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Sat, August 8, 2015 12:02pm
posted by YGB in Global Affairs
Yoga Gives Back 'Thank You Mother India' Global FundraiserSeptember 1st, 2015 - January 31st, 2016Let's unite again to express our gratitude to Mother India for the gift of YOGA.Host just one donation class or any event to raise awareness and funds or pledge your donation and become a sponsor here.   "Thank You Mother India 2015 PR Video" with photos from many events worldwide in 2014,... read more
Sun, March 16, 2014 5:33pm
posted by YGB in Global Affairs
Ignoring laws that ban child marriages, young children are still married off as part of centuries-old custom in some Indian villages.   YGB programs "Sister Aid" and "SHE" (Scholarships for Higher Education)  promotes education for girls and fights child marriage.  YGB’s first corporate sponsor Pure International, headquartered in Hong Kong, through... read more
Tue, March 4, 2014 4:50pm
posted by YGB in Global Affairs
 Make a difference, think globally and act locally!  With your support, YGB Direct Fundng Program "Sister Aid'"  will continue to make a difference in the generations to come!    We are Connected - Artist: Marika Women's equality has made positive gains but the world is still unequal. International Women's Day celebrates the social,... read more
Tue, February 25, 2014 1:28pm
posted by YGB in Global Affairs
In at least six states—including Rajasthan, UP and Bihar—more than half of all girls are married while legally still children  New Delhi: When her mother told her the bright, sparkly dresses and sandals lying on the table were hers, she did not know why she was suddenly given all these things, till she finally overheard her parents talk about her marriage. She kept crying... read more
Sat, January 18, 2014 4:49pm
posted by YGB in Global Affairs
"Education for girls is one of the best strategies for protecting girls against child marriage."Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations  Learn more about the issue through this interactive presentation by Council on Foreign Relations  YGB "SHE" (Scholarship for Higher Education) Program will empower poor adolescent girls through education of two-... read more
Mon, January 13, 2014 4:29pm
posted by YGB in Global Affairs
"About 40% of child marriage takes place in India..." from UN Women India, exactly what YGB is fighting with "Sister Aid" funding program. "... Child marriage remains widespread across the world, disproportionately affecting girls and endangering their lives and livelihoods.Learn more about the issue through this interactive presentation by Council on Foreign Relations... read more
Fri, January 10, 2014 4:12pm
posted by YGB in Global Affairs
"About 40% of child marriage takes place in India..." from UN Women India, exactly what YGB is fighting with "Sister Aid" funding program. "... Child marriage remains widespread across the world, disproportionately affecting girls and endangering their lives and livelihoods. Learn more about the issue through this interactive presentation by Council on Foreign... read more
Mon, January 6, 2014 1:49pm
At the start of this new year, we are grateful and thrilled to report that our annual global “Thank You Mother India” has raised over $46,500!! More than 100 fundraising events took place in 13 countries, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, El Salvador, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Turkey, UK, and many cities in the US. Thank you everyone who supported... read more
Mon, August 12, 2013 1:14pm
posted by YGB in Global Affairs
Rachel WilliamsThe GuardianMeena (not her real name) didn't tell her parents when the older boys started harassing her on the hour-long walk to school from her home in Madanpur Khadar, south Delhi – grabbing her hand and shouting "kiss me" – because she knew she would get the blame, as if she had somehow encouraged them. She was right: when her family found out, they... read more
Fri, August 9, 2013 1:48pm
posted by YGB in Global Affairs
Reporting on the activity of Shakthidhama  GS Jayadev, Director of Deenabandhu Trust Home, YGB Partner in Karnataka State, South India.  Jayadev is also on Board on Shakthidhama women's rehabilitation home and shelter. On 1st of August 2013 the Inspector general of Police along with the commissioner of police and superintended and deputy commissioner of  police visited... read more

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