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Menstruation Still Holds Back Women and Girls

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Last week, UK news reported that the charity Freedom4Girls had discovered school girls in West Yorkshire had no alternative but to stuff toilet paper down their pants to stop themselves from bleeding through their clothes at school. They couldn’t afford sanitary products and some were skipping school as a result.

The Bharti Foundation Transforms The Lives of India’s Underprivileged Children

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – India boasts of some of the world's best engineering and business schools that are a challenge to get into. Yet, there is a big disparity in the quality of schooling in its rural areas. Looking to improve rural education for underprivileged children is the Satya Bharti School Program, an initiative of the Bharti Foundation.

Swades Foundation Wants India’s Rural Poor to Dream Big

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Empowering people and enabling them to transform their life and fulfil their dreams is what fuels Zarina and Ronnie Screwvala, husband and wife team, and founders of Swades Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation in India. It has an ambitious plan to lift one million villagers in the State of Maharashtra out of poverty within six years, and then help people to build better lives.

The Citi Foundation Empowers India’s 13,000 Vulnerable Youth

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The Citi Foundation’s grant program is focused on making change in India by addressing the socio-economic challenges faced

India’s ‘Father of CSR’ Addresses The UN

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, popularly known in India as the ‘father of CSR’, addressed the United Nations' (UN) 2016 Forum on Business and Human Rights this month, sharing insights into India's unique law on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). India is the first country in the world to enshrine corporate giving into law.

Ultimately Human: The Leaders and the Led

Interview by Sangeeta Haindl

DP World Prepares Future Generations for The World Of Work

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In our fast-paced, technology-driven and globalised world, consumers expect just about anything from anywhere delivered promptly to their door. International logistics via technology makes that happen. Yet, it seems newcomers do not always perceive supply chain management and global trade as a first career choice. So, how do logistics companies attract new business leaders to gain a competitive advantage?

Empowering India’s Women Cotton Workers Reduces The Use Of Water And Chemicals

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The UK gender pay gap will not close for more than fifty years unless action is taken to tackle it now, according to Deloitte.

Nestlé India Gets Behind Education For Girls Via Its Popular Brands

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – CSR is now mandated by law in India, as of the Companies Act of 2014. To comply, and in a first by a major consumer goods company, Nestlé India is giving its popular and iconic brands—Maggi, Nescafé and KitKat—new messaging as part of an initiative to support education for girls.

MIT Competition Finalist Provides A Solution For India’s Farmers

(3BL Media/Justmeans) –  Earlier this year, the Indian government approved a $1.3bn insurance scheme for its farmers, protecting them against crop failures as a way to help put a stop to a spate of suicides. Two hard and devastating successive years of drought have battered the country’s already struggling rural heartland, with farmer suicides in rural areas regularly making news. Since 1995, more than 300,000 farmers have killed themselves.

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