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Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences

How Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences is providing Odisha's youth access to quality education

The children of KISS are educated, modern and they use their knowledge to improve their lives - be it through practice of better hygiene

Published on 20th October 2020
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UN releases 25 million USD from emergency fund to support women-led organisations, curb gender violence

UNFPA will receive 17 million dollars and 8 million dollars will go to UN Women. They will now decide where and how the money will be spent, said the press release

Published on 26th November 2020
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UN report says it will take us 257 years to close gap between women and men in economic terms

The UNDP 2020 report ranks India at a staggering 122 among 189 countries in its Gender Inequality Index. India has a score of 0.501 (2018) while Switzerland which tops the list has just 0.037

Published on 1st July 2020
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From city slum to international arena, Bhubaneswar girl makes community proud with her leadership abilities

The summit will take an integrated approach, covering five themes and highlighting the power of gender equality, youth leadership, political and community leadership, innovation and data

Published on 14th November 2019
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Chuppi Tod app launched in Bihar against child marriage, sexual harassment

Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, the first openly gay prince in India, also lauded the Chuppi Tod strategy and said that he missed the much needed safe space being provided

Published on 19th December 2018
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The skills the world will need in case of an emergency

In addition to managing the effects of a disaster, disaster management aims to raise awareness and preparedness of such occurrences — especially those caused by climate change

Published on 7th February 2018
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What it takes to quench thirst in a world where water is becoming scarce 

Harvesting water in areas that may be falling short of water supply is considered the next step in water management and production

Published on 7th February 2018
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Young girls in Bihar are using this app to fight child marriage and dowry abuse

Bandhan Tod is India's first ever app to successfully prevent child marriage. This UN-backed mobile-app has rescued many young girls minutes before they are married off at an early age

Published on 24th January 2018

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