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Second Project Streedhan CSR campaign for National Nutrition Month 2020

During National Nutrition Month 2020, DSM India – a purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living – launched its second Project Streedhan campaign, underlining the need to build immunity through proper nutrition. Project Streedhan is a CSR initiative of DSM India, aimed at increasing awareness among urban Indian women to prioritise their...
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CSR News: Raho Safe distributes free Sanitary Pads to women-in-need in Delhi NCR and Rajasthan

Raho Safe, the sister concern of hygiene and wellness brand Pee Safe, recently distributed free Sanitary Pads in different parts of Delhi NCR and Rajasthan, including remotely located slum areas. The company reached out to approximately 1000 women with an aim to promote healthy menstruation practices. According to the reports by the National Family Health...
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Partners in Parenting

Nothing can prepare someone for parenthood. You need to experience it to know it. The unpredictability of a pea-sized human being, coupled with crazy hormones makes a perfect recipe for self-doubt. You suddenly start questioning yourself at every step. Handling budgets that ran into crores, doling out successful campaigns in impossible timelines, negotiating your...
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Subhalaxmi Co-op, Vedanta Jharsuguda’s flagship CSR project, crosses 4000 members

Vedanta Jharsuguda’s flagship CSR initiative, the all-women Subhalaxmi Co-operative Society has crossed 4000 membership tally, becoming one of the largest rural women’s co-operative in Odisha. Subhalaxmi Co-op is engaged in promoting sustainable livelihood opportunities among rural women, creating avenues for entrepreneurship through skill development and providing financial assistance to the members for furthering their livelihood. Through...
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CSR News: Digital health platform helping 100 children manage diabetes

Digital health platform for diabetes management, BeatO today announced its CSR collaboration with the charity Saksham to adopt 100 children with Type 1 diabetes by the end of FY’21. The company will assist children with diabetes management tools to be able to control their blood-sugar levels more efficiently. These tools include complimentary access to BeatO’s...
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COVID-19 will Widen the Already Huge Poverty Gap Between Women and Men

The COVID-19 crisis will dramatically increase the poverty rate for women and widen the gap between men and women who live in poverty, according to new data released today by UN Women and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The poverty rate for women was expected to decrease by 2.7 per cent between 2019 and...
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CSR News: Dettol Banega Swasth India partners with Plan India to fight mother and child malnutrition

Reckitt Benckiser, under its flagship CSR programme, Banega Swasth India has partnered with Plan India to support the frontline workers and medical practitioners amidst the raging spread of COVID-19. During this crisis, the vulnerability of frontline workers and medical practitioners has come to the fore. The worst-hit are the communities that are remotely placed with...
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CSR News: American Express announces multiple scholarships for deserving IIT Madras female students

American Express has instituted annual scholarships for economically-disadvantaged and meritorious students, including ‘Ambition Awards’ for deserving women students at IIT Madras, as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR). Scholarships being awarded as part of the grant to IIT Madras from American Express include: 1) American Express Ambition Scholarship for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology...

CSR: Water aunties are agents of change for water safety and female empowerment

Surekha Gadpori lives in one the most socially and economically disadvantaged pockets in the city of Hyderabad. With extensive experience in active social work, the sprightly 60-year-old saw the potential for safe drinking water to improve her community's health and wellbeing. Surekha leveraged the trust and respect of her community to join the growing...

Women from CSR of GMR Group tailoring free masks for Corona warriors

While the medical fraternity globally is under various stages of trials for COVID-19 vaccines, preventing oneself from this virus is still the most potent tool to break the chain and flatten the curve. Using the right masks and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and maintaining physical distance while in proximity with others are very effective...
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Tech Mahindra will collaborate with NITI Aayog to support Indian businesswomen

Tech Mahindra announced today a collaboration with NITI Aayog’s Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) to support women entrepreneurs across the country. The company will provide mentorship, co-create solutions leveraging new-age technologies and support in developing a go-to-market strategy. As part of the collaboration, the company has partnered with the winners of Women Transforming India (WTI) Awards,...
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Hiring women in clean energy is a win-win

Women have long been underrepresented in conventional energy industries such as coal, oil and gas, whether in exploration and extraction activities or in running power-generating plants. All available information suggests that men outnumber women in most of these workplaces, and especially in technical, managerial and policy-making positions. Energy is still often seen as a...

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