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Human Rights Day 2019 – Legal Rights of Every Woman in India

Today is International Human Rights Day 2019 and the last day of the 16 days of activism campaign, which The CSR Journal has been commemorating with a special series of articles. It is a day for us to step up for human rights, and for women's rights in particular. The 16 Days of Activism Campaign...

CSR News – Two Directors at Zee Resign Over Corporate Governance Concerns

Two of the three independent directors who resigned from the board of Zee last week have cited corporate governance concerns for their departure from the company. Subodh Kumar and Neharika Vohra, who tendered their resignations on November 22, listed out seven reasons for their resignations. One objection raised by the duo was regarding laxity...
Orange the World - UN Women

The World Participates in Orange The World Campaign

Orange the World campaigns have grabbed eyeballs of the millennials across the globe. Global citizens with their activism and firm stance against gender-based violence have compelled the governments of nations to participate in the campaign. Let us look at the participation of the world in the campaign. For 16 days, New Zealand has declared that...
Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR News – Bringing Transparency in CSR

CSR mandate in India has given space for new businesses to exist – the CSR consulting and implementing agencies. These agencies are responsible for coordinating with the corporates and non-profits. They also assist the corporates in selecting the best projects suitable for their brand and even implementing them. According to a report, CSR spending by...

मर रहीं हैं बेटियां, धूल फांक रहा “निर्भया फंड”

बवाल मचा और सवाल हुआ, सवाल ये कि आखिरकार क्यों सरकार बलात्कार जैसी घिनौनी वारदात पर अंकुश नहीं लगा पा रही है, सवाल हुआ कि महिलाओं की सुरक्षा और पुरुषों की मानसिकता कब बदलेगी, सवाल हुआ न्याय व्यवस्था पर, और सबसे बड़ा सवाल हुआ कि आखिरकार जब हमारी बेटियां मर रही है तो उनकी...
anti-corruption day

International Anti-Corruption Day – Let’s Stand United Against Corruption

Corruption runs through the veins of India like a deadly virus, and what better way to talk about it than the International Anti-Corruption Day, which is observed today the world over.The global campaign United Against Corruption focuses on corruption as one of the biggest obstacles to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The United Nations...
End Violence Against Women

Preventive Measures to Eliminate Violence Against Women

Orange the World campaign launched by the UN, is a multi-year effort aimed at preventing and eliminating violence against women and girls, will focus on the issue of rape as a specific form of harm committed against women and girls in times of peace or war. Millions of Social Media posts have been made...
Unnao rape case protests

उन्नाव कांड – रेप और राजनीति

कोई धरने पर बैठ रहा है, कोई राज्यपाल से मिल रहा है, कोई मुख्यमंत्री योगी से इस्तीफा मांग रहा है तो आरोपियों को फांसी और एनकाउंटर की मांग कर रहा है, देश मे रेप और उसपर होती राजनीति अपने चरम पर है, क्या हो रहा है हमारे देश में, क्यों महिलाओं के प्रति हैवानियत...

Impact Assessment is the CSR game-changer

Our belief in corporate social responsibility has become more robust as many corporates have reached an agreement that CSR is here to stay. When we assess the contribution of a corporate it always involves measuring the impact CSR makes. Measuring CSR has evolved since the launch of the CSR Bill in 2013—from checking the condition...

Toxic Masculinity in Bollywood Movies

One of the first scenes in this year's superhit film Kabir Singh shows the titular character (portrayed by Shahid Kapoor) threatening a woman at knife-point to undress, so he can have sex with her. Worse, the scene is played for laughs. It's a classic example of the ever-present toxic masculinity in Bollywood movies, which...
Pearl Tiwari

GRI, Ambuja Cement Foundation explore integral role women play in achieving all 17 SDGs

While SDG 5 is focused on gender equality, women are integral to each of the 17 proposed SDGs. However, few development initiatives lay focus on the participation of women as an initial effort towards inclusive development and this needs to be accelerated much more if SDGs are to be met within India. It is...

Orange The World – Indians Participating in Activism Against Gender Based Violence

The rapists and murderers of recently killed veterinarian doctor from Hyderabad were shot dead in a police encounter by the Telangana Police on December 6, 2019. While the city is celebrating the deaths of these criminals, the Unnao rape survivor is still fighting for her life in the hospital after being set ablaze, a...

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