AVAAZ

  • Advertisers, daily refuse to run antirape campaign ads in WB: Avaaz August 8, 2013

    Kolkata: Five of West Bengal's outdoor advertising agencies and one major newspaper group have refused to run public interest advertisements, urging chief minister Mamata Banerjee to 'stop attacking protesters and start attacking the problem' of violence against women, says Avaaz, a global campaign group. One advertiser reportedly told Avaaz that...
  • 'Avaaz' urges govt to launch ad campaign January 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The brutal gang rape of the 23yearold in Delhi has shook the very roots of humanity. With many people taking to the streets demanding stringent laws for the protection of the women, the question still remains that will strict laws change the psyche of a patriarch society. Despite...
  • 'Avaaz' forces Bahrain company to free 100 Indians July 20, 2012

    In response to the huge pressure generated by an Avaaz campaign started by an Indian citizen, the Nass Corporation of Bahrain announced that it will immediately permit more than 100 migrant Indian labourers previously trapped in Bahrain to leave the country and return home. In addition, the company also...