Workplace Safety and Women’s Rights
Companies that employ professionals and workers have an interest in keeping the workplace safe. The safety of employees is of utmost importance to ensure productivity and maintain company reputation.
Workplace safety is referred with different names is also referred as Occupational Safety and Health or Occupational Health and Safety or Workplace Health and Safety.
Women’s rights refer to rights that promote the position of legal and social equality of women on par with men. It also means positive discrimination to promote the equality.
Volunteering enhances the services, provides exposure to community need and strengthens the participation in promoting goodness. It helps move beyond the comfort zone, provides scope to face new challenges, works with people and tests interpersonal dynamics.
It certainly brings a new perspective and approaches in addressing a common goal beyond the workplace.
It is a right platform to try, test and hone soft skills that are essential in surviving and striving at the professional workplace. Volunteering activities provide ample learning opportunities. It opens up a whole new arena of opportunities to mingle with people of different calibre and stature with varied experiences and approaches. It is a learning experience triggered by simple and meaningful participation.
We believw in Education as Catalyst to Development. Education opens the door to employment opportunities, provides the impetus for increased income levels and thereby helping in improved maternal and child health.
It is a fact that a child born to a mother who can read is likely to have more chances of survival in the early stages of growth. Not only does health improve individual and familial health, but also improves the health of a community at large.
Therefore it is pertinent that companies adopt ‘school education’ as a strategic intervention. These include helping schools with the additional teacher, procuring teaching aids, sourcing books for library and Science equipment.
Youth and Skill Development
India has world’s largest youth population with 356 million 10 to 24-year-old, whopping 28% of the total population.
The youth potential not only to meet its own manpower needs but it can also cater to the manpower demand of other nations.
NEP - 2014: It is heartening to note that the National Youth Policy 2014 provides a holistic vision for the youth of India, “to empower the youth of the country to achieve their full potential, and through them enable India to find its rightful place in the community of nations”.
It has following five broad objectives with the action roadmap to put India among top nations:
1) Creating a productive workforce,
2) Develop strong and healthy generation,
3) Instill social values for national development,
4) Participation in civic engagement, and
5) Address youth at risk.