Youth Led NT-DNT Toilet Audit

We have started 'NT-DNT Toilet Audit' with the objective of gathering data for advocacy about the dire situation of NT-DNT communities' sanitation. As per founder & NT-DNT activist Deepa Pawar's 2021 study on NT-DNT Women's Sexual Reproductive Health Rights, all public services are anyway not planned or built keeping in mind nomadic populations. The needs … Continue reading Youth Led NT-DNT Toilet Audit

Savitribai Phule Jayanti by Badlache Parv Kala Manch with NT-DNT communities

Yesterday, Anubhuti mentored Badlache Parv Kala Manch had the privilege to perform at the #NT_DNT tent settlement at Ambernath Circus Ground. They used progressive cultural forms like Laavni, Powada, Kirtan, Jatyavarchigaani, Shayari, Bharud, Abhang, Dohe, Ovi.. - legacies of Social Activists such as Tukoba, Vithabai, Bahinabai, Namdev, Chokhamela and countless others who gave great contributions … Continue reading Savitribai Phule Jayanti by Badlache Parv Kala Manch with NT-DNT communities

Another Youth Led Mann Mela

Anubhuti's unique Mann Mela module is dynamically developing every year since its launch in 2018. It provides mental health literacy, awareness and support from a social justice lens, in a language that is accessible, easily understood, and unburdened by stigma and jargon. Every year, another set of youth team is trained to conduct it, so … Continue reading Another Youth Led Mann Mela

Indian Women’s Liberation Day Celebrated by Youth Cultural Activists

Today, 25th December, is celebrated as Indian Women's Liberation Day. Because on this day in 1927, Dr. Ambedkar took a radical stand against the anti-women, anti-Bahujan lawbook Manusmriti - he burnt it - that many in India believed in then, and continue to follow today. Anubhuti mentored Badlache Parv Kala Manch formed by youth from … Continue reading Indian Women’s Liberation Day Celebrated by Youth Cultural Activists

Continued Vaccination Camps with NT-DNT communities

I am disabled. I visited many vaccination centres before but they would be on the first on second floor and I could not climb up. When I heard Anubhuti has set up camp in this area, I knew it would be accessible and I was right. Here I am. A person with disability, Vaidu (healer) … Continue reading Continued Vaccination Camps with NT-DNT communities

Vaccination Drive with 1500 NT-DNT persons

A hugely successful Vaccination Drive for 1500 NT-DNT (Nomadic & Denotified Tribe) persons was organized in a community in Vitthalwadi, Kalyan, in Thane District, Maharashtra. Community leaders stated that this was the first such drive all over Maharashtra. We have huge appreciation for the community volunteers who managed this mammoth 3 day event, taking care … Continue reading Vaccination Drive with 1500 NT-DNT persons

Leadership Training with Youth

"Our Founder is the most socio-politically marginalized in our group" - this simple statement by a team member today, at a Leadership workshop with youth, tells an entire story of personal struggle as well as organizational risk-bearing capacity of its leadership. We find this statement to be an organizational privilege - grassroot leadership gives direction, … Continue reading Leadership Training with Youth

Progressive traditions to celebrate 15th August Independance Day

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

Youth celebrate NT-DNT Vimukta Diwas

August month is celebrated as month of NT-DNT Vimukta Din, to mark 31 August when these communities gained their independance from the offensive, vengeful and wicked criminalization forced upon them, first by colonial British rulers and continued by independant Indian administration. 1st August 2021 was a historic beginning for us, when NT and other marginalized … Continue reading Youth celebrate NT-DNT Vimukta Diwas