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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...

CSR Spreads Christmas Cheer in India

Christmas is a time to be with family and friends, to enjoy good food and be creative with presents. It's also a time to spread cheer among those who may not be as privileged as you and me. Corporate Social Responsibility in India is a wonderful opportunity for companies to bring the spirit of...

Rethinking Government School Education – A Transformation in The Making

Schools are the foundation for children to acquire knowledge and develop a personality. Inclusive and holistic growth of a child relies on various factors, even at the school level. For improved learning outcomes, a promising environment and method of teaching and learning have to be inculcated. Infrastructure, availability of space, learning methodology, availability of...

Top 5 Nonprofits in India for Education and Skill Development of Orphaned and Vulnerable Children

Nonprofits in India for education and skill development have a gargantuan task laid out for them. Education is of utmost importance among parents who are concerned for their children’s future. Then there are children who unfortunately don’t have parents and are deprived of basic essentials and cannot afford education for a stable future. Fortunately, there...

CSR Arm of SOBHA Organises Dowry-Free Weddings

Despite the Indian Parliament having passed strict laws against the evil practice, thousands of young women continue to be murdered each year across the country, in the name of dowry. Dowry Prohibition Act In 1961, barely 11 years after the adoption of the Indian Constitution, the Indian Parliament passed its first legislation against dowry in the...

CSR News: Tata Power launches Maharashtra’s 1st All Women Dairy Enterprise

India’s milk production stands at 176.4 million tonnes today. This has been majorly contributed by the women of the country who make up a share of more than 75 per cent in animal husbandry operations like feeding, milking and sale of milk. With an intent to empower women, Tata Power has supported the establishment...

Bhubaneswar Transforming into Child-Friendly City: Rushda Majeed, Representative of India, BvLF

Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF) is an independent foundation working worldwide to inspire and inform large scale action to improve the health and well-being of babies, toddlers and the people who care for them. The foundation identifies bold leaders from diverse backgrounds and supports them and their teams to take large-scale action. Over the last...

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...

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