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.
India’s new CSR law is stirring quite the debate over effective use of corporate philanthropy. But let’s try to think of it this way: the new CSR law is actually an exercise in corporate empowerment, a way of decentralizing tax distribution.
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.
The BRICS diaspora could do big things for their respective homelands through philanthropy.
Kordant Philanthropy Advisors released a new report on the issues facing India’s education system, surveying primary schooling through higher education and vocational training. Where can donors play a role?
“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.
Dien Yuen reflects on the philanthropic sector in the last six months and highlights several critical events.
India is on the verge of enacting corporate social responsibility requirements in a law that will directly impact at least 2,500 of its top companies. What will this mean for the field of CSR?
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Digest of interesting news relevant to our philanthropic work in Asia.