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Revolution Doesn’t Have A Start And End Date, It Is A Process: Najet Zammouri, Vice President & Treasurer, The Tunisian Human Rights League

“If a minor is raped, the rapist has to marry the victim. This is an important issue we are fighting against. We are aiming to create stability and a sustainable environment for all. We want to do our best as the Nobel Peace Prize is a heavy responsibility,” said Najet Zammouri, Vice President &...

India’s Adolescent Girls Need Employability Empowerment: Report

A report titled ‘Best Foot Forward: Enhancing the Employability of India’s Adolescent Girls’ was unveiled at the Dasra Philanthropy Week in association with Bank of America. The report dwells upon the need to create awareness around the issues faced by adolescent girls in terms of being employable. It highlights the fact that although secondary...

Skills, Not Sex Is The Determinant Of Success

The need and importance of mainstreaming gender across sectors cannot be emphasised enough. Somewhere between modernisation in India and United Nation’s goal of having 50% women in the changing world of work, figures of Indian female labour force participation (FLFP) is set in a miserable picture. According to a report, compiled jointly by Assocham and...

IMF Praises PM’s Swachh Bharat Program, Says Modi’s Initiative Key To Raise Gender Equality In India

When PM Narendra Modi started the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan’ with the tagline ‘Ek Kadam Swacchta ki ore’, it was a step in the right direction! The Country report by The International Monetary Fund which was released last month clearly indicates that PM Modi is the only politician who has really cared about women’s rights and issues...

Women Beyond The White Collar Spectrum

When we discuss success stories of women, we tend to only consider corporate executives, celebrities, sports and other such celebrated professions. Other occupations led by substantial number of women tend to be ignored and rendered thankless. While it is important to recognise extraordinary feats, there is a need to ensure they are considered in all...

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...
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