Kadam Badao youth group take action in rape incident

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More than 3000 youth are leading a campaign to end violence against women in Sonepat, Haryana. The Kadam Badao Campaign is a youth led campaign which is a collaborative effort of members (boys and girls) of youth groups from 20 villages and students of 2 universities. Recognising the critical role that youth can play as […]

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LogoLink calls for making citizen participation substantive

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LogoLink – Learning Network on Citizen Participation and Local Governance held the Partners’ Meeting on 22-25 September 2014 in New York City. In 2013, LogoLink undertook a review and analysis of policies and practices of citizen participation in local democratic governance as evolved in the past decade. This analysis suggested the need for a renewed […]

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Out of Fashion

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During the height of the Emergency, the government of then Prime Minister late Mrs Indira Gandhi passed an ordinance on October 25, 1975 to abolish bonded labour; the ‘suspended’ parliament four months later ‘enacted’ the Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act 1976. The newly formed National Labour Institute (under the leadership of Labour Minister late Shri […]

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Dr. Tandon’s talk at the Salon on “India of the Future”

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Dr. Rajesh Tandon gave a talk to a diverse group of businessmen, government officials, academics, NGOs and students on the symposium India of the Future organized by Enterprise Edmonton, a division of Edmonton Economic Development, in collaboration with the Edmonton Chapter of the Canadian International Council, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Dr. Tandon emphasized that India needs to […]

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Report: Adult Education in Uzbekistan: State of Art and Prospects for Development

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Uzbekistan is one of the few countries of Asian region which has created a formal policy of lifelong learning for all its citizens. The challenge of implementation of that policy, and how to reform the systems of implementation, was the focus of an international conference in Tashkent during September 24-25, 2014. DVV International co-sponsored the […]

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Ensuring a Safe Work Environment for Women

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Ensuring a Safe Work Environment for Women: PRIA launches a book and online course on Prevention of Sexual Harassment at the Workplace Staring, lewd remarks, wolf-whistles… Which woman in India has not faced this in public spaces? And today, as large numbers of women enter the workforce, they also increasingly face sexual harassment at the […]

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Education Dialogue on Strengthening Community Engagement in Higher Education

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Education Dialogue on Strengthening Community Engagement in Higher Education atIndian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) 17th and 18th September’ 2014 A one and a half day Education Dialogue, was held in the premises of Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati on the 17th and the 18th of September’ 2014. The event was organized by IIT-G, in […]

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