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
The first Earth Day was organized in 1970 by Denis Hayes bringing together 20 million Americans to demonstrate support for protection of the environment.
Nine-year-old Ridhima Pandey from Uttarakhand has filed a petition against the Government of India at National Green Tribunal (NGT) for its inaction against climate change. This has come at a time when the government is propagating environment-friendly initiatives to combat climate change
The World Health Day, observed annually on 7th April, under the leadership of World Health Organisation (WHO) recognizes and spreads awareness about the issues related to global health.
“Sport has become a world language, a common denominator that breaks down all the walls, all the barriers.
World TB (Tuberclosis) Day is observed on 24th March every year to raise awareness about the harmful effects of TB and promote efforts to eradicate it completely from the world.
The United Nations General Assembly on November 28th, 2012 passed a resolution to observe 21st March as the International Day of Forests. Forests cover more than 30 per cent of the world’s landmass providing food, fiber, water and medicines to billions of people.
The earliest observance of Women’s day was held on February 28, 1909 in New York. It was in 1914 when the International Women’s Day was observed on 8th March. Since then it is celebrated every year on 8th March
Stigma and discrimination damage people and fragment societies- people should never have to suffer in fear and darkness. – Michel Sidibe’ Executive Director UNAIDS
The world is currently under threat due to adverse effects of climate change. The Paris Climate Change Agreement in 2015 was the first instance when global leaders and nations came together to fight against global warming.
World Social Justice Day is observed annually on 20th February for promoting efforts to tackle global issues such as poverty, unemployment, gender equality and exclusion to create an equitable society for all.