On the occasion of International Day of the Girl, Deepa Pawar writes about the effect community toilets have on the dignity of girls, as well as the importance of girl led movements towards gender justice. "Ever since I was a young girl, community toilets have caused me immense mental distress. I continued returning to the … Continue reading International Day of the Girl: Body Dignity
संविधान साक्षरता परीक्षा बद्दल... सगळ्यात आधी अनुभूती च्या सर्व टीम ला मला धन्यवाद द्यायचा आहे कारण संविधान साक्षरता परीक्षा या प्रोसेस मध्ये सहभाग घेण्याची संधी मला दिल्या बद्दल. आणि संविधान या विषयाला धरून अश्या प्रकारे जागरूकता तरुणांच्या मध्ये पसरविण्याचा उपक्रम चालू केल्या बद्दल सुद्धा.. १) सुपर्विझर म्हणून सहभाग घेत असताना : या प्रोसेस चा भाग … Continue reading Message from Sonalee Shirke – a supervisor during Constitution Literacy Exam
Great news for our donors, we have finally got our 80G Certification! What is 80G and how is that related to our donors? Under the Income Tax Act, 1961 an 80G certificate makes donations to our organization eligible for tax deductions. That means not only will your donation be a contribution towards developing youth leadership, … Continue reading Anubhuti has 80G Certification!
I was never a part of the social change sector for only my individual development. The community that I belong to, called Gadiya Lohar, is a nomadic tribe of India. Women and girls here have a precarious existence. Food, education and health - are all scarce, in fact this tribe is still searching for … Continue reading Deepa At University of California Berkeley – Grand Prize Winner of the Tell Her Story Award
70 youth from Kolegaon and Bamanwada came together on the 2nd and 3rd June 2018 for a training to build their capacities to bring positive social change in their areas. The camp was held in Neral and both the groups had time to get to know each other on the bus ride though a few … Continue reading Anubhuti Youth Residential Training Camp
The story of Deepa Pawar, our Founder and Director, and her work for sexual and reproductive empowerment of girls, women and youth along with other work spanning over 17 years has been recognised internationally by the University of California's contest Tell Her Story! Anubhuti submitted her story as a remarkable woman working in South Asia … Continue reading Winner in UC Berkeley’s Tell Her Story Competition!
Founder and President of Anubhuti Trust, Deepa Pawar, was selected as a finalist in the CII Foundation's Woman Exemplar Program 2018, along with 14 other grassroot leaders in the fields of Education, Health and Micro Enterprise, out of 227 nominations from across the country. Deepa was invited by the CII Foundation, of the Confederation of … Continue reading Finalist in CII Foundation’s Women Exemplar Award
Every year for these 16 days between November 25 to December 10, across the world, community activists, NGOs, businesses, and governments come together to fight for a cause that is to end gender-based violence against women and girls. Power packed campaigns are organized to bring attention, galvanize actions and changes that have an impact. This … Continue reading Anubhuti’s 16 Days of Activism 2017
As a part of our youth leadership program in Kolegaon, a visit of 26 youth was organised with the Manpada Police station in Kalyan. The visit was for exploring the police as a system that is an important and responsible stakeholder of our democracy. Youth had prepared questions through which they would try to understand their … Continue reading Kolegaon Youth Visit Manpada Police Station
On the occasion of Buddha Purnima, Raahi organised a 2 day visit to Pune. The aim of the visit was to understand and interact with the work of activists, who have and continue to have an impact on social and political change. This trip was coordinated almost fully by the members of Raahi itself including … Continue reading Raahi Goes To Pune!