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National Girl Child Day: Women Philanthropists Proving the Ability of an Empowered Girl Child to Give Back to the Society

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...
Anamika - Naario

Gen Z woman entrepreneur launches new campaign to empower homemakers

24-year-old Anamika Pandey, an engineer from Uttar Pradesh, dropped out of MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business to pursue a career at Bigbasket’s new venture - BBdaily to only quit later to launch her own food product startup Naario. Campaign for women homemakers Anamika wanted to help her mother and some other...
Dr Ganesh Rakh

This Pune Doctor Delivers Female Babies at No Cost

The birth of a girl child is still considered to be a burden in several regions of India. This clearly reflects on the skewed gender ratios in different states in the country. The cases of female infanticide are not that rare in several regions. Moreover, the cases where female children are either abandoned or...
diversity winners

Who are the Diversity Winners in the Pandemic Era?

Future workforces of organizations will be much more diverse than what they are today. Tomorrow’s workforce will include individuals of different genders, ages, races, ethnicities, and lifestyles. Effectively leveraging this human capital will play a large role in companies’ future competitiveness and economic performance. If companies deprioritize Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) during the Covid-19 crisis,...
Sudhir Vaijanapurkar, Plant Director, Goodyear Plant at Ballabgarh, Faridabad and Yogesh Gupta- HR manager, Goodyear Plant at Ballabgarh, Faridabad at the Upgraded Paediatric Unit, along with Dr. Ajay Dogra, Facility Director, Fortis Escorts Hospital and Jitender Yadav, Deputy Commissioner, Faridabad.

CSR: Goodyear India partners with Fortis Escorts Hospital to enhance Pediatric healthcare facilities in Faridabad

Goodyear India is partnering with Fortis Escorts Hospital, Faridabad as part of its annual CSR initiative. This partnership aims at equipping the pediatric ward with additional equipment to upscale it to a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). This initiative looks at strengthening the healthcare system for children, with the objective of providing them with...
Vandana Kumar, President of Shishu Mandir along with Dr Hella Mundra, Founder of Shishu Mandir, handing over the cheques to the parents and the deserving children of the Rahim Education Project

The Rahim Education Project will support 150 private school students impacted by COVID

NGO Shishu Mandir has launched the Rahim Education Project, an initiative to provide financial assistant to 150 children who are deprived of education due to COVID impact. The initiative was launched in association with Mr. Rahim, a German Citizen on the occasion of Founder’s Day. Rahim Education Project will focus on providing school fees, books...
children and mental health

How is the pandemic affecting children’s mental health?

Children may have been largely spared the worst physical effects of COVID-19, but it has still upended their lives, and created real concern for their mental health and well-being. The COVID-19 pandemic has raised huge concerns for the mental health of an entire generation of children. But the pandemic may represent only the tip...
Outdoor learning spaces created due to school closures in Shivaji Nagar

Slum walls turned into outdoor learning spaces in Faridabad

Nationwide closure of schools has disrupted the education of children. Physical environment plays an important role in creating an enabling space for children. The pandemic was tough on everyone but children suffered even more. Lockdowns confined children to the four walls of their homes. It took away the only learning and engagement time that they...
Future Generali Cookbook

FGII partners with United Way Mumbai to support children from disadvantaged communities

Future Generali India Insurance Company Limited (FGII) has collaborated with United Way Mumbai, an NGO working in urban and rural communities across India, to identify prevailing challenges in the community and envisage and implement impactful solutions. This partnership aims to implement meaningful interventions that can improve the health and early learning abilities of children...
school closures

What can be done about repeated school closures?

Schools have closed again due to the exponential rise in COVID-19 infections. While there is no doubt that children's safety is of utmost concern during the third wave, is the education crisis increasing Learning Poverty among kids? In rural Karnataka, for example, the share of grade three students in government schools able to perform...
Women Empowerment

Five Positive Developments Across the World for Women Empowerment in 2021

2021 has been an eventful year for women across the globe. The global institutions and leaders across the globe have taken decisive actions in the year by delegating resources to work towards empowering women and promoting gender equality. As the year comes to an end, let us recap the five good news in 2021...
Make A Wish - AstraZeneca

CSR: AstraZeneca India grants 500 wishes to critically ill children for Christmas

Taking its promise of care forward, biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca India Private Limited, joined hands with ‘Make-A-Wish’ Foundation India to fulfil the wishes of about 500 children suffering from critical ailments across the country. Under this CSR partnership the organisation supported a series of 11 events organised either virtually or on-ground across Bangalore, Goa, Mumbai, Kolkata,...

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