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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...

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...
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...

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...

Gear up to fight Anaemia through Iron Deficiency awareness

Women’s health in India is grappling, as India is home to one of the largest numbers of iron-deficiency women in the world, and more than half (51%) of all women of reproductive age having Anaemia. According to a study published in the medical journal BMJ Global Health, Improving women’s education of iron deficiency can be...

Orange the World – Top 8 Feminist Books Everyone Must Read

What does the F word mean to you? If this question makes you confused or -- worse -- draws a blank, you haven't really given feminism a thought. We are currently experiencing fifth-wave feminism, and if you haven't figured out what feminism means to you, you're the kid learning the alphabet while your classmates...

Orange The World – Consequences of Violence Against Women

According to a report by Thomson Reuters Foundation, India is the most dangerous place in the world to be a woman in. It is a shame to recognize that even war-torn countries such as Afghanistan and Syria are faring better than us. Gender-based violence is one of the biggest hurdles which is holding India back...

We are working with 3.75 lakh children and young people: Jayant Rastogi, Global CEO, Magic Bus

Founded by Matthew Spacie in 1999, Magic Bus is one of the largest poverty alleviation programmes in India, working with more than 375,000 children and young people in 22 states and 77 districts of India. The organization equips children and young people in the age group of 12 to 18, with the skills and...

Orange The World – Women Need To Help Other Women

Women have always been portrayed as their own enemy. Owing to the patriarchal upbringing, they always had to fight for their rights, often against other women. Not only has this made the women cynical towards other women, but also competitive. Women empowerment is an important factor in the development of any nation. In order to...

Orange the World – Rape Culture Prevalent In Offices

Are you encouraging the rape culture at your workplace by being a silent bystander? For the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, from 25 November to 10 December, and under the umbrella of the Generation Equality campaign, UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE by 2030 to End Violence against Women campaign is calling upon people from...

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