Oxfam India
yesterday at 15:00. Facebook
Natural disasters can't be stopped. However, by taking the right measures, a community can reduce the damage caused. [ Bit.ly Link ]

#DisasterManagement #Odisha - National Disaster Management Authority, India

Mainstreaming DRR in Local Development Plans to Reduce Aid Dependency

Oxfam India
yesterday at 12:48. Facebook
On #MotherLanguageDay, we bring you the story of Kulai Sing Sundi. He is a Bhasa Sikshak or language teacher in Mayurbhanj district and works with tribal children.

Language teachers are educated youth drawn from the tribal community. They are trained to teach children in their mother tongue first, and then later introduce Odia and English as they go to senior classes.

Teachers like Kulai...
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Oxfam India
yesterday at 07:36. Facebook
Congratulations to #OxfamTrailwalker supporter #MilindSoman on this feat!

Ironman Turns 'Ultraman': Milind Soman Races 517 kms Barefoot

Oxfam India
yesterday at 05:28. Facebook
A young girl in #HimachalPradesh is setting the example for thousands in her community by breaking the stereotype through her choice of profession. #BanoNayiSoch #Gender #TuesdayThought

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Meet Aditi Sharma, the first post woman of Dharamshala

Oxfam India
02/20/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
While corporates lag behind on gender diversity, they are making progress on including socially marginalised classes, finds the India Responsible Business Forum index released recently. #IRBF2017 #BizHumanRights

India Inc is finally talking about diversity in the workplace, says IRBF report

Oxfam India
02/20/2017 at 10:31. Facebook
Healthcare is the most basic of rights and yet 80% of Indian women have to seek permission from a family member, particularly their husbands, to visit a health centre. What do you think about this? Leave a comment below. #BanoNayiSoch - via IndiaSpend

65% Indian Women Literate, 5% Have Sole Control Over Choosing Their Husband

Oxfam India
02/20/2017 at 06:30. Facebook
#MondayMotivation: Shanti is a bright 11-year-old who loves going to school. Her parents want her to one day go to university. The family lives in #Odisha, and are part of a tribal community which has little access to education.

An #OxfamIndia programme is helping improve the quality of education for the children of tribal communities. Teachers who can act as a bridge between the communities...
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Oxfam India
02/20/2017 at 04:56. Facebook
"This is exactly like what we see in our village every year." Aneesh and Sushil, natives of Uttar Pradesh, after watching a #VirtualReality documentary produced by #OxfamIndia on the 2016 #Bihar floods.
Oxfam India
02/19/2017 at 06:42. Facebook
Do you know? Tessy Thomas has led India's key defence projects. She has helped develop the Agni long-range missile series.

India's daughters can do so much if given the opportunity to follow their passion and dreams. #Makeitright, support all girls so that they can go to school.

Oxfam India
02/18/2017 at 09:06. Facebook
Kalpana Chawla has made India proud.

Are we giving the same chance to girls who are unable to get education because of #poverty and social conditions that work against them? #Makeitright #BanoNayiSoch
Oxfam India
02/18/2017 at 02:30. Facebook
There is a need that public expenditure on #health and #education be increased: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant. #IRBF2017 #EvenItUpIndia
Oxfam India
02/17/2017 at 16:34. Facebook
Companies are realising that they have a role to play in society rather than making only profits. Watch what #OxfamIndia CEO Nisha Agrawal has to say. #IRBF2017 #ResponsibleBiz #CSR #BizHumanRights

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CEO of Oxfam, Nisha Agrawal on how transparent companies in India are willing to be

Nisha Agrawal, CEO of Oxfam informs Catch whether companies have become more transparent in the last decade and if they are willing to disclose information o...

Oxfam India
02/17/2017 at 12:34. Facebook
Women scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation have made one of India's dreams a reality. When a girl is educated, she can achieve so many things for the society!

But 29 lakh girls are still out of school in India. #MakeItRight #BanoNayiSoch
Oxfam India
02/17/2017 at 09:39. Facebook
"The experience was so real! I could feel the wind, I could see the water crashing on the rocks. It was amazing!" said Fleur D'Souza, a lecturer in the city, after catching a glimpse an #OxfamIndia produced film on the 2016 #Bihar floods.

Don't forget to drop by our booths while commuting by the #MumbaiMetro.

Oxfam India
02/17/2017 at 07:56. Facebook
There's a worrying trend in the Union Budget. Know what it is. #Budget2017 #LeaveNoOneBehind

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Union Budget 2017-18: Neglected Social Sector

Oxfam India
02/17/2017 at 04:46. Facebook
The glass ceiling at the top of the leadership ladder has to be broken. #BanoNayiSoch

Most Indian Companies Do Not Value Diversity At Board-Level Hirings: Oxfam India

Oxfam India
02/16/2017 at 17:56. Facebook
Even in 2017, #ChildMarriage is a reality in #India. #OxfamIndia held a roundtable discussion today with key civil society and government organisations like #NCPCR, #GirlsNotBrides and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to find ways to end the social ill.
Oxfam India
02/16/2017 at 11:02. Facebook
Rocket science is a woman's job too. Congratulations to Indian Space Research Organisation for the successful launch! #BanoNayiSoch

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The women scientists who took India into space - BBC News