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Dr Ranjana Kumari named in the 100 most influential people

Jun 10, 2019 02:50 PM Dr Ranjana Kumari has been included among the 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy for 2019.

Dr Huz conferred with National Gaurav Award 2018

Jan 01, 2019 06:00 AM Dr Huz has been recognized for his efforts and work done through Wockhardt Foundation.

Dr Huz conferred with National Gaurav Award 2018

Dec 31, 2018 11:44 AM Dr Huz has been recognized for his efforts and work done through Wockhardt Foundation.

Indus seeks to marry sustainability and profitability: Dr Ajay Mathur

May 31, 2018 01:45 PM The recycling of textiles is a big business in India but to make it of global quality is a challenge which if addressed could go usher in sustainability both for businesses and the nation, says Dr Ajay Mathur of TERI.

Development sector needs to explore retail giving space: CAF CEO

May 08, 2018 02:55 PM Innovation by way of partnerships and business solutions is the need of hour, says Meenakshi Batra, CEO of Charities Aid Foundation (CAF).

Bidisha Pillai appointed new CEO of Save the Children

Apr 30, 2018 01:05 PM Bidisha Pillai who took over from the outgoing CEO Thomas Chandy has been working in the development sector for more than 20 years.

Amitabh Behar appointed CEO of Oxfam India

Apr 03, 2018 07:12 AM From today, he will succeed Nisha Agrawal, who was the founding CEO of Oxfam India and headed the organisation since March 2008

India has one of the highest out-of-pocket healthcare expenditures: Mohini Singh

Feb 15, 2018 03:45 PM Due to excessive out-of-pocket spending on healthcare, a massive 63 million people in India face poverty every year, says Mohini Daljeet Singh, CEO of Max India Foundation.

Empowered women bring more bucks to society: Yassmin

May 22, 2017 12:55 PM Renowned Muslim activist and author Yassmin Abdel-Magied feels that progress of women translates into prosperity for everyone.

Empowered women bring more bucks to society: Yassmin

May 22, 2017 12:46 PM Renowned Muslim activist and author Yassmin Abdel-Magied feels that progress of women translates into prosperity for everyone.

Keshav Desiraju takes over as new PFI chairperson

Mar 07, 2017 05:48 AM Population Foundation of India has appointed Keshav Desiraju as its new chairperson.

Empowerment of widows crucial part of SDGs: Cheri Blair

Jan 03, 2017 07:00 AM For Cheri Blair, former first lady of the United Kingdom, the challenges for widowhood are universal and global.

Pakistan army uses rape as a tool of oppression: Naela Qadri Baloch

Dec 28, 2016 11:10 AM Baloch nationalist leader Naela Qadri Baloch, who lives in self-exile in Canada, believes that women should learn to defend themselves even by arming themselves. According to her Balochistan is the worst example of women suppression.

India needs to prioritise men’s participation in family planning

Nov 23, 2016 07:35 AM Increasing male participation, key to India’s family planning programme, writes Poonam Muttreja, Executive Director, PFI.

Let’s focus on girls for more than just one day in a year

Oct 14, 2016 11:20 AM What would the world look like if girls were equal to boys? This year’s International Day of the Girl provides a tantalizing glimpse of the change we want to see, writes Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen, CEO, Plan International.

Huzaifa’s efforts for transforming human lives recognised

Sep 15, 2016 06:48 AM Dr Huzaifa Khorakiwala has been conferred with International Business Federation- India Top award for efforts made in transforming human lives.

Trafficking is a hidden crime, curb it: Graduate Women International

Jul 28, 2016 09:35 AM Urging the world leaders to end modern slavery, Graduate Women International says that women and girls who have been trafficked are subjected to extreme violence.
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It was tough to convince rural people to buy water: Safe Water Network

Jul 07, 2016 11:10 AM Safe Water Network (SWN) is a not-for-profit working towards sustainable and economically-viable solutions to bring safe drinking water to the quality-affected regions in rural India and Ghana. Ravindra Sewak and Poonam Sewak, anchors of SWN, talk to OneWorld South Asia about the need of providing quality water with a certain price tag. Excerpts from the interview:
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Kailash Satyarthi to preside over Nobel Peace Prize Forum

Jun 13, 2016 07:55 AM Satyarthi becomes the first Indian to preside over the Nobel Peace Prize Forum as he gets global support to achieve his vision of a child-friendly world.

Indian President confers Padma Shri on Akshya Patra chairman

Apr 14, 2016 05:04 AM Akshaya Patra partners with the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and various State Governments as one of the admired Public Private Partnerships in education and child welfare.

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