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Indus seeks to marry sustainability and profitability: Dr Ajay Mathur

May 31, 2018 07:15 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 08:25 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 06:35 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 12:42 PM 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 09:15 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 06:25 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 06:16 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 11:18 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 12:30 PM 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 04:40 PM 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 01:05 PM 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 04:50 PM 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 12:18 PM 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 03:05 PM 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 04:40 PM 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 01:25 PM 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 10:34 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.

Domestic violence cuts across all socio economic classes: Sonali Khan

Mar 11, 2016 12:45 PM To change deep-rooted norms, working with boys and men is essential, believes social activist Sonali Khan.

Former Danish Prime Minister appointed as the new CEO of Save the Children International

Jan 19, 2016 05:05 PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt is all set to replace Jasmine Whitbread, as the new head of the independent children's charity organisation.

Environmentalist Dr Ashok Khosla gets ‘Smart green social change Award’

Dec 10, 2015 03:01 PM Khosla gets the award for his contribution to the smart and affordable housing projects in India.

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