Pre-Activism

Earth Day Network: Pre-Act Today to Lead Our Planet to a Better Tomorrow

“Awareness, responsibility, action, outreach” – Earth Day Network Did you know, only 9% of the earth’s plastic is getting recycled? Or that animals across 400 species have at some point ingested or gotten entangled in plastic waste? Or even that, by 2050, oc...

Paving a way to build a safer society for women: A conversation with Anand Koti

With the recent rape cases discussions on the situation of women and children safety in India have surfaced yet again. However, statistics prove that our reactions to these incidents do not help much. India records a crime against a woman every 1.7 minutes; every 16 minutes a rape is r...

Tata Tea ‘Suraksha’ – A step towards building a safer society

The most recent statistics from the National Crime Records Bureau show that crimes against women in India have increased by 34% in the past four years (Source: The Conversation). Additionally, a survey by ActionAid UK showed that four out of five women (79%) in the country have experie...

Why is Sports a Great New Year Resolution for Indians?

As the world prepares for 2018, checklists and new year resolutions are resurfacing. Our resolutions are usually reactions to fix things that have gone out of hand, like resolution to keep fit, focus more on one aspect of our life or another, learn something new, etc. But, why do we wa...

Tata Tea Jaago Re ties up with Haiyya: Organise for Action to tackle gender bias at the grassroots

It has been estimated that about 2.5 lakh girls are killed each year in India because of their sex (World Bank 2012 report on ‘Gender Equality and Development’). This holds true for both rural and urban areas, and in every strata of our society with even a lot of educated a...

Every Indian plays a crucial role in improving India's World Ranking in Sports

During every World championship, a lot of questions are asked following the disappointing overall performance of India, and rightfully so. Our teams often come back to an angry and disheartened audience and we tend to express our disappointment even at our diligent players. Let’s...

Why I started the World 10K Run: Piyush Sachdeva

Former national level cricketer, sports advisor and sports enthusiast, Piyush Sachdeva talks about his visions of a platform bringing people together from all races, castes, age groups all on one ground. Keeping this in mind, he started World 10K Run in Haryana, one of India’s most re...

A powerhouse of talent for the future of Sports in India: Stairs

STAIRS is an NGO working towards sports, education and health of underprivileged children across various urban and rural areas of India. Since the year 2000, they have worked tirelessly to make sports accessible to children from all backgrounds across India. Thanks to their efforts, several...

What happened to my father shouldn't happen to any other sportsperson in India: Suromitro Basu, sports journalist

Suromitro Basu, the youngest Indian journalist to cover the Olympics, has come a long way. His childhood experience with the difficulties sportspersons face (through his father’s story) led him to choose a career as a sports journalist, and also use his reach to pre-act towards b...

Nurturing Future Olympians of India: GoSports Foundation

Sporting champions are not born overnight. They have to be discovered, nurtured, trained and groomed. That can only happen when the right talent gets the right support at the right time. In 2012, two GoSports athletes participated at the London Olympic and Paralympic Games, but the...

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