Point of view
Paromita Chowdhury, Apr 17, 2018
In parts of India, mental illness is feared – families worry about the financial burden involved in taking care of individuals who are perceived to not be able to work. Paromita Chowdhury, Programme Officer of OAK Foundation shares Shampa's incredible journey overcoming these barriers.
International Fund for Agricultural Development
Antonio Rota, Apr 16, 2018
Antonio Rota has more than 30 years’ experience working with livestock in the rural development sector. He will be participating in a national conference on developing a vibrant goat sector in India, 16-17 April 2018. Read his full interview here.
Government of India
Dr Harsh Vardhan, Apr 11, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inspired people to make Clean India a mass movement. Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change and Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Science writes.
Paula Mariwala and Radhika Shah, Apr 05, 2018
The numbers of women entrepreneurs around the world are growing and a transformation is on its way – expect this way of doing business as unusual will soon be the norm. Paula Mariwala and Radhika Shah share.
V R Ferose, Apr 02, 2018
How do we use words to address People with Disabilities (PWD)? Does the word have an impact on how we view them in our society? There has been widespread discussion to change the word “People With Disabilities” to “Specially Abled People” or “Differently Abled People.” On World Autism Awareness Day, Senior Vice President & Head of Globalization Services of SAP SE, V R Ferose shares his views.
Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro, Apr 01, 2018
Social change is complex and dynamic, one doesn’t get there working within linear relationships between input and outcomes or addressing only one issue and not the other. Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro, President and CEO of Global Fund for Women writes.
António Guterres, Mar 08, 2018
There is ample evidence that investing in women is the most effective way to lift communities, companies, and even countries. Women’s participation makes peace agreements stronger, societies more resilient and economies more vigorous.
Clement Chauvet, Mar 09, 2018
For the continuum that spans education, skills, jobs onto economic growth, information is going to be the pathway to empowerment. Clément Chauvet, Chief, Skills and Business Development at UNDP in India illustrates.
Bahar Dutt, Mar 03, 2018
The term human-wildlife conflict seems to create the illusion of humans on one side and animals on the other, in a boxing match like situation fighting for common resources. The truth, especially in a country like India where biodiversity thrives amidst human-dominated landscapes, is far away from this imagery. Award-winning environment journalist Bahar Dutt explains.
Mrinalini Santhanam, Jan 31, 2018
The woman who toiled for two decades to realise her dream of building a hospital for the needy, is now the recipient of Padma Shri award. Meet Subhasini Mistry, she is living proof that one does not need to be young, rich or educated to be an achiever, but that immense hard work and the audacity of hope can go a long way. She was also one among the 12 winners of Women Transforming India Awards in 2017.
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