BLOG: After CSW – A Question For The Feminist Movement

Many people at CSW are talking about breaking norms but fewer are ready to tackle norms that we, according to the evidence, do not benefit from. The alcohol norm is incredibly harmful to women and girls. My questions remains: why is the feminist movement so comfortable with it?

Temperance Association of Orissa

The Temperance Association of Orissa promotes a lifestyle free from alcohol and other drugs through the example of their own members.


HRIDAY (Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth) is a Delhi based voluntary organization of health professionals, public health researchers, social scientist and lawyers, engaged in research, awareness and advocacy towards prevention and control of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) through health promotion in multiple settings including schools, communities and workplaces, since 1992. HRIDAY focuses on empowering youth… Read more »

Dalgarno Institute

The Dalgarno Institute is a growing coalition of groups, agencies and individuals, all founded on over 150 years of heritage in social and cultural impact. This community-based and community empowered lay Institute continues to build on the incredible service of past groups, organisations and unions across Australia. The Dalgarno Institute seeks to shift the community… Read more »

BLOG: Is Bihar Faring Better Or Worse After Alcohol Ban?

One year alcohol ban in Bihar, India: “We fed the dragon for decades and when it comes to confronting with it now and the harm it has caused, why are we in such a hurry to conclude negative results?” Unpacking the arguments against the Bihar alcohol ban, and taking stock of the success story…

NEWS: WHO Report: 10 Years In Public Health

WHO begins the launch of a report that chronicles the evolution of global public health over the decade that Dr Margaret Chan has served as Director-General at WHO.
The report opens with a letter from Dr Chan who offers her reflections on some of the highlights and challenges of the past 10 years working to build a better, healthier future for the world’s people…