Security, nutrition, sanitation and healthcare are some of the major concerns of Indian women today. However, the 2014 general elections may be a turning point as women constitute 49% of the voters in these elections. This month will be unprecedented opportunity for women of all geographics and classes to vote for a party that addresses their … [Read more...] about Will the 2014 elections provide a great opportunity for change for the women of India ?
Experts are of the view that Delhi’s water woes are as much due to its own poor water management and the tussle over supply. So far, the political drama over the water crisis in the city has largely centered on the bickering between officials of the two states- Delhi and Haryana. Delhi has claimed that its request to Haryana to supply its share of … [Read more...] about Photo essay: Delhi’s water woes in its urban slums
A project on teaching children the importance of hygiene and washing hands was also started in a school in Srinivaspuri after permission from the Municipal Corporation of Delhi. The project was implemented by Save the Children in partnership with Harpic. Before this project was implemented, there were no proper wash basins for the children to wash … [Read more...] about Photo essay: On teaching schoolchildren good hygiene practices
A close look at a project implemented in an urban school and slum in Srinivaspuri, New Delhi Save the Childen in partnership with Harpic implemented a project to improve sanitation and hygiene practices in Srinivasapuri, New Delhi. They are working in a total of ten locations across Delhi. These slums lack proper drainage facilities and toilets … [Read more...] about Photo essay: Sanitation and Hygiene in India