहिए था। क्या निर्भया कांड के...

CSR: Why Attach Casteism Or Religion To An Unacceptable Criminal Offence?

Development, growth, education, women empowerment – these are the words that our politicians use when they fight elections. And these are the keywords in their propaganda that make us trust them. India is known to be the fastest growing country. But what is it actually growing in? Crime? Rapes? Murders? What exactly? A girl gets...
Child Safety

Child Safety On The CSR Agenda

It hasn’t been long since the terror of Blue Whale game had taken the teenagers and children across the globe by a storm. In India too several teenagers were victimized by the game and committed suicide. The children are the future of our nation and their safety should be the biggest concern. It does...

CSR: Diversifying The Approach

Today, women are playing a significant role in sustainability initiatives for their organisations, which not only covers environmental and societal issues, but also focuses on issues of gender equality and inclusiveness in the workplace. There is an increase in the engagement with sustainability leaders from across industries, highlighting important milestones while taking on the...

CSR: Video Game In Vernacular Languages To Create Awareness Against Trafficking

Thousands of girls get lost into the black hole of trafficking. There are over 3 million prostituted women in India, out of which 1.2 million are young girls. The average age of recruitment of girls into prostitution is between 9 and 12 years of age. Imagine playing an interactive game on the same lines. The...
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In conversation with Mrs Pankaja Munde and Mr. Jagannath Kumar at Reliance Nutrition Garden MOU Signing Event

Government of Maharashtra and Reliance Foundation has collaborated to minimise malnutrition in children through adoption of Reliance Nutrition Gardens. The partnership is aimed at improving nutrition status of more than two lakh children in Anganwadis. The tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was earlier signed in 2015, between the Rajmata Jijau Mother-Child Health Nutrition Mission...

CSR: Make Gender Transformative Change A Sustainable Reality

Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Education is imperative as it helps in mitigating most of the challenges faced in one’s life. This in turn enables individuals to make a difference and be change-makers. A vital part of this education is also gender equality...

CSR: Fighting The Good And Very Necessary Fight

Chandigarh resident, Varnika Kundu is known to many, as the girl who fought her attackers. She showed courage and fought her 'influential' stalkers inspiring others to fight against violence. Varnika’s spoke up of the night she was stalked in her hometown. It is a story that a lot of women and young girls will relate...

CSR: Reducing The Wide Gap Between Men And Women

The bond shared by a father and daughter is priceless too. A dad's involvement in his daughter's life is a crucial ingredient in her development at all stages. We now live in a culture where fathers are becoming an equal partner in care giving. From day one, they are encouraged to be hands-on, changing...
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