Social Cause

By Akanksha Malayia (Joint Author), Vanshikha Mahana (Joint Author)

Language : English
Pages : 89
Paperback ISBN : 9789357334020
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Social Cause is a collection of issues that plague modern society frequently and that many individuals work to resolve. It frequently results from external causes that are out of a person's control. Social issues are conditions or behaviours that have a detrimental effect on society's constituents and call for a remedy. That is, these social issues affect both individuals and big groups of people, causing disturbance or misery. On the basis of what is viewed as morally right or wrong personal life or interpersonal social life decisions, social issues are the source of divergent perspectives. Although social and economic concerns are distinct from one another, some issues (like immigration) contain both social and economic components. There may be differences of opinion regarding which social problems are more important to address than others. There are several perspectives held by people and communities. Thomas Paine discusses the responsibility of each person to "grant the same rights to others as we give ourselves" in Rights of Man and Common Sense. Failure to do so results in the development of a social problem. People utilise a range of strategies to address societal challenges. In a democracy, some elect officials to further their ideals. People give or share their time, money, energy, or other resources outside of the political process. The most common form of this is volunteering. The sole objective of non-profit organisations is frequently to address a societal problem. There is more to social action than just a reality check in present times according to the prevalent societal circumstances. More action is becoming the new paradigm. It involves thinking creatively and strategically about your objective and potential implementation methods. Initiatives for social causes are about pushing the boundaries of what is possible and doing more.

About Contributor

Akanksha Malayia

Akanksha Malaiya has done B.A.L.L.B. (Hons.) from Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Sagar. She has pursued the Cornell Program for International Undergraduates from Cornell University in the USA, Public Policy Boot Camp and World Governance Expedition to Singapore by Rashtram School of Public Leadership (formerly VIF), as well as other courses from the Center for Civil Society and Indian School of Development. She has been the Secretary of an NGO named ‘Vichar Samiti’ since 2016, where she has planned and organised 50+ social service interventions for 12,500 underprivileged in coordination with local government, 300 educational institutions and 350 other NGOs/ clubs. Her major initiatives include conducting skill development programs for 1185 women, STEM education workshops in 15 schools, awareness of crimes against women among 83,000 students, plantation and care of 30,000+ trees, and a Nation Building initiative involving 31,000 people.

Vanshikha Mahana

Future lawyer and lifelong humanitarian. Vanshikha Mahana is a final-year law student at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun with dreams of attending Indian Law after her graduation. While others may want to handle flashy cases that make the news, she wants to help people who haven’t been given their fair chance in society. She is planning to graduate with a major in criminal Law. These concentrations have provided invaluable insight into the civil rights, constitutional, and humanitarian crises in today’s world. She is skilled at providing exceptional administrative support with 4 years of relevant legal internship experience. Has also authored 12 research papers, articles for renowned publications. She is hard-working and a driven team player with a disciplined mentality and substantial law knowledge gained during LLB degree.


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