SHAPE runs a volunteering programme for people from all over the world - offering them a chance to work with us to uplift the underprivileged. A few of our volunteers share their experience through vlogs - Find out what makes our programme so entrancing.
The enhancement of women's rights has been considered as one of the important roadmaps to equality. Many volunteering groups, activist groups, and individuals are in the women's rights community and are still fighting for women's rights even today. However, according to Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, executive director of UN Women, it will take another 50 years to … Continue reading Is discrimination ever positive?
When we learn about human rights and responsibilities, we learn a term called citizenship — joining a community and political realm which requires rights and duties in a limited and mutual relationship. And as a citizen of a state, we are all closely interconnected, and we are expected to care about the people within the … Continue reading Being a global citizen
“Lives of littles ones are destroyed, when child labour is employed.” Child labour has been one of the most pressing issues since the beginning of time, which has become increasingly prevalent in recent years. It is not unusual to see children as young as seven or eight taken as cheap labourers in various industries, or … Continue reading Child labour in the fashion industry
The Covid-19 pandemic has put great strain on people all around the world and many of us have required extra help. With this in mind, numerous women belonging to Self-Help-Groups in India took it upon themselves to lend a helping hand to ease the situation in their country during the pandemic. A Self-Help-Group or SHG … Continue reading Women Warriors of the Covid-19 Pandemic
In recent years, egg freezing, or in medical terminology, oocyte cryopreservation, has evolved from a headline news novelty to a commonplace procedure undertaken by many women usually in their late 30s and early 40s, including heavyweight celebrities like Sofia Vergara and Kim Kardashian, who wish to preserve their fertility for the future. This new modern … Continue reading Fertility and Egg Freezing- Do women or men decide?