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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...

Reading the mental stress of Indian Children

In the wake of Universal Children's Day, in the final part of our children special series, we bring to you some of the most difficult phases of lives of children affecting their mental stress levels and in turn their overall developments Part III of III Legal and Social Crimes against children Painting a cruel and an absolutely...

“Government and parents should be lawfully enforced to enroll children to school”

With Indian Children’s Day gone on Nov 14 and Universal Children’s Day up on November 20th, we bring to you the second part of our three part series on issues faced by Indian children.   Part II of III (Education) The Right To Education (RTE), has been enforced since April 2010 for free and compulsory education to...

Children’s Day: Taking a glance at the health of Indian Children

This Children's Day we bring to you a III part series on issues faced by Indian Children Part I of III (Health) Children’s Day reminds of fancy dress competition and chocolate distribution at school to most of us who as kids had the privilege of enjoying education. But today when I think of Children’s Day, I...

Why Aren’t We Your Social Responsibility?

We read about corporate charity and social responsibility projects, but no such support comes our way. As if we are not just outcasts in society, we are pariahs in the world of philanthropy and social development

M’tra Readies For Finance Infusion Into Schools

The infusion of big finance into the education sector could bring about some much-needed reformation

Give And Let Give

Banker Amitava Ghosh has been a passionate mentor to women’s tribal Self-Help Groups in remote Jharkhand, having helped set up a famous tribal entrepreneurship store that showcases the arts, crafts, and folk culture of the region.

Modi On I-Day: Sanitation A Priority

SANITATION seems to have become the buzzword ever since Prime Minister Narendi Modi has assumed office, or perhaps even before. In his first, what could be called a thanksgiving speech at the ghats of the river Ganga after winning his Lok Sabha constituency earlier this year, Modi had empathetically emphasized on the need of...
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