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Suma Ravi

Our goals are aligned with the SDGs: Suma Ravi, Regional Director (South), CRY

Suma Ravi belongs to that rare breed of business graduates who chose to work in the non-profit sector rather than the corporate field, way before it became a lucrative career choice. A Business Management graduate from XLRI, Suma has worked for several years in the market research industry as a qualitative researcher – in...
human trafficking

CSR: Hospitality Industry Fighting Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking is a hidden crime, where a person is acquired in an improper method by force, threat or deception. UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has defined human trafficking as, “Trafficking in persons shall mean the recruitment, trans­portation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of...
Artwork by Jasjyot Singh Hans

CSR: Join the Body Positivity movement

To anybody who has ever denied the beauty of a full-bodied woman, artist Jasjyot Singh Hans’ work will have you eat all your words and your preconceived notions about beauty standards. It was immediately after finishing his course in Animation Film Design at the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, that animator and illustrator Jasjyot...
environment sustainability and women empowerment

CSR: Empowering Women for Environmental Sustainability

Gender bias is ingrained globally in the cultures, economies, political and social institutions. Women are subject to prejudice, stereotypes, discrimination and abuse, causing them to not meet their potential in the process of decision making in society. This inequality raises a lot of moral questions. However, it also pushes the goal of achieving environmental...
Girl Child CRY

Star Suvarna Joins Hands with CRY to Support Girl Child Education

Star Suvarna, one of the leading entertainment Kannada channel join hands with Child Rights and You (CRY) to support girl child education. The channel is going a step ahead by focusing on gender bias through their new TV show Mounaraga. The program is an upcoming fiction show which speaks about gender equality and voices out against...
Rise Up

Rise Up – New Rap Anthem on National Day of the Girl Child

Bharosa khudpe kar Lagega chota darr Jitni bhi zimmedari chaiye lele khudke sirr Naye daur ki suno yeh baat nayi Ladki ke haath kamiyabi tab aayegi Jab ladki haath se nikal jaayegi ... Raps Dee MC (of No More Limits fame) as Dance Plus star Simi Talsania moves to the beat of Rise Up. The empowering end lyrics...
budget

Expectations for child welfare from Union Budget 2019

By Anuja Bansal, Secretary General, SOS Children’s Villages of India The social development sector is looking forward to the Union Budget 2019-20. There should be a separate Care programme extended to children who do not receive adequate parental care in India. This is extremely crucial towards protecting the rights of these children who are most...
Swara Bhaskarvideo

Bollywood celebs discuss #MeToo movement

Actress Swara Bhaskar has revealed she was sexually harassed by a director but it took her nearly six to eight years to realise what had happened as the culture doesn't teach women to recognise predatory behaviour. Swara was speaking at a panel discussion on the life of Harvey Weinstein at &PrivéHD’s Prive Soiree on January...
Viacubs daycare facility for children of Viacom18 employees

CSR: Companies in India motivating working mothers

A handful of companies in India are doing their bit in retaining and motivating the female workforce during an important phase in the life of a woman: motherhood. It may be the Vahini program, Employee Assistance Programme, Parents at work Programme of Accenture or Stock Parking, Daycare Support Program at Flipkart, Mums at Work...
financial inclusion

CSR: Progress in India on financial inclusion

India has achieved significant progress on the financial inclusion of both women and men over the past six years. The number of bank accounts has more than doubled, and the number of bank accounts held by women has almost tripled. Several initiatives have succeeded by addressing pull and push factors simultaneously, as well as opportunities...
Amway India Celebrates Louis Braille Day

Amway celebrates Louis Braille Day in collaboration with All India Confederation of the Blind

Amway India celebrated the 210th birth anniversary of Louis Braille with its 11 NGO partners for the eleventh consecutive year by organizing myriad initiatives. In Gurugram, the company inaugurated the refurbished computer training centre for the visually impaired by upgrading the equipment and accessories and provided braille books for the school library to further...
Ashwini Ponappa with CRY Kids

Swinging a Racket for a Change

The cause of children has found its voice through the luminaries in the badminton field. Child Rights and You (CRY) with Premier Badminton league organized an event  for 50 underprivileged children from their project areas. The children not only got an opportunity to meet the players but also engage in friendly games with some...

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