CHILD EDUCATION

  • Attached to the concept and need for women empowerment, girl child education: Modi to Japan September 2, 2014

    Tokyo: On the fourth day of his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday interacted with students of Sacred Heart University in Tokyo and stressed on the need for women empowerment. At an all women's college in Tokyo, Modi listed steps taken by him for girlchild education and women...
  • Harsh Vardhan outlines key to reduce maternal and child deaths June 26, 2014

    Washington: Asserting that the goal of ending preventable child and maternal deaths by 2035 is well within reach, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has outlined six key actions to accelerate achieve this goal. This includes the power of belief, partnership, evidence, communication and gender equality, and untapped power in health...
  • Investing in a girl's education delivers highest return: Freida Pinto June 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian actress Freida Pinto, who has lent her voice for one of the stories in documentary feature film 'Girl Rising', said the privileges she experienced growing up motivated her to be a part of this project. Directed by Academy Awardnominated director Richard E Robbins, the documentary tells the...
  • Kolkata band sings for Malala, pledges to take her cause forward March 7, 2013

    Kolkata: A band in Kolkata has found inspiration in young Pakistani girl and hero Malala Yousufzai. Not only are they singing for the young Pakistani who survived the Taliban attempt on her life, they're also funding children's education projects. Bangla band Robi O Nobin, a breakaway group from the cult...