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Tag Archives: Empowerment
The Need for Care, Companionship & Comfort for Senior Citizens in India
oday, older adults are left feeling isolated and lonely while the young grapple with family and financial struggles. Moreover, there are hardly any vetted caretaker services.
Everyday cases of robbery, extortion, deception by fraud, and even murder create general distrust in senior citizens’ safety.
What can you, as children, do when parents who looked after you can no longer do the same for themselves?”
The increasing neglect of the needs of the elderly population in India is an issue that 60Plus India is solving. Find out more in this eye-opener
The UN’s SDGs and LGBTQIA Inclusion: Are We There Yet?
Pride Month is a time to pinkwash and sell more products in support of the LGBTQIA community. It’s also when we talk about inclusivity, equality and equity as part of sustainable development while discriminating against LGBTQIA members. At least, this is what we’ve been led to believe.
On this day, the first Gay parade happened one year after the Stonewall riots. It serves as a reminder that we would be again witnessing the uprising of various minorities, fighting for their rights, which we’ve so conventionally shut out.
While we are advocating for SDG2030 on fancier and non-controversial topics, we must focus on the goals of gender equality, reduced inequalities, and striving for peace, justice and strong institutions.
It’s time to cater to universally progressive and inclusive ideas if we want the world to grow as ONE.
How Sustainable is Ecotourism in the Indian Himalayas?
If you love mountains, then NOW is the time to take action and save them. The once pristine and delicately balanced – Himalayan Mountain regions face a disturbed ecosystem caused by human-caused hazards.
Get to know how the Himalayan regions are being exploited and what we can do to address these emerging challenges and improve conditions for local communities.
Children in Need
Children are the backbone of tomorrow’s society. Every child has the right to live a fruitful, purposeful life. Yet, millions are denied this right every single day. This article delves into my experience working with distressed children. And I hope it inspires you to take more concrete action the next time you come across aContinue reading “Children in Need”
Safe Motherhood: A Study on Institutional Deliveries in Tamil Nadu
Is safe motherhood a reality in India? Or are we still struggling to preserve Maternal and Child Health?
Here’s a detailed study into Safe Motherhood in Tamil Nadu, conducted with vigorous research on the topic, in conversation with experts in the field.
The Micro-level Factors Affecting Disabilities in the Bangalore Slums
A commonly ignored pillar of sustainability is—People.
True conscious behaviour can only be achieved when there’s equitable distribution of resources. But reality rarely lives up to expectations.
With this write-up, take a peek into the problems faced by Persons with Disability.
Disability Acts in India: the On-ground Reality
While you sip your evening chai contentedly by the window, a Person with Disability (PWD) is hoping for a whiff of happiness in their tiny home.
Even though there are laws protecting the rights of PWDs in India, the situation on the ground is a far cry. From unfair education practices to rising unemployment, the prejudices keep piling up.
Find out what’s happening!
Are Indian Schools well-equipped to cater to Children with Disabilities?
For most children, education is a stepping stone to success.
For some, it’s a stone they can never seem to climb.
Will inclusive learning, in its truest form, ever be a reality in India? Are our schools well-equipped to give children the best education they deserve? Where are we going wrong?
Read this article to know more.
Throwing the Spotlight on NGOs in Rural India
Small NGOs, that are helping India inch closer to her sustainability goals, rarely get their due.
In this article, we throw light on one such small NGO in the heart of India which continues to change the sustainability landscape.