For any country to prosper and head in the right direction, i.e towards the future, it is pivotal to make technological advancements, have a good political system, promote sports, give importance to education and support art. However, with these efforts alone, a country can’t step into the future or call itself as a progressive country… Read More Causes, Consequences and Solutions of Gender Discrimination in India
Charitable trusts are committed to certain causes and ensure that they attain their goals. Poverty and suffering exist and it is impossible to totally eliminate it. We can help individuals who are in dire need of financial assistance. But at times it is not possible to donate large sums of money. So, here come the… Read More How Does Donating Money to a Charitable Trust Help the Society?
Child labour is a problem that is prevalent worldwide but more so in developing countries. The two main countries that heavily contribute to this problem are Asia and Africa where they account for over 90 percent of the total child employment. The issue of child labour is quite complex, has it needs to be abolished… Read More What Are the Reasons, Problems & Solutions of Child Labor?
The disastrous spread of the acute encephalitis syndrome in Bihar has been a wake up call for the officials and general public alike. From reforming early childhood care to redefining the way we respond to such medical emergencies is the need of the hour. Spreading awareness of this disease can aid in being prepared for… Read More How to Cure Encephalitis Syndrome (Chamki Fever): Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
A child is defined as any person under the age of 18, which puts them at a vulnerable position in the society. Considering the special status of children, it comes hardly as a surprise that the constitution of India rewards the children with a set of special rights. Child rights transcend human rights, and hence… Read More What Are the Children’s Rights and Why?
Once after graduation many people look out for mainstream jobs relating to IT, banking, insurance, human resources, tourism, and healthcare, but many do not think about getting into non-profit organizations, maybe because people associate the word “non-profit” as “no money” but the contrary is true, as an average NGO volunteer gets paid as much as… Read More Reasons Why You Should Join an NGO
Plan India is one of the best NGOs in India which supports for children’s rights especially the girls. It is a trustworthy organization, as the donor can donate through its website and they would be updated on the progress of the underprivileged child and her community. In this way they ensure transparency. Plan India is… Read More Is Plan India A Trustworthy NGO?
When a child moves beyond the confines of the home and begins going to school, parents have little control over what the child is exposed to. Teaching the children how to protect themselves from dirt, grime and impure environment can go a long way in keeping them hale and healthy. It also positively impacts the… Read More Why Is Hygiene Important in Schools?
Corporate social responsibility is a type of business model where a company contributes to the society through efforts such as philanthropy and volunteering while in turn boosting their own brand. CSR helps a company be socially accountable to itself, the public and the stakeholders. By indulging in CSR activities the company’s main objective is to… Read More Understanding Corporate Social Responsibility: Definition, Effects & Example
In India, a child marriage occurs when the groom, being below 21 years of age and the bride, being below 18 years of age, are married. This issue not only occurs in India but also in other parts of the world like Africa, South Asia, and Latin America. It is a violation of human rights… Read More Causes, Consequences and Solutions of Child Marriage
An NGO, or Non Governmental Organisation is a group or an organisation that works towards the upliftment of marginalised and socially weaker sections of the society, without any profits for itself. The terms NGO and NPO (Not for Profit Organization) are often interchanged, since both operate on the same set of values and ethos, and… Read More What Is an Ngo (Non-governmental Organization)?
Plan International started it’s journey as “Foster Parents Plan for Children in Spain”, whose prime objective was to provide food, accommodation and education to the children affected by the Spanish Civil War. Founded in 1937 by British journalist John Langdon-Davies, and a refugee worker Eric Muggeridge, the child rights NGO grew into an international organisation,… Read More Plan India NGO’s History and Contribution Towards Improvement of Society