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PNB MetLife distributes hygiene kits under its CSR initiative Damini

As the festive season comes to a close, and we are once again reminded of the endless onslaught of the pandemic, PNB MetLife Insurance Company draws back the focus on personal hygiene and safety, especially among adolescent girls and women as they display a heightened need for specific health and hygiene services. Together with LittleBigHelp...
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CSR News: WestBridge Capital donates $280,000 to Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation to end child labour in India

In solidarity to help eradicate the malice of child labour from India, WestBridge Capital, a leading investment firm, has heeded the call from Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi to ensure every child is free to be a child. CSR of WestBridge Capital is supporting the efforts of the Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation (KSCF). The firm...

CSR: Bolo Indya pledges to donate half the earnings from Bolo Meets sessions to NGO for kids

Short-form content platform Bolo Indya has pledged to donate 50% of earnings generated from the Bolo Meets sessions to Shades of Happiness Foundation (SOHF) on the occasion of Diwali and Children's day. SOHF is a Delhi based youth-driven NGO that works for the education and empowerment of underprivileged kids. What is Bolo Meets? Bolo Indya has...

Crocs donates 5,000 pairs to migrant families in Mankhurd

International footwear maker Crocs in partnership with CRY and Soles4Souls, has donated 5,000 pairs of shoes to migrant families in Cheeta Camp, Mankhurd, Maharashtra. This donation aims to provide relief to vulnerable families impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The CSR initiative is carried out by Jeevan Dhara, a project supported by nonprofit organisation CRY (Child...

Let’s talk cyberbullying on the first International Day Against Violence and Bullying at School

Teenagers navigate a different landscape today than any of the generations before them. Your parents and you faced sets of challenges that varied from each other all those decades ago. What makes the current generation's adolescence unique is the omnipresence of social media and the internet. Granted, we had the internet growing up, but it...

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launches child-friendly Nurturing Neighbourhoods Challenge

The Smart Cities Mission, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, held a kick-off event for the Nurturing Neighbourhoods Challenge in collaboration with the Netherlands-based Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF) and with the technical support of WRI India. By focusing on the needs of young children aged 0-5 years and their caregivers in the public...

CSR: Cerner Extends Support for VMware’s VMinclusion Taara

VMinclusion Taara, one of India’s largest up-skilling programs, aimed at helping women restart their career after a break, has secured support from Cerner Corporation, a global health care technology company. Cerner is the program’s newest industry participant in India, supporting women looking for the training and the right opportunity to rejoin work. Several leading organizations...

Coalition against Human Trafficking launches Bihar ka Sankalp as Muzaffarpur goes to elections

Ten days before Muzaffarpur goes to the election polls amidst the pandemic, the Collective Coalition against Human Trafficking (CCHT) - Bihar has launched a ‘Bihar ka Sankalp’ pledge campaign urging the political leaders and candidates to root out the heinous crime of human trafficking from the district. Bihar is a well-known 'source’ state for trafficking and it's a...

No Change in the Gender Gap in Labour Market Since 1995: UN

Gender equality in the labour market seems like a utopian concept today, with not a single country in the world has achieved it. According to the 2020 edition of the United Nations report on the state of gender equality in the world, there has been no change in the gender gap in the labour market...

Day 8 of Navratri – #womencan be custodians of compassion

The penultimate day of Navratri celebrates the divine feminine in the form of Maa Mahagauri. The eighth day is also known as Maha ashtami. She is the most compassionate form of Goddess Durga, hence devotees worship her to ease their earthly and planetary suffering. In honour of Maa Mahagauri, we are looking back on...

Amway India celebrated World Food Day with a virtual conference

Leveraging its global experience in nutrition and wellness, Amway India, the country’s leading FMCG direct selling company, recently commemorated World Food Day through a virtual conference, in partnership with PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) and Mamta Health Institute for Mother and Child (HIMC). The conference witnessed experts and speakers across the industry...

CSR of Vodafone Idea and NASSCOM Foundation Launch App-based Solution for Women’s Safety in India

Vodafone Idea Foundation, the CSR arm of Vodafone Idea Limited, in partnership with NASSCOM Foundation, Sayfty Trust, and UN Women today announced the launch of ‘MyAmbar’ (meaning My Sky): An app-based solution designed and developed especially for safety and empowerment of women in India. Developed under the ‘Connecting for Good program’, MyAmbar App aims to...

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