"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
"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
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
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!
It is very important to introduce new traditions, that are more democratic, moving further towards Constitutional values, on days of national importance like 15th August, that is Indian Independence Day. This is exactly what youth leaders in Rahtoli, Badlapur and Kolegaon, Dombivali did successfully, by bringing various stakeholders and community members together for social causes, … Continue reading Progressive traditions to celebrate 15th August Independance Day
Maharashtra with the highest number of cases in India, is going back into lockdown. For those who depend on daily wages and won't be able to work, this year will be worse than 2020, becausepeople are physically, emotionally, financially depleted to start with. Anubhuti is starting relief work again - with extra efforts to reach pregnant women, … Continue reading Request for Help: COVID Relief
Deepa Pawar, founder of Anubhuti Trust continued with a series of onilne talks, webinars and workshops - some organized by Anubhuti and various by other platforms. WORKSHOPS WITH COLLEGES On 20th January, an inter-college seminar on Safety at Workplace with college teachers was held in collaboration with DGMC, Malad. The POSH Act 2013 and intersections … Continue reading Continued online reach-out
On the occasion of Savitribai Phule Jayanti, a day before on 2nd January we launched our bi-lingual Mental Justice Planner Diary 2021. With artwork, photos, quotes by our community and some extremely important messages for our mental health with social justice - in easy to understand, everyday language. It was inaugurated by Rotary Club of … Continue reading
We share with immense pleasure that founder Deepa Pawar's article on "Mental Justice of the NT-DNTs in Context of the Pandemic" has been published by the Economic and Political Weekly (EPW)! Please click the following link to read, do comment!https://www.epw.in/engage/article/mental-justice-nt-dnts-context-pandemic
We are happy to announce that founder Deepa Pawar has been selected as a Samvaad 2020 Fellow after weeks of rigorous selection procedure! Her project is to create and publish the first ever book documenting the iron tools & weapons making occupation of her Gadiya Lohar nomadic tribe. While weapons-making is a multi-million dollar global … Continue reading Selected as a Samvaad 2020 Fellow!