Youth-led public campaigns against sexual harassment

In the month of December, trained youth leaders - from Raahi Youth Network, Kolegaon and Bamanwada youth groups led public signature and leaflet distribution campaigns at Dadar, Mumbai and Dombivali, Thane District on the issue of women's and girls' safety in public places, especially workplaces. This was in context of the recent incidents of sexual … Continue reading Youth-led public campaigns against sexual harassment

Menstruation Fair and Mann Mela Training

13 selected youth leaders from all our programs - Kolegaon Youth Group, Bamanwada Youth Group, Raahi and Constitution Friends (Sanvidhan Mitr) came together on 27th November for a special training on how to implement our unique 'Menstruation Fair' and 'Mann Mela - Mental Health Fair' modules. We thank Mariwala Health Initiative for supporting this. The … Continue reading Menstruation Fair and Mann Mela Training

Youth-led Constitution Literacy with Mental Health Justice

Earlier this year, we started working with colleges spread across Dombivali to Karjat in Thane District on Mental Health Justice by providing trainings and carrying out data collection on the subject. This was a part of founder Deepa Pawar's project as a GYAA Advocate 2019. We thus reached over 1000 culturally, socially, economically diverse youth … Continue reading Youth-led Constitution Literacy with Mental Health Justice

Constitution Literacy Focus Group Discussions with College Youth

Anubhuti has added a new process this year to our Inter-College Constitution Literacy Exam, to be held in coming January. The Constitution Workshop that took place in October 2019, is now being followed up with focus group discussions in each of the 11 registered colleges with their students' delegation - for more in-depth discussion on … Continue reading Constitution Literacy Focus Group Discussions with College Youth

Youth Leadership with Mental Health Justice Residential Camp 2019

Anubhuti’s annual tradition of youth leadership residential camps continued this year on 1 & 2 November 2019 with 42 selected youth leaders, supported by Mariwala Health Initiative.  Youth from Kolegaon, Bamanwada and Raahi came together in this training based on the module created by Deepa Pawar. While the earlier camps focused on personal with socio-political … Continue reading Youth Leadership with Mental Health Justice Residential Camp 2019

Constitution Conversations Campaign in Communities

We had an amazing day this year on 26th November on occassion of Indian National Constitution Day at the communities of Netivali, Kalyan (E) and at Bamanwada, Vile Parle (E) in Thane and Mumbai districts of Maharashtra respectively. This is the day that the Indian Constitution was adopted by the Constituent Assembly in 1949, laying … Continue reading Constitution Conversations Campaign in Communities

Mental Health Questionnaire

Interview schedule used during Action-Research with college youth on Mental Health Justice. This research was part of the Goalkeeper Youth Action Accelerator program in which founder Deepa Pawar is a 2019 advocate. The data collected from 1000 diverse youth will be used to advocate for institutional, administrative, policy-backed support to youth mental health. Page 1Page … Continue reading Mental Health Questionnaire

Constitution Literacy with Mental Health Justice for College Youth

Youth of India are our present and future leaders. While both civil society and government has many programs striving to provide them formal education, we still lack in making them ‘literate’ about our Democracy. That is, there is no syllabus in our education system to impart literacy about the basic processes, laws, systems – and most importantly, values – of … Continue reading Constitution Literacy with Mental Health Justice for College Youth

Sensitization and Advocacy with Stakeholders

Over the last few months, stakeholders in KDMC and K-east ward have been met with trainings and advocacy on issues of safety and mental health. Youth leaders of Kolegaon carried out an audit of cleanliness in their area - which they think is one of the major daily irritants affecting the community. They mapped the … Continue reading Sensitization and Advocacy with Stakeholders