On Saturday, August 29, STAR India's flagship channel Star Plus will air Girl Rising, an acclaimed documentary from Academy Award nominee Richard E. Robbins that raises awareness of gender inequality and advocates for women's empowerment. The film is the centerpiece of the Girl Rising campaign, which promotes women's rights around the world, and this broadcast will be the first time the film has been shown in India.
As part of Kimberly-Clark’s (K-C) commitment to improve sanitation worldwide, the company sponsored and participated in the 14th annual World Toilet Summit held in New Delhi, India on January 19-20, 2015.
Policymakers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the private sector, religious leaders, academics, experts, celebrities, the media and other sanitation sector stakeholders came together to amplify the Indian government’s Swachh Bharat (Clean India) mission, and mobilize partnerships to address India’s sanitation challenges.
This 13-minute P&G documentary remembers the victims and honors the survivors of Haiyan by shining a light on what remains after the storm: the Filipino resilience to overcome challenges, the ability to rise again, and the tremendous strength to move forward after so much loss.
One year ago, Super Typhoon Haiyan—the strongest tropical typhoon on record to make landfall—devastated a huge part of central Philippines, claiming thousands of lives and destroying homes and livelihoods.
February 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced today a partnership with the United States Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to focus on education in the Dominican Republic.
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How can companies and nongovernmental organizations better respond to global outbreaks? What are the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead? Join the Points of Light Corporate Service Council and Disaster Response Team, along with companies who are leading Ebola response efforts. Hear examples, highlights and reactions from GE, GSK, IBM, Jhpiego and USAID.
Kena Vasquez, project manager in AECOM’s international development business, discusses her work with the U.S. Agency for International Development to strengthen resilience to climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean.
One year ago, Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as "Yolanda") struck the Philippines, killing more than 6,000 people and directly affecting 16 million others. It caused extensive damage to water systems, schools, hospitals, health facilities and other infrastructure.