Modern  Slavery in India – what is it and what is being done to stop it?

There are currently more slaves living in India than in the rest of the world, with estimates ranging between 14 and 18 million. Slavery is very much still a lucrative business and it nets traffickers around $150 billion a year. To make this even more shocking, one-third of the profits is produced in developed countries. … Continue reading Modern  Slavery in India – what is it and what is being done to stop it?

Mind Matters: Impact of global athletes in mental health awareness and intervention

The world of sports holds magic within itself - magic that not just captivates the sportspersons but also their audience. Sports - since time immemorial - has had its unique way of impacting society and mind you, it’s not just limited to providing little children with role models. The sports industry is a billion-dollar business … Continue reading Mind Matters: Impact of global athletes in mental health awareness and intervention

Empowering women through sport

In a world where ‘gender equality’ is so often spoken of, yet so far from being a reality, perhaps it is time to diversify strategies for female empowerment. When we think of sport, the first words to come to mind are probably ‘competition’, ‘fitness’, or ‘athlete’…not, ‘empowerment’. However, the opportunities that sport and physical activity … Continue reading Empowering women through sport