· March, 2014

Proposals India from March, 2014

India: Jagriti – Power to Empower – Awareness Program for Girls & Women

JAGRITI “ Things to Remember” is an Training cum Awarness Program for Adolscent Girls & Women to educate them on knowing their Rights & How to Address Social Issues & take step ahead when required.The awareness program will Increase capability of women and girls to realize their rights, determine their life outcomes, and influence decision-making in households, community.The Project aims for 1. Counselling on Women Rights & Social Issues by counsellors to create sensitization 2.Creating enabling environment for Free Discussion to break down the barriers

India: Women's Health Update

This project is on creating awareness on breast cancer among the young rural women workers by voice mail and bulk SMS in Tamil language. By this project we would reach out nearly 20000 rural women of south tamilnadu where breast cancer occurrence is very severe now days. We would also use social networking like Face book to reach the college going girls.

India: Rural Women and Youth Capacity Building Project

The Project aims at building the capacity of a Group of Women of Rural Education & Empowerment Development Trust, in rural India by improving their accessibility to relevant and up to date information. The group will be exposed to modern methods of individual and community development. The project will build internet connectivity using the 40 computers currently available in the Resource Centre's ICT Lab., organize sensitization workshops, seminars and visits to vocational institutions. This will enable them to perfect their handcraft work, farming, and other activities they have started

India: Unlocking Potentials of Children Living in Abject

Community projects of ‘Suri Natun Juger Pratyasha’ focuses on empowerment of children (and mothers) through awareness creation, bringing them under the network of education through non-formal education. In addition, sporadic (ad hoc) interventions of functional literacy/life skills education are also components of projects. All such initiatives strive to empower children (and mothers equally,) bring them at forefront and groomed suitably for managing their life and responsibilities successful.

India: Empowering Community through ICT

Community information campaign through Mobile phone , primarily offers rural women and marginalised communities some hope to participate in gender just governance mechanism in the state . For the first time low literate and rural women can listen to information on maternal and child health, sexual and reproductive health and other gender equality related mass campaigns.

India: Promoting Self-Empowerment Rights of Indigenous Youths Using Social Media

We will mobilise the indigenous people, off and online, promote our and rights under the UNDRIP, self-determination development with cultural identity. Use social media like to advocate and assert for our rights, promote & protect our culture, land & resources, manipulated/encroached by dominant cultures and the State – raising our voices to be heard. Organize public rally & online campaigns to implement the Right to Information Act. Make attractive banners/slogans to protest to the government demanding full access to information under the Act. Create platform for internet users.