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CSR News: Fujifilm India works to Make India FREE from Child Sexual Abuse

Fujifilm India Private Limited has announced their partnership with Parwarish Cares Foundation, an NGO committed towards the welfare of children and women to sensitize children around the prevalent yet ignored issue of child sexual abuse in the society. Through an engaging #AaoBaatKarein campaign that has been crafted by Parwarish Cares Foundation, both Fujifilm India...
National Deworming Day

India observing National Deworming Day

February 10 and August 10 are observed as the National Deworming Days (NDD) in India every year since 2015. It was initiated by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in order to work towards eradicating intestinal worms also known as Soil-Transmitted Helminths (STH), among children in the age group of 1-19 years. NDD is the largest public health program implemented on...
Indian women pushing the boundaries of science

Top 5 Indian Women Pushing Boundaries in Science: International Day of Women and Girls in Science

While we know about the priceless contribution of great scientists like C. V. Raman, Dr. Homi Bhabha and Abdul Kalam, many of us are unaware of the contributions of Indian women pushing boundaries in science. The Indian government has made efforts to make science and tech institutes more inclusive, yet women and girls continue to...
Women Working

India Ranks 117th in Women, Business and the Law 2020 Report

A country can never achieve its full potential without the equal participation of women and men. Achieving gender equality is not only the right thing to do but it is also good for a country’s economic growth and development. However, this does not always materialise. Gender inequality is prevailing globally. One of the major reasons...

CSR News: UPES declares 2020 as Year of Women Empowerment

The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) has announced the launch of Shakti, an initiative envisaged to empower women by implementing multiple initiatives in areas of training & development, financial aid through scholarships etc. Launched with the theme ‘Accelerating the gender equality journey: Empowering women from classroom to boardroom’, the event bought together...

Hasina Khan – Inspirational Leader for Muslim Women in India

In August 2017, the Supreme Court of India struck down the “triple talaq”—the practice whereby a Muslim man can instantaneously divorce his wife just by saying “divorce” three times. Widely regarded as a significant step forward for Muslim women in India, the decision culminated in the outlawing of the triple talaq with the passing...

National Girl Child Day 2020

National Girl Child Day is celebrated across India on January 24 every year which was started by the Government of India and the Ministry of Women and Child Development in 2008. The sex ratio at birth (SRB) in India is 896 females per 1000 males. The huge disparity in the lower number of girls is not a...

Beauty Sickness in India

Beauty sickness in India starts surprisingly early, as soon as young girls are taught that their primary form of currency in this world involves being pleasing to the eyes of others. Beauty sickness is what happens when women’s emotional energy gets so bound up with what they see in the mirror that it becomes harder...

CSR News: Pearson India partners with Akshaya Patra to donate over 1 lakh bags

Pearson India, the leading digital learning company, recently partnered with The Akshaya Patra Foundation to donate around 1 Lakh bags and pencil boxes for the underprivileged children in four cities in India. The purpose of the initiative is to make basic educational amenities accessible for children and help them pave a bright future for...

Fighting Gender Inequality Through Music: Story of Meri Zindagi Band

Andre Maurois, a French Author has said, “Art is an effort to create, beside the real world, a more humane world.” India as a country has tremendous potential to be a superpower in the near future. One of the major things that hold the country back from this is certain social norms which are highly...

Maharashtra Enables Women Leadership for Sustainable Development

Almost 70 per cent of the State’s geographical area lies in the semi-arid region, rendering it vulnerable to water scarcity. The plight of people living in these areas has been exacerbated, considering that three of the past five years have been declared as drought years by the government of Maharashtra. As a result of...

Indian NGOs celebrate the formal adoption of the 2019 Resolution on the Rights of the Child by the UN General Assembly

The Resolution on the Rights of the Child has been formally adopted by the UNGA on 18 December 2019, the resolution focuses on children without parental care – one of the world’s most vulnerable populations. Miracle Foundation, Save The Children India, SOS Children’s Villages India, Butterflies,  Udayan Care, Youth Council for Development Alternatives, Children’s Emergency Relief International, Child in Need Institute (CINI), Centre of Excellence...

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