November 23, 2016 Shaifalika Panda, Chief of CSR, Indian Metal & Ferro Alloys (IMFA), and CEO, Bansidhar & Ila Panda Foundation (BIPF), says that companies should realign their CSR agenda to meet the contemporary challenges. Shaifalika talks to Ashok Kumar for the Social Philanthropy Series on All India Radio's FM Rainbow channel. Excerpts from the interview:
November 23, 2016 Congress leader and Sanjay Dutt's sister Priya Dutt feels that sexual minorities and sex workers have an equal right to dignified life. In an interview to Ashok Kumar of OneWorld South Asia, Priya says that segregation of LGBTs is a dangerous trend and they should not feel caged in our society. Excerpts from the interview:
November 23, 2016 STIR education is an NGO working in India and Uganda to create a Teacher Changemaker Movement, an initiative aimed at improving education quality for the world’s poorest children. Sharath Jeevan, Founder & CEO, STIR Education, talks to OneWorld South Asia about the importance of rejuvenating the profession in developing countries. Excerpts from the interview:
November 23, 2016 Shyam Khadka, the representative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in India, believes that South Asia with its huge population load will be a driving force for global SDGs particularly from the point of poverty reduction and food security. Excerpts from an exclusive interview to OneWorld South Asia:
November 15, 2016 Globally, according to the Lancet report, people's health is improving, but progress has been far from universal.
November 15, 2016 Indonesia, India, Pakistan and Nigeria are among five countries that account for half of the unvaccinated infants and 75 per cent of the measles deaths.
November 15, 2016 The new recommendations stress the importance of animal health and access to veterinary services.
November 15, 2016 According to a latest report, the top threats to species are directly linked to human activities.
November 14, 2016 Reports on unemployment fears and an undernourished nation have failed to stroke the right kind of discourse on the subject in the media.