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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...

Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2016 to honour Kailash Satyarthi’s work

Nobel Peace Prize Forum, 2016 will concentrate on the work of Kailash Satyarthi under the aegis of a three-day convention on the issue of child rights and protection. It is for the first time that the forum’s discussion will be centred on the work of an Indian who received the Nobel Peace Prize for...

Kailash Satyarthi Demands A Comprehensive Anti Child-Trafficking Law

Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Friday demanded a comprehensive law that prevents trafficking and all its associated facets including child labour, bonded labour and sexual exploitation, while also ensuring protection of victims and ensuring their rehabilitation. He was speaking at National Consultation on Eradication of Bonded Labour and Trafficking in New Delhi. Satyarthi...

Time to Question Inside Out: Mahatma Gandhi’s Grandson In An Old-Age Home

A human's life is considered to be divided into various stages. In each of them an individual finds himself in different situations and faces different problems. The old age is not without its share. In old age physical strength deteriorates, mental stability diminishes; money power becomes bleak coupled with negligence from the younger generation....

Corporate Firms Can Adopt Children Homes As Part of CSR

Earlier this year in April, the Government of India enacted the Juvenile Justice Care and Protection of Children Act, 2015. This was done with the aim to initiate services in institutions, regular inspection of facilities for children and bring forth solutions for improvement. The scheme requires funds to carry-out its plans, and has asked...

Project Inspire Calls on Social Entrepreneurs for Solving Women Security & Safety Issues in Asia Pacific

For the sixth year running, Singapore Committee for UN Women and MasterCard announce the launch of Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World. With over 2,100 ideas submitted from 109 countries around the world, Project Inspire is now a multi-award winning initiative and one of the most high profile CSR programs in the...

Women empowerment on checklist of corporates

Corporate firms looked to be doing their bits on the International Women’s Day. Companies were seen doing different activities dedicated to women and gender equality under their corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects. Sonalika Social Development Society, CSR wing of Sonalika International Tractors Ltd collaborated with Shikhar NGO to empower their campaign ‘She to Shakti’. The...

Football: changing lives in rural India

YUWA India a Not for profit organization is changing lives of young girls in Jharkhand by empowering them to escape the age old evil of child marriage. Franz Gastler Co-founder of YUWA India is a well accomplished name in the field of sports in USA. He had trained at the US Olympic Training Centre in...
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