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Open defecation- A threat to women’s safety, health, and dignity

A threat to life and safety while going out for open defecation, reduction in food and water intake practices to minimize the need to exit the home to use toilets, in addition to the humiliation of relieving oneself in the open, fear of being harassed, experiencing violence and the psychosocial stress.   Two young girls [...]

By | May 30th, 2018|Press|0 Comments

It’s time we focus on women’s access to better sanitation facilities

In 2014, the rape and murder of two minor girls in the small village of Badaun, U.P., shook the nation. Apart from the shocking state of women’s safety in India, this tragedy also highlighted an issue that millions of other women in the country are facing – lack of proper sanitation and access to toilets. [...]

By | March 15th, 2018|Press|0 Comments

Gender parity takes centre stage at AIPC discourse

(UNI) Expressing concern over gender parity indicators and grave challenges faced by women on health, safety, sanitation and employability, the All India Professionals Congress(AIPC) on Tuesday convened a discourse here titled 'Women First' at its flagship edition Straight Talk. Vice-President, AIPC (South Delhi) Dr Soumitro Chakraborty said, "The talk series intends to discuss social, political [...]

By | March 15th, 2018|Press|0 Comments

Tackling the Nicotine Threat – World No Tabacco Day 31st May 2017

Tackling the Nicotine Threat About 6 million people die from tobacco use every year, and it is expected that by 2030 the figure will grow. This calls for a concerted effort with clear emphasis on highlighting the awareness of the impact associated with tobacco use. Unlike the handsome Marlboro models scouted and decked out by [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Press|0 Comments

Make SMEs CSR Compliant to Overcome Challenges

With the remarkable development of SMEs in various sectors like Food Processing, E-commerce, Textile, Pharmaceutical, Automotive, Energy, Supply Chain, Retail, IT and Service sectors, the Indian economy is expected to grow by 8% per annum by 2020 thereby making it the largest economy in the world by 2050. The SMEs contribute towards the holistic and [...]

By | April 15th, 2017|Press|0 Comments

Corporate mantra for responsible growth

The Indian economy has shown stable growth over the past few years, despite social challenges. The enforcement of the Corporate Social Responsibility law has successfully encouraged businesses to contribute towards social imperatives which are listed in Schedule VII of the Companies Act, 2013. Recently the Corporate Affairs Ministry highlighted that more than 12,000 companies have [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|Press|0 Comments

Fiinovation: Assessment Studies for Mytrah Energy at Anantapur, AP

New Delhi, Delhi, India, 06 January 2017/Businesswire India//– For assistance in corporate social responsibility initiatives, Mytrah Energy (India) Pvt. Ltd., which is one of the largest independent power producers in renewable energy sector, collaborated with Fiinovation, a global CSR consulting company, to carry out an in-depth research on the community needs at Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh. This [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Press|0 Comments