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CSR News: Women Prosper Initiative Empowering the Rural Women

Global Economy has been plummeting since last year because of trade wars, protectionist policies as well as fluctuation in oil prices. Adding to this, the Coronavirus outbreak has led the stock markets across the world to crash drastically, leaving the industry, workforce as well as the citizens in huge worry. The revival of the economy...
Child Sexual Abuse

Fujifilm India Reinforces Commitment to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

Children are the future of our country. Their health, happiness and safety are of utmost importance. The government of India is taking various measures to ensure that children feel safe, get the best of education and are not exploited. The recently amended POCSO Act has brought many activities under the ambit of law and...
An Odissi dance performance held on International Women's Day in India

Highlights of Women’s Day in India

The celebration of International Women's Day in India spanned every corporate and cultural hotspot, with curated dance performances, stage shows and talks throwing light on the 2020 theme #Eachforequal. There are too many events to cover in detail, so The CSR Journal is presenting a gist of the ones that caught our attention. Women's Day...
International Women's Day 2020

International Women’s Day 2020 – #EachforEqual

Why Women's Day is celebrated? It is 2020 and you would be shocked to know the number of countries who have achieved Gender Equality - 0. On every continent, there are countries where women are denied basic rights like education and healthcare. There are countries where women are married off at an early age against...
Father and Baby

Men and Women are NOT Equal. Period. (Pun Intended)

“Chums”, “that time of the month”, “monthly” (!), aunty-ji, “unwell” - the list is unending! Almost every school, every city and every family has a code name for periods. While the colours of blue and pink are attributed to the two genders at the baby shower parties even before they are born, the actual...
Habitat for Humanity - Building Homes

CSR News: Safe and Affordable Housing For Empowering Women

Safe and Affordable housing is a primary concern for women’s safety. It is vital to ensure this in order to uplift their lives and empower them. Habitat for Humanity International, Lowe’s and approximately 6,000 women volunteers will unite in more than 235 communities in the United States, India and Canada for International Women Build Week, March 1-8, to highlight the...
Zero Discrimination Day, 2020

Zero Discrimination Day 2020: Unity in Diversity

1st March is celebrated as Zero Discrimination Day all around the world to promote diversity and recognize that everyone counts. Butterfly has been accepted as the symbol for this day. It is celebrated by the United Nations and other international organizations with an aim to recognize and celebrate everyone’s right to live a life...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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