COVID-19 Emergency: How We Are Responding and How You Can Help

This is a brief description of our emergency response in wake of the COVID-19 crisis and lockdown in India since last week of March 2020. This has included relief in form of bank transfers and dry ration, on-phone counselling, advocacy with government and online awareness campaigns. Please see detailed updates here. We have reached 2300 … Continue reading COVID-19 Emergency: How We Are Responding and How You Can Help

Youth-led Public Campaign on International Women’s Day

Youth from Bamanwada, Bandra, Jogeshwari, Dombivali, Badlapur came together on 8th March for a public campaign to enroll people's support to the safety of women and girls. 8th March is celebrated worldwide, acknowledging equal rights of women; a day that historically signifies rights of working women. In the context of heinous crimes against women - … Continue reading Youth-led Public Campaign on International Women’s Day

Unique Campaign on Violence-free Love on Valentine’s Day

On 14th February, a unique campaign was carried out by the youth leaders of Bamanwada and Dnyaneshwar Nagar to ask for their right to violence-free, fearless love. The campaign started with few young women coming together to create greeting cards to be presented to various stakeholders. These greeting cards were made with messages for creating an … Continue reading Unique Campaign on Violence-free Love on Valentine’s Day

Seminars on ‘Youth Mental Justice’ in collaboration with St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai and SIA College, Dombivali

Anubhuti organised two seminars on the subject of 'Youth Mental Justice' - one a city-wide seminar in collaboration with St. Andrew's College in Bandra, Mumbai and another a National Conference with SIA College in Dombivali, Thane District. We thank the teachers, Principal and management of both colleges who supported this important subject. We regularly conduct … Continue reading Seminars on ‘Youth Mental Justice’ in collaboration with St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai and SIA College, Dombivali

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