Gauri like many others of her age is compelled to beg on the streets of Connaught place in Delhi. In tattered clothes, dirt smeared face, she runs to every car at the signal begging for money. On a good day she earns around Rs 50 to buy one-time meal. Children like Gauri are seen across cities in In
The viral picture of a manual scavenger’s son attending his father’s funeral during the month of September 2018, reignited the debate and woke us from our slumber about the plight of manual scavengers in our country. Since 2017, 1 person has died every 5 days across the country as analysed by Na
Indian Agriculture sector continue to remain shabby for the economic growth of India. Although, the rising demand of food in domestic and global markets can create huge possibilities, small and declining land holding, price volatility, soil degradation and climate risks continue to trouble the farme
The term CSR or Corporate Social responsibility became widely popular in the year 1960 in India. It refers to a business practice that includes integrating social and environmental concerns in business operations and interactions with their stakeholders. The CSR implementation in India is generally
A tailor-made Monitoring and Evaluation framework forms one of the foremost components leading to the successful implementation of any project activity. Prior to suggesting tips for the implementation of Monitoring and evaluation in CSR activities, understanding the meaning of both monitoring and ev
62% women in the age group of 15-24 year still rely on a cloth during periods which is often reused. Further, 88% of women in India sometimes resort to using ashes, newspapers, dried leaves and husk sand to aid absorption which increases the chances of women to get reproductive tract infections.
The World Health Organization was founded on the principle that every individual should be able to realize their right to the highest level of health. Therefore providing the facility of health to every individual became its guiding mantra for more than seven decades now. Keeping this trend alive th
With the growing Industrialization and competition, the main aim of any capitalist economy is to maximise its profit. But recently, the practice of CSR is gaining traction in both theory and practice. CSR in developing countries like India has played a significant role as the majority of the populat
It is scary to wake up to news that talks about your city heading towards a Day Zero. Predictions and analysis of the water crisis in Bangalore paints a very grim picture. A recent study by the Down to Earth magazine published by the CSE shows ‘at least 200 cities across the world are facing a sev
International Women’s day is observed on the 8th March to value women and men’s contribution equally and create a comprehensive culture. The United Nations Charter in 1945, signed the first international agreement to affirm the principle of equality between women and men.
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All about World Cancer Day on 4th February
World Cancer Day is observed across the globe to support the goals of the World Cancer Declaration, written in 2008. The initiative aimed at battling cancer is a global event formulated by Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), which combines leadin
HIV/AIDS, a global epidemic that first hit in 1980s, has had scientific community at its wit’s end since then. Since its discovery, HIV/AIDS has claimed more than 35 million lives. In spite of years of research, the epidemic remains incurable.