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Navigating India’s Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Act: Laws, Provisions, and Considerations in Light of Sidhu Moosewala’s Parents’ IVF Pregnancy

The recent birth of a baby boy to the parents of Sidhu Moosewala has thrust the spotlight onto the legal intricacies and ethical considerations surrounding In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments in India. The Union Health Ministry's request to the Punjab government for a detailed report on Charan Kaur's IVF treatment has ignited a debate on...
Women Empowerment

Top CSR projects empowering women in India

Women are the key driving force for society. They play a crucial role when it comes to community development. At home, women form the backbone of every family. However, since ages women across the world have been oppressed, their voices have been suppressed, their rights have been overlooked. Thankfully, the picture has started changing for...

Women’s Day Exclusive: IAS Nidhi Choudhary | IPS Arti Singh | Gynaecologist Dr. Nandita Palshetkar

Celebrating International Womens Day 2024, with esteemed guests sharing their expertise, advocating for transformative change in societal norms: - Nidhi Choudhary, IAS, Commissioner for Skill Development, Maharashtra, through her role as Commissioner for Skill Development, Maharashtra, India, has been instrumental in implementing programs that empower women through skill development, creating avenues for economic independence and...
International Women's Day 2024

International Women’s Day: Top Companies for CSR in Women Empowerment in India in 2023

Women’s economic empowerment is a key driver of social and economic development, as well as a fundamental human right. However, women in India still face many barriers and challenges in accessing education, health, finance, and employment opportunities. According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2023, India ranked 140th out of 156 countries...
Indian Woman Empowered

International Women’s Day: Women Philanthropists Driving Social Change in India

Every year on January 24, India commemorates National Girl Child Day. The day is observed to raise awareness about a girl child's rights and to emphasise the importance of her education, health, and nutrition. The day created by the Ministry of Women and Child Development also strives to support and give opportunities for girls...
Empowering Women

International Women’s Day: Women-Led Nonprofits Transforming Communities in India

As the world celebrates International Women's Day, a day dedicated to honoring the achievements and contributions of women globally, it's imperative to reflect on the remarkable strides made by women-led organizations in India. International Women's Day, observed annually on March 8th, serves as a poignant reminder of the ongoing struggle for gender equality and...

CSR to support education of government school students in Uttar Pradesh

REC Limited, a Maharatna CPSE under the Ministry of Power and a leading NBFC, through its CSR arm REC Foundation has partnered with the Unit of Science and Educational Development (UNISED) to support the education of 75,500 children in Siddharthnagar district of Uttar Pradesh. Under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, REC has committed...

Chennai Police’s initiative for students’ safety, Jharkhand Police takes kids on city tour  

The Greater Chennai Traffic Police (GCTP) has come up with an initiative called ‘School Safety Zone programme’ with an aim to enhance students’ safety while commuting. The initiative unveiled last week is aimed at creating a pool of traffic volunteers in every school. Sandeep Rai Rathore, Commissioner of Police, GCP, inaugurated the scheme on...
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International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Celebrating the pioneering Women of ISRO

Space exploration has seen the emergence of many pioneers, but it’s the women who have truly left an indelible mark in this field, especially in India. As we celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, it is fitting to pay homage to the remarkable women who have made significant strides in...

Safer Internet Day: Why parents need to monitor online activities of children

Children these days are exposed to anything and everything online. Children not only use the internet to attend online classes and access educational content, they also perform activities like watching reels, cartoons and OTT content, online shopping, playing games online and even perform monetary transactions using their parents details.  As a result of which, they...

Interim Budget 2024 Key Highlights

Union Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Interim Budget on 1st February, 2024. The Interim Budget talks about expenses and revenues of the Government for a short span in an election year until the formation of a new government through election. The Interim Budget for FY 2024-25 was presented on Thursday ahead of the...
Girl Child Education

National Girl Child Day 2024: Challenges to Girl Child Education in India

According to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) “Worldwide, 129 million girls are out of school.” According to The National Family Health Survey-5 (NFHS-5) 2019-21 for India, child marriages and domestic work are two major reasons behind girls being made to drop out of schools. “Investing in girls’ education transforms communities, countries and the entire world....

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