With increasing response and invites from colleges who cater to students from NT-DNT, rural, marginalized backgrounds, regarding our youth mental health and mental justice sessions, we are getting the opportunity to engage with these institutions, students and teachers in other districts too. Recently we had such an opportunity, thanks to NT-DNT activist and Prof Vinayak … Continue reading Out-of-District Trainings with Stakeholders on Mental Justice
Anubhuti has been creating, publishing and disseminating this Mental Justice Planner since 2021. It was created to fill the gap of easily accessible literature for mental health support in a local language, in a format that is used by a wide range of persons and as part of everyday life - without any additional burden … Continue reading Dissemination of “Mental Justice Planners 2023”
On 26 January that is Republic Day of India we were privileged to have over 1000 audience comprising maximum NT-DNT, Dalit communities, actively participating in Constitution Literacy awareness events. The Anubhuti mentored Badlache Parv Kala Manch carried out awareness through songs, Preamble reading, leaflets distribution, slogans across Ambernath and Vitthalwadi, while a large group of … Continue reading Youth & Adolescents-Led Republic Day Celebrations
On occasion of Savitribai Phule Jayanti (Birth Anniversary) on 3rd January, we celebrated Savitri Utsav over the month, with over 150 women from different villages, Adivasi padas, NT-DNT tent communities - from Chon, Rahtoli & Mulgaon in Badlapur, Kolegaon in Dombivli, Circus Ground & Prakash Nagar in Ambernath, and Nehru Nagar in Vitthalwadi. We discussed … Continue reading Savitri Utsav Celebrated with over 150 Women
The entire Anubhuti team and our Youth Cultural Group - Badlache Parv Kala Manch, were privileged to be a part of the Mahaparinirvan Diwas (Death Anniversary) of Dr. Ambedkar that is marked every year over two days - 5 & 6 December at Shivaji Park, Dadar - alongwith thousands of his followers who come here … Continue reading Constitution Literacy at Dr. Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Diwas in Shivaji Park, Dadar
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!
Recently on 2nd December, Founder Deepa Pawar put forth her points as a Panelist at the Conference on Violence Against Women organized by UNHCR and UN Women in New Delhi, India. She presented on inter-generational feminism, strategies, ideas going forward. Deepa especially asserted her perspective with Dalit Feminism intersectional lens, herself being a Nomadic Tribe woman.
Starting on 26 November on occasion of Indian Constitution Day, through 10 December on occasion of Human Rights Day - we carried out our Hum Sanvidhanvadi (हम संविधानवादि) campaign with autorickshaw drivers at 6 spots across Ambernath, Badlapur, Kalyan and Dombivali. This year we introduced another creative aspect - plates with the words: "I am … Continue reading Hum Sanvidhanwadi campaign with Auto Drivers on Indian Constitution Day and Human Rights Day
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
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