Connecting local responses around the world
Posted on March 5, 2023 at 11:00pm 0 Comments 3 Likes
Priyanka, who lives in Nandwal, has spent her days in hardship since her childhood because her mother died when she was young and her father remarried. Stepmother did not give Priyanka motherly love at all. She tormented and tortured Priyanka a lot. She did not give importance to her education either. Priyanka has a step-brother. Her stepmother gave more importance to her son's education than Priyanka . After 10th class, Priyanka…Continue
Posted on February 12, 2022 at 12:00am 1 Comment 4 Likes
Imran, Shahrukh and I (from Avani NGO) visited the women members of a family from four generations on 27th Jan in the village of Nandwal, Kolhapur District, India. As we appreciated and listened to them, they shared the difficult situations they had tackled but not shared with anyone even their family members. There were moments of joy, moments of tears. We build a very strong bond we did not realise that we had spent more than two hours together.
Posted on January 2, 2022 at 12:00am 0 Comments 3 Likes
A simple 35 year old woman Usha (name changed) was married into an aristocratic, traditional political family. Many restrictions came after marriage. She had to do everything with the permission of her mother-in-law and husband. She was restricted to the home, her opinion was not considered in any important decision of the house. She could never leave the house alone for any work. Usha had a lot of interest in sewing, but she was not allowed to go alone to the market to buy sewing material…Continue
Posted on November 21, 2021 at 6:56pm 1 Comment 3 Likes
We work on the subject of Gender Equality with a social organization called Avani in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra. At present, we are using SALT process in 5 villages under the Global Fund for Children project which aims to build leadership of children, youth and community on Gender Equality.
We decided to do a SALT visit to a family in Kerli village on 10th November.
What happened in the…Continue