Proposals India from March, 2013
Our objective is to open up a debate in the society on the issue of gender equality and bring about a change in South Asian region. Sixteen Grassroots Activists from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal will be trained as Grassroots Comics Trainers to further engage many more female activists/ students in their respective countries to democratise the women voices through the medium of grassroots comics and campaigns. A 6 days trainer’s workshop will be organized in Delhi later this year. Comics have the power of unleashing the potential of self-expression and community action. South Asian Comics Activists for Gender Justice from Sharad Sharma on Vimeo.
To empower representatives of Internal Migrants (IM) / displaced Persons (IDP’s) to express their issues on digital platform (internet), by training them in: blogging, record and edit audio & videos, presentations and uploading them on Wikimedia, YouTube, slide share etc. We also plan to facilitate constructive dialogues between all stakeholders i.e. Migrants and the Native residents / citizens and by linking them on online platforms, website etc
There are about eight large slums in Bhubaneswar struggling with poverty, unemployment, lack of sanitation facilities, clean drinking water etc. VIEWS would train two volunteers to use the participatory rural appraisal tools (PRA) to identify issues in the various slums and prepare a micro plan. These issues will be documented and uploaded in various social media and blogs on a regular basis thus highlighting them before a larger forum.
We are social worker doing advocacy for Forest rights ACT Implementation for tribal people to get Land Pattas for their cultivation lands , we wanted to do advocacy through Mobile phones and computer and focus discussions with Journalists, to send tribal voice for Government officers to get land Pattas through Forest rights Act proposed project was implemented in Buttaigudem mandal in WestGodavari District IN Andhrapradesh in INDIA
Sixteen Grassroots Activists from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal will be trained as Grassroots Comics Trainers to further engage many more female activists/ students in their respective countries to democratise the women voices through the medium of grassroots comics wall posters and campaigns. Comics have the power of unleashing the potential of self-expression and community action. In past several years World Comics Ihas experienced it.
The Speaking Rickshaw is a media pilot project, which focuses on connecting the socially excluded and marginalized community of the bi-cycle rickshaw pullers in India with the mainstream society and providing a dignified status. The project will revolve around the daily life and challenges of the migrant rickshaw pullers (RPs) in big urban settlements in India. Through the use of use citizen media tools the stories of the RPs will be shared.
Human rights defenders already engaged in monitoring women rights violations in remote areas among marginalized communities will be strengthened on the use of mobile phones and internet in tracking HRVs, documenting evidences, filing complaints with appropriate duty bearers. 30 HRDs of Odisha will be provided with skills of using mobiles-phones, camera, videography, internet 5 HRDs will be facilitated to use mobile-phone and internet
Main Activities are to advocacy for resettlement rights and compensation through Citizen media, through to conduct training for staff on Photography , Video documentary on Case studies , how families become homeless, food less, Shelter less, landless through this displacement, and to relay in Local Television Channels and Local News Papers, and to show in Responsible Ministers, Government officers ( who are responsible for Displacement Welfar
The adolescents, whose parents are working at coal mining, are deprived from human rights due to lack of proper education & awareness. Through this project, we’ll teach them Photography & social Media use so that they upraise their voice through Photography & share experience of humiliation & demand through Social media.
Kapashera is little known area in Indian capital where lakhs of migrants live in difficult conditions. Through our interventions we have provided this community a cultural platform and built their skills in photography and radio (basic level). We want to develop their skills to a level that they can bring their issue to the fore, by collecting audio and video information about Kapashera and displaying it on various platforms-online and offline.