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.
Stakeholders and investors are increasingly considering a company’s performance on ESG concerns. These include cybersecurity, climate change, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Likewise, with many companies across the globe reporting on sustainability, a worldwide ESG framework is a question of ‘when’, not ‘if’.
Sustainable finance is the next big thing in the world engrossed in technological advancement and rapid digitisation. Besides, building a more sustainable future requires an all-hands-on-deck approach from most industries—finance foremost among them.
The classic air pollution case in north India (allegedly caused by farm fires/stubble burning) is signalling a dystopian future for us unless we stop playing the blame game every year and actively take part in climate action.
Talk is cheap, and it is easy to point fingers at a group, especially a marginalised one shouldering intersectional burdens. So what can different stakeholders holding various forms of power/responsibility do to stop this crisis?
In Marshall McLuhan’s words, one can find the answer to this: ‘There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew’.
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 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”
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.
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!
Mental and physical health are topics largely ignored in the vulnerable communities of the country. In 2018, India ranked 154th out of 195 nations for healthcare quality and accessibility.
The sad part? Not much has changed since 2007.
The article discusses my experiences between 2007 and 2011 with the rural healthcare system in India
Read the article to know how community health measures up in India now
The case study discusses the prevailing issues of Sivakasi’s fireworks industry and the different stakeholders who are affected by it. Not much has changed over the decades with regard to the socioeconomic upliftment of those people but the narrative is the same ‘ban fireworks’. Let’s deep dive into the issue before we point our fingers and take a stand blindly without thinking about the consequences.