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Indian activist Gita Sen wins Dan David Prize

India’s renowned feminist scholar and activist Gita Sen has won the prestigious Dan David Prize, which annually awards three prizes of $ 1 million to inspiring individuals and organisations across the world. The Dan David Foundation is headquartered at Tel Aviv University, Israel. Gita Sen is also the Director of a Public Health Foundation of ..

43rd session of IFAD held in Rome

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is a global financial institution headquartered in Rome, Italy. It is a specialised agency of the United Nations, to address poverty and hunger. The 43rd session of the Council of Governors of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) recently held in Rome, on the theme: Investing in ..

‘Kudumbashree’ hotels to provide subsidized meals in Kerala

The state government of Kerala has recently unveiled a scheme to establish hotels to provide meals at subsidised rates called ‘Kudumbashree’ hotels. The announcement was made during the presentation of state’s budget. The hotels are to be set up in in each of the 1034 local bodies and Kerala meals is to be available at ..

Kalyana Lakshmi and Shadi Mubarak Scheme

A study was undertaken by the School of Gender Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad to explore the impact of the schemes Kalyana Lakshmi and Shadi Mubarak in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. About the Scheme They are the conditional cash transfer schemes introduced in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh with the objective of curbing child ..