Empowering Equality: The Crucial Role of NGOs in Gender Advocacy

26 February, 2024 by United Way India

Gender equality is a fundamental human right that is essential for the sustainable development and progress of any society. However, even in today's modern world, this basic principle of equality between genders remains elusive. Discrimination, unequal opportunities, and societal norms continue to hinder the progress towards gender equality. This is where NGOs play a crucial role in promoting and advocating for gender equality.   NGOs, or Non-Governmental Organizations, are non-profit organizations that work towards promoting social development, human rights, and environmental conservation. These organizations have been at the forefront of advocating for gender equality and empowering marginalized communities. United Way India is …


Garima: United Way India’s Pathway to Empowering Marginalized Communities with Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity By: United Way India

11 August, 2023 by United Way India

In the pursuit of creating a more inclusive and equitable society, United Way India, a healthcare NGO in India, has launched a groundbreaking program called "Garima." This initiative is dedicated to providing a dignified and respectable living for individuals from marginalized communities, including LGBTQIA+, differently-abled individuals, and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV). Through Garima, United Way India is actively promoting diversity, inclusion, and equity, paving the way for building equitable communities throughout India.   Promoting Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity: At the heart of Garima lies the profound commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. United Way India firmly believes that every individual, regardless of …



22 May, 2022 by United Way India

India’s compassionate youth is showing the world that they can be change-makers at any age. They are not the ones who have been kept away from the ground realities of real India. (Bharat) They just need to be empowered as we develop a pipeline of human-centred leaders who value people and our planet more than just business and profits. Our young champions stepped up as researchers, advocates, innovators, promoting health and safety through some of the harshest times. Their bold ideas, courage and relentless determination are a reminder of how we can achieve a safer and equal world. United Way India has been at …