Hygiene

  • W​hat: IndiaCSR's first nation-wide Sanitation Summit
  • When: February 6, 2015
  • Where: Lakshmipat Singhania Auditorium, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, PHD House, 4/2 Siri Institutional Area, August Kranti Marg, New Delhi
CSR meets Sanitation
 
In a bid to take the lofty goals of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan a step...

While the burden of bad sanitation affect men and women, its consequences are far worse for the latter. Bad sanitation results not only in poor health but also greatly limits women’s mobility and freedom affecting their safety and impeding them from living a dignified life.

'Toilet Torture in Mumbai’s Slums: When will our political and administrative leaders end the daily assaults on...

Mahatma Gandhi called out for everyone to be his own scavenger in the early decades of the 20th century. Nearly 100 years later, 2014 saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi articulate his vision for a clean India, through the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.  
 
Somewhere in between, in the late 60’s, a sociologist from Bihar set out on a categorical mission – to eliminate the inhuman...

By Shobhana Radhakrishna

Collective cleanliness  
 
As I grew up in the Sewagram Ashram founded by Gandhiji in 1936, the picture that is etched in my mind is of our joyous participation in the collective cleaning drive in the Ashram. Oh, what joy it was for us children...

The rights and needs of the fairer sex being overlooked by a male dominated society is not something that is unheard of. Access to education, health services and sanitation are given a cold shoulder when it concerns women.

Of particular import is the menstrual hygiene of adolescent girls. The plight of pubescent girls in a male dominated school setting and society on the whole is...

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