Opening of 4th Community Centre!
We recently started our 4th Community Centre - newly opened at Prakash Nagar, Ambernath. This centre shall be catering to the NT-DNT tent community nearby, and the surrounding majority Dalit, Bahujan population. We are grateful to the NT leaders who came to show their support not only for Anubhuti's newest centre, but also for their fellow citizens who will be benefiting … Continue reading Opening of 4th Community Centre!
Community Youth Activists Join Us As Interns!
We are so proud, excited and privileged to have this 100% Dalit, Nomadic, NT-DNT youth force as Interns: Akash Jãdhâv, Santosh Athavale, Ashok Bhosale, Diksha Londhe, Neha Dhangar. They are bringing positive grassroot intersectional monitoring in our work and perspectives.
Deepa Pawar honored with Samyak Puraskar
We are proud and honored that our director Deepa Pawar has been awarded the first 'Samyak Puraskar' - for her work on Gender justice, SRHR and rights with NT-DNT, Bahujan youth and women - as a NT young woman leader herself. As the citation says, "this is to find options to hierarchical and unequal systems". … Continue reading Deepa Pawar honored with Samyak Puraskar
Interview on Mental Health, Sexuality and Intersections
If a community is suffering such severe challenges that are impacting them mentally over generations, over hundreds of years; if the ways of mentally exploiting them are so easy and accessible to all, this means that it is not they who are experiencing mental imbalance but society that is attacking their mental justice and stability. … Continue reading Interview on Mental Health, Sexuality and Intersections
Founder Deepa wins in the 2022 Plan India Impact Awards
We are so proud and honored to announce that our founder Deepa Pawar has been selected the winner of the Special Award - Last Mile Champion for Girls' Rights in the recently concluded Plan India Impact Awards 2022! There were more than 550 nominations from all over India in each category, and the selection was … Continue reading Founder Deepa wins in the 2022 Plan India Impact Awards
“#Leadership_Matters”: Mentoring Program with NT-DNT, Adivasi Young Women
"Young women like us need to come forward and lead, if we are to fight for our needs." - says Asha, a youth leader from a NT-DNT community. This is a first of its kind mentorship program with young women of marginalized communities on Gender with Mental Justice - led by pioneering women leaders from … Continue reading “#Leadership_Matters”: Mentoring Program with NT-DNT, Adivasi Young Women
The Wire covers our NT-DNT Toilet Audit
"For NT-DNT Communities in Maharashtra, Swachh Bharat Has Not Brought Clean Toilets. Classified as 'illegal' settlers by the state, nomadic and denotified communities are still denied access to basic sanitation facilities, a recent audit has found..": https://thewire.in/rights/for-nt-dnt-communities-in-maharashtra-swachh-bharat-has-not-brought-clean-toilets
Founder Deepa one of the winners of Martha Farrell Awards
Anubhuti's Founder Deepa Pawar has just been announced the winner in the 'Most Promising Individual' Category in the 5th Martha Farrell Award, held yesterday in New Delhi. The awards are given out in memory of Martha Farrell, a well-known feminist activist who lost her life in an attack while working in Afghanistan. Deepa was selected … Continue reading Founder Deepa one of the winners of Martha Farrell Awards
Presenting our Anti Discrimination Committee 2021-23!
Honored to announce our Anti Discrimination Committee members of 2021-2023! 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 2021-23!