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Lego Commits to Remove Harmful Gender Bias From its Toys

Gender bias is deeply ingrained in the minds of people right from a very young age. It is not uncommon for people to think that appropriate toys for a male child include cars, trucks or robots, but that of a female child includes dolls, makeup sets or kitchen sets. In order to fight against...
Himalaya - Ek Naveen Muskaan

Himalaya rolls out CSR initiative ‘Ek Naveen Muskaan’ in Maharashtra

In India, an estimated 35,000 infants are born with a cleft palate, and a vast majority do not have access to treatment due to a lack of awareness and stigma related to cleft. Despite the life-threatening risks it poses to children and their development, nutrition, and speech, some children don’t receive any care. Himalaya along...

International Girl Child Day 2021: Govt Schemes for girls

The sex ratio at birth (SRB) in India is 896 females per 1000 males. The huge disparity in the lower number of girls is not a natural phenomenon but an outcome of dominant patriarchal society. The country talks about economic growth but illegal practices like female foeticide, infanticide, sex determination are very common in...
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Air Force Day 2021 – Indian Women Taking Flight

The Indian Air Force (IAF) today celebrates its 89th Foundation Day, which is being observed this year as Air Force Day 2021. Celebrations were held at the Hindon Air Force Station in Ghaziabad, UP in the presence of the Chief of Air Staff. The parade included formations with call signs related to the places...
IIFL Foundation - Maa Baadi

CSR arm of IIFL Group partners with Rajasthan Government to upgrade ‘Maa Baadi’ centres for 1500 children

IIFL Foundation, one of India’s largest education focused organizations has taken a lead to collaborate with the Government of Rajasthan for transforming Maa Baadi centres as a ‘Child Friendly Model Maa Baadi Centres’ for over 1500 children. IIFL Foundation is the CSR arm of diversified financial conglomerate IIFL Group, which runs one of India’s...
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Study highlights gaps in road safety for children

Children face a high degree of risk while commuting to and from school due to poor road planning, limited enforcement and poor traffic behaviour. According to data provided by the Ministry of Roads Transport and Highways (MoRTH), over 11,000 children below the age of 18 were killed in road crashes in 2019 in India....
Sanya Malhotra for the Body Shop

Bollywood Actress Sanya Malhotra Joins Activist Beauty Label As Chief Brand Advocate

You last saw her as a spunky young bride with a mind of her own in the Bollywood movie Pagglait. Frizzy-maned actress Sanya Malhotra is known for her strong cinematic portrayals of inspiring young Indian women. Not only is she a vocal champion for female empowerment, she also makes sustainable life choices and stands...
Bvlgari and Save the Children

CSR of Bvlgari supporting NGO Save the Children in child-centric Covid relief

Roman Jewellery House Bvlgari is providing immediate emergency responses to mitigate the effects of the pandemic crisis, this time with a significant donation to Save the Children to intervene on the devastating impact COVID-19 has in India. At the beginning of the emergency, news coming from the country were terrifying. The average daily infection rate...
Vadodara

Top CSR Projects in Vadodara

Vadodara – aka Baroda – in the State of Gujarat is famous for its art and culture. In fact, it is often referred to as Sanskari Nagari (city of culture) and Kala Nagari (city of art). Vadodara is the Power Equipment Manufacturing Hub of India because Vadodara district accounts for over 35% of India's...
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Top NGOs Eliminating Child Labour in India

2021 is officially the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour while June 12 is observed as the World Day Against Child Labour. Almost one in ten of all children worldwide are in child labour. While the number of children in child labour has declined by 94 million since 2000, the rate of...
Satyug Darshan Vidyalaya

Satyug Darshan Vidyalaya will provide free education to children orphaned by Covid

Located at Bhupani Lalpur Road, Faridabad, Satyug Darshan Vidyalaya has announced a provision of free education to the children who have been orphaned due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The school has announced this social initiative under its project “Ummeed Ek Asha Ki Kiran” in the interest of public welfare and on humanitarian grounds, thus...
Project S.H.E.

Tata Communications unveils CSR project S.H.E. for empowering Indian women at the UNESCO World Conference

Tata Communications, a global digital ecosystem enabler, announced the launch of the ‘School of Hope and Empowerment’ (S.H.E.) at the 2021 UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development. S.H.E., a multi-media, multi-stakeholder impact communications initiative to support and educate women from small towns in India to overcome key barriers to entrepreneurship. By leveraging the...

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