Mann Mela with ITI students on occasion of Women’s Day

Anubhuti had started this creative, games-based, easy to understand, unburdened with jargon and stigma, grassroot youth-led mental health literacy and support module - called Mann Mela - in 2018. Till date, 7 batches of youth facilitators have been trained who are themselves young women, young men, with varied lived experiences from NT-DNT, rural, adivasi, bahujan … Continue reading Mann Mela with ITI students on occasion of Women’s Day

Understanding Shivaji Maharaj’s History during Shiv Jayanti Celebrations

On occasion of Shiv Jayanti (birth anniversary of the great progressive king Shivaji Maharaj), it was really inspiring to see over 50 women from 5 different communities - including from NT-DNT, Adivasi and rural, who came together to understand about Shivaji Maharaj and his feminist, democratic, egalitarian history. Games, reading, studying, discussions took place through … Continue reading Understanding Shivaji Maharaj’s History during Shiv Jayanti Celebrations

Out-of-District Trainings with Stakeholders on Mental Justice

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

Trainings with Colleges, Ashram Shalas, ITIs

Over the last month in January, on occasion of the Birth Anniversaries of Savitribai Phule, Fatima Sheikh, Jijabai.. We have reached several schools, colleges, ITIs, Ashram Shalas - both students and teachers, with trainings on Mental Justice, mental health, gender, POSH Act, Constitution, leadership, legal awareness. These educational institutions have been reached through the initiatives … Continue reading Trainings with Colleges, Ashram Shalas, ITIs

Savitri Utsav Celebrated with over 150 Women

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

Constitution Literacy at Dr. Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Diwas in Shivaji Park, Dadar

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

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!

Hum Sanvidhanwadi campaign with Auto Drivers on Indian Constitution Day and Human Rights Day

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

Historical Ideological Journey with Women

We are continuing with our practical, experiential tours to understand and spark interest about our country's Democratic, progressive history and our great progressive, egalitarian, just leaders. These tours involve on site information sharing by history experts as well as physical exploration by the participants. On November 20, we went on a full day trip to … Continue reading Historical Ideological Journey with Women

Expression through Songs with Women

Women especially of Dalit, Bahujan, NTDNT, Adivasi, rural communities are adept at expressions through songs, poems, ditties... they have also been the creators and propagators of social change through songs at a very grassroot level. Anubhuti has been working with the women in the villages where our centres are located - Kolegaon, Rahtoli, Chon - … Continue reading Expression through Songs with Women