Ismat Chughtai

CSR: Ismat Chughtai, The Indian Feminist You Don’t Hear About

If today’s Google Doodle is the only reason the name Ismat Chughtai rings a bell, either you’ve been living under a rock or have myopia when it comes to literature. She was amongst one of the most accomplished and progressive Urdu fiction writers of the 20th century, whose writings were bold, fierce and stunningly...

Spark Minda collaborates with Yerwada Central Prison to provide skills and livelihood for female inmates

Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group has collaborated with Yerwada Central Prison, Pune for installing and setting up a manufacturing automotive lockset sub-assembly unit at female prison inside jail premises. Setting up of automotive lock parts in jail will facilitate female inmates to earn basic livelihood and learn skill sets required in manufacturing and finishing...

UNDP Collaborates With The CSR Journal

The CSR Journal, Ultimate Energy Resource Pvt. Ltd. and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) join hands for RPL Skill Training Programme and Entrepreneurs Capacity Development of Women in the State of Maharashtra. The CSR Journal (www.thecsrjournal.in) is proud to associate with UNDP, UERPL and concerned sector skill councils on this women’s empowerment project. UNDP works...
Independence Day 15-8-218

क्या सचमुच आजाद हुए है हम?

आज १५ अगस्त है। हमारे देश को आजाद हुए पुरे ७१ वर्ष हो गए। पुरा हिंदुस्तान आजादी का जश्न मना रहा है। जगह-जगह तिरंगा फहराया जाएगा। देशभक्ति के गीत गाए जाएंगे। चारो और हरा और केसरिया रंग फैला नजर आएगा। दफ्तरों, स्कूलो में छुट्टी और टेलिविजन पर देशभक्ति से ओत-पोत कार्यक्रमो और फिल्मों की भरमार होगी।...

Save The Children, WATConsult & Snapdeal partner to highlight child trafficking

Human Trafficking has been dubbed as the third largest crime in the world and India is no stranger to this unfortunate practice. This International Day Against Trafficking in Persons, Save The Children has entered into a partnership with WATConsult, the digital and social media agency from Dentsu Aegis Network India, and Snapdeal to create...
Sex Selection drugs in India

CSR: Use Of Sex Selection Drugs In India

According to NITI Aayog, there are 940 females for every 1000 males in India. The ratio hasn’t change much in the last 10 years. India is a patriarchal society where people go to extreme lengths to have a male child. The sex ratio for children in 0-6 years has reached alarming levels. There are...
Neel on Wheels

Books Portray Children With Disabilities In Their Stories

Hundreds of new titles are published each year for children in India, but only a handful of children's books feature a differently-abled character in the story. And books which realistically portray disability are rare. In November 2016, Parag (a Tata Trusts initiative), Vidya Sagar School Chennai and Duckbill Books, introduced a contest to address the...
Deoria (UP) Shelter Home Shocker

शेल्टर होम या हेल होम…… हम फिर भी खामोश रहेंगे!

अभी बिहार शेल्टर होम में मासूम अनाथ बच्चियों के साथ अमानवीय तरीके से बलात्कार का मामला सामने आया ही था कि उत्तर प्रदेश ने भी उस रेस में शामील होने का फैसला कर लिया। जी हाँ, उत्तर प्रदेश के देवरिया जिले में स्थित एक शेल्टर होम में भी अनाथ लड़कियों से वेश्यावृत्ति कराए जाने की रिपोर्ट सामने आई है।...
Bridgestone India and FICCI

Bridgestone India Joins Hands with FICCI FLO Pune to Advance the Cause of Women’s Empowerment

Bridgestone India announced a new partnership with FICCI FLO Pune to introduce initiatives focused on Women’s Empowerment. The initiatives will provide opportunities for financial independence to the women of Pune. Another reason for Bridgestone to emphasize on this issue is to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal No. 5 of ‘Achieving Gender Equality...
work-life balance

CSR: Work-Life Balance In India V/s the Western Countries

Work-life balance in India is like a dream that has never come true. In the metro cities of India, where people often end up commuting for 6 hours a day and then work for another 8-9 hours, work acquaintances are more privileged than families. Even if the commute is not too extensive, the competition...
Kids gifting painting to Dia Mirza at Save the children Aadhaar card camp

CSR: Identity & Equal Rights For Street Children

85,000 children are living and working on the streets in India representing 1.25% of the total child population, found a 2016 five-city survey titled ‘Life on the Streets’. This indicates that there are a staggering 2 million children on the streets of India living in abject deprivation of the most basic rights. The study...
Girls fear facing harassment

78% girls fear being shunned by society after harassment

A new study reveals the extent of daily harassment feared by girls in India in public spaces, including being subjected to lewd comments, inappropriate touching and other forms of sexual assault. This lack of safety in public spaces not only violates the girls’ right to security and mobility, but also leads to violation of...

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