The second key strategy for addressing child marriage is to identify and sensitize gatekeepers or key decision-makers within the family and community that often determine the fate of these girls. Meticulous implementation of birth and marriage registrations ... India Infoline, 2 months ago
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Capitalism loves its Cheshire cat's grin. Cloaked in angelic vestments is a devil that chases greed and calls it good. It is thus easy to picture a corporate office, any given weekday. Cubicled on a strict principle of rank and file, emblazoned by ...New Indian Express, 5 days ago
Water and sanitation problems have reached boiling point: children are dying unnecessarily at the rate of 20 jumbo jets crashing every single day. ~ Ravi Narayana, a health activist The importance of proper sanitation facilities for a healthy ...The Statesman, 1 week ago
As the customer entered her room, the 14-year-old's mother pushed a cassette into the tape recorder and turned the volume up. Before leaving, she looked at the teenager and warned: Do not shout or cry, even if it hurts. The room in one of ...Livemint.com, 2 weeks ago
By | Al Jazeera Katra Saadatganj,Badaun, India - On Sunday afternoon, a group of women teased each other over who would be the first to use the new toilets constructed in their village in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. They picked on Neetu ...Yahoo! Maktoob News, 2 weeks ago
Pune: During the holy month of Shravan, devout Hindus abstain from consuming liquor which always creates chilling effect on the sales of liquor in the city. With the holy month of Shravan coming to an end on Monday (Aug 25), the liquor shops in the ...Sakaal Times, 3 weeks ago
Aid , Asia-Pacific , Democracy , Development & Aid , Economy & Trade , Editors' Choice , Education , Featured , Food & Agriculture , Gender , Gender Violence , Global Governance , Headlines , Health , Human Rights , Population , Poverty & MDGs , ...Inter Press Service, 4 weeks ago
India has seen unprecedented economic development over the past two decades. As the economy has grown, so has personal wealth and the desire by many successful individuals to give something back to a society where millions remain in poverty. At the ...Livemint.com, 1 month ago
Rainmakers, changemakers and social capitalists: inspiring stories of 20 social entrepreneurs in India
There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who think, and those who feel. For too long now, we the middle class of India have chosen to be thinkers. We have deadened our hearts and minds to the poor, the hungry the homeless and the ...Yourstory.in, 1 month ago
A former investment banking couple explains why NGOs and philanthropists need to sit down and chat once in a while At the turn of the century, as it is now, quitting a promising investment banking career at 24 to start an NGO in India was ...Outlookbusiness.com, 1 month ago
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