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Fearless Women Run at Midnight To Reclaim Their Freedom

In 1966, James Brown sang “It’s a man’s man’s world”, and while the man was a lyrical genius, United Sisters Foundation organised the 5 kilometers Reebok Fearless Run in association with Mumbai Police at the Asiatic Library, Horniman Circle, Mumbai to remind the world that it is no longer 1966, and we are here to inspire change. The REEBOK FEARLESS! RUN is...
CISCO partner Anudip

CSR project trained 85,000 women and youth to build careers in tech

Unemployment remains high, particularly among educated rural youth, approximately 100 million of whom are jobless or underemployed, meaning they are overqualified for the positions they hold. Buddhadev Mondal was one of these youth. Growing up in the state of West Bengal as the son of a tea-stall owner, Mondal had big plans. “I always dreamt...
Cinepolis hosts film screening for kids

Cinépolis hosts a movie screening for 4700 underprivileged kids

Cinépolis organised a special movie screening in association with Round Table India for underprivileged kids. This initiative is part of Cinépolis’s endeavour to change the lives of young children for the better. This year, Cinépolis treated over 4700 underprivileged children by screening the action sci-fi thriller 2.0 at Cinépolis cinemas across 18 cities. Javier Sotomayor,...
pepper spray

CSR: Why Women In India Should Carry Pepper Spray

“I was just walking on the beach, minding my own business. I wouldn’t have even noticed him if he hadn’t called out to me to make a lewd comment,” said a woman who was eve teased on a popular beach in Goa. The woman (who prefers to remain anonymous) was on a weekend trip...
Umeed 1000 cyclothon

RBL Bank and IIMA Alumni flags off the 5th edition of ‘Umeed 1000’ Cyclothon

In a step towards promoting education for under-privileged girl children, RBL Bank flagged off the fifth edition of ‘Umeed 1000’ - a 1000 km Cyclothon in Mumbai. The team will ride from Mumbai to Bengaluru to raise awareness and funds for the education of less privileged girl children. The Cyclothon was flagged off by...
Canon India celebrating Children's Day

Canon India Marks Month Long Children’s Day Celebrations

Staying true to its corporate philosophy of ‘Kyosei’ - living and working together for the common good, Canon India, marked the month of November dedicated to Children’s Day celebrations. With an aim to further strengthen its dedication towards the children of the nation, the imaging marvel organised various initiatives across their adopted villages through...
mary kom wins sixth gold medal

CSR: Mary Kom Won Sixth Gold Medal In Women’s World Boxing Championship

Mary Kom wins Gold at the World Championships. This headline has become normal over the course of Mary Kom’s career. She has a knack of winning gold medals at World Championships and no wonder this is her sixth one! She whitewashed her Ukrainian opponent Hanna Okhota 5-0 in the 48-kg category to tie with the...
innovative child focused programs

CSR: Child focused programs lead the way

These initiatives are made special by their focus on child participation in governance, capacity building of children, redesigning the long-term development plans through a child lens and priority budgeting and expenditure by the government on issues identified by or important for children. As per the findings of the report, ‘Forgotten voices: The world of...
child labour in India

CSR: Framework For Ending Child Labour In India

Ending child labour requires a coming together of efforts, which address a wide spectrum of issues – economic, social, cultural and legal – that contribute to vulnerability and enable abuses. There are no one-size-fits-all solutions. It is nonetheless possible to identify some overarching regional policy priorities. Expand access to free, quality public education Education helps break...
My choice - women empowerment

CSR: Women Are Women’s Worst Enemies

According to a study, women are their own worst enemies. The narrative is widely accepted. The behavioural traits of women around female issues are often deterrent to women empowerment. In a patriarchal society like India, women are traditionally brought up to take up a supporting role in the household. Since this is the way the...
bridging the gender gap

Bridging The Gender Gap

Feminism has never been about getting a job for one woman. It's about making life fairer for women everywhere. It's not about a piece of the existing pie; there are too many of us for that. It's about baking a new pie ― Gloria Steinem Gender inequality is not only a pressing moral and social issue but...
Renew Power donates rice

ReNew Power Employees Donate 20000 Kgs of Rice To Feed The Underprivileged

The employees of ReNew Power Limited, through an internal donation drive, have successfully collected 20,000 Kgs of rice. The entire amount will be handed over to ReNew’s NGO partners who will use this to arrange 2 lakh meals for people from underprivileged sections. This is the outcome of an employee driven initiative at ReNew Power,...
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