India

Let’s Talk About Giving Circles in Asia

The findings of a new study that looked at 35 giving circles across 8 Asian countries will be discussed on May 16 in Singapore. What does the future bode for this grassroots style of giving? Come join the discussion!

IDEX Gets at the Root of Violence Against Women

Continuing our Women’s History Month features, we talk to IDEX, a nonprofit that works globally to end violence against women. The key is to focus on both the causes and manifestations of violence, while remembering that healing must follow.

Where the Women Go To Learn Their Letters and Become Leaders

READ Global is doing amazing work educating and empowering women in South Asia — and they’ve got the numbers to prove it. 2 out of 3 women with READ Centers in their communities have increased decision making power in their homes. Learn more about how the ‘READ effect’ works.

The Cruel Economics of Human Trafficking in India

Human trafficking is foremost a moral issue, but its continued existence is also disturbingly supported by market forces. This report from the Indian strategic philanthropy foundation Dasra examines the supply and demand sides of human sex trafficking in India.

Book Review: Revealing Indian Philanthropy

“Revealing Indian Philanthropy” provides a detailed history of the journey of philanthropy in India. It also highlights the potential of philanthropy in the modern era, paying close attention to the role of business and personal wealth in solving the many socio-economic problems pervasive in the country.