News & Updates

Presenting our Anti Discrimination Committee 2021-22!

Honored to announce our Anti Discrimination Committee members of 2021-2022! All of them belong to marginalized communities and identities, and have lived experiences of discriminations due to social hierarchies. Do go through their profiles, we are truly privileged to have them. Many a times Bahujan representation remains tokenist. We strive to dismantle such practices, and … Continue reading Presenting our Anti Discrimination Committee 2021-22!

Baliraja Utsav Celebrations & Mann Boli Youth Expressions

We recently celebrated Baliraja Utsav - with intellectual, ideological festivities. NT-DNT, Adivasi, Bahujan youth from 5 locations in Thane District came together and actively participated and took a lead in this full-day celebration. As we know, Baliraja is revered as a great ancient king known for his egalitarianism, justice and the prosperity of farmers, labourers, … Continue reading Baliraja Utsav Celebrations & Mann Boli Youth Expressions

Mental Health workshop with Vaghya Murali NT community members in Nashik

Anubhuti has been building connections with NT-DNT ground leaders across Maharashtra since we started working with these communities in 2020. Since then, there have been requests to take our sessions to the towns and villages where many of their people live and work. Thus, last year we had travelled to Indapur and Jejuri in Pune … Continue reading Mental Health workshop with Vaghya Murali NT community members in Nashik

Nature Walks with rural, Bahujan, Adivasi, NT-DNT women

Continuing with activities in the mental health awareness month of October, we organized two events with women of Bahujan, Adivasi, NT-DNT communities living in rural and peri-urban areas. One of these was going on a refreshing "Nature Trail" in Kolegaon - women of DBA communities are historically leaders of environmental justice and environmental protection. They … Continue reading Nature Walks with rural, Bahujan, Adivasi, NT-DNT women

Residential Camp on “Street Play” with trans youth

12th October is a poisonous day in the history of NT-DNT and trans and hijrah communities, because it was on this day that they were criminalized by the colonial Criminal Tribes Act in 1871. We condemn this Act and it's consequences that can still be seen in form of continued stigmatization, labelling, attacking and false … Continue reading Residential Camp on “Street Play” with trans youth

Learning Instruments by Bahujan, NT-DNT, Adivasi youth

on 2nd October, as part of World Mental Health Month, we organized various capacity and knowledge building activities for our Intellectual-Ideological development.. That builds on the inherent skills, proud history and powerful movement strengths of our Bahujan, NTDNT, Adivasi communities adding to their mental justice and empowerment. One of this was a full day workshop … Continue reading Learning Instruments by Bahujan, NT-DNT, Adivasi youth

How to Access Police workshops in 4 communities

Accessing the justice system is an integral part of accessing justice. While the Indian Justice System is democratic, based on our Indian Constitution, its access is quite difficult for a large part of the population. It is important for youth - especially those belonging to marginalized, minority, NT-DNT identities - to understand how to access … Continue reading How to Access Police workshops in 4 communities

“Relationships & Mental Health” workshop with Dalit Bahujan Young Women

As a feminist organization working for youth leadership, it is very important to keep creating spaces for young women, where their leadership, their expressions, their thought-process, their intellectual development shall grow without gendered hindrances. On 25th September we had a full-day workshop with over 40 NT-DNT, Bahujan young women from four villages, padas, tent settlements … Continue reading “Relationships & Mental Health” workshop with Dalit Bahujan Young Women

“Child Friendly Police” – Visits by adolescents to local Police Stations

Building connections and collaboration between youth, children and the police is something we have been doing for years, and find very important. This is because Adivasi, NT-DNT, rural, and Bahujan youth don't always have the best experiences in their interactions with the police. They are not very confident about, nor have the knowledge about accessing … Continue reading “Child Friendly Police” – Visits by adolescents to local Police Stations