Human Rights Day 2019 | Youth Empowerment

Human Rights Day 2019 | Youth Empowerment

Human Rights Day is observed every 10th December. The theme of Human Rights Day 2019 is ‘Youth Standing up for Rights’. The call is for individuals and organisations to ensure young people have safe and inclusive spaces and can participate in decisions that impact on...
#HumansCare | SACRED Carers Project Staff

#HumansCare | SACRED Carers Project Staff

This edition of #HumansCare focuses on the team of staff working on the Carers Project at SACRED – our NGO partner based in Andhra Pradesh, South India. You might recall that founder and director of SACRED, Thippanna, spoke to us in a previous #HumansCare post....
#HumansCare | Two Lives Transformed

#HumansCare | Two Lives Transformed

When we first met Kalabati Benya, she was living in an old, thatched house in a tribal village in Odisha, western India. Kalabati cares fulltime for her grandson, Rabi, who has multiple disabilities and is dependent on her for everything. Her caring role took up so...
Elderly Persons – Carers and Cared For

Elderly Persons – Carers and Cared For

International Day of Older Persons gives us the chance to highlight the contributions elderly persons make to society as well as raise awareness of the challenges of ageing in today’s world. The United Nations highlights that between 2015 and 2030 the number of people...