India has more than 50% population below the age of 25. India also has one of the highest youth suicide rates globally, and suicide is the leading cause of mortality in this population. This calls for action at multiple levels; and most importantly in education institutions where they spend a significant amount of time, explore … Continue reading Online Course on Mental Health for Teachers
On occasion of World Mental Health Day , we are really excited and proud to share this film on Mann Mela - our unique games-based mental health and mental justice fair! https://youtu.be/IC0LidXQAyE?si=PA2R6TUG58b-eTBH Developed by Deepa Pawar who belongs to a nomadic tribe, the module is inclusive and congnisant of the way that mental health is … Continue reading Mann Mela Film Launched!
A 2-day residential training camp exclusively for young women was organized for them to have the freedom and own space to understand in depth about gender. All the participants belong to NT-DNT, Adivasi, Dalit and rural backgrounds. With these intersections, the training was bound to be very rich intellectually and emotionally. Sessions using experience sharing, … Continue reading Residential Camp on Gender understanding in context of caste, religion, history
Anubhuti extends heartfelt congratulations to all these youth living in tent communities, adivasi pada, in interior villages - who have passed 10th and 12th Board exams this year. What they have done is historical - many being NT-DNT and Adivasi, they live in tent/grass/mud houses. They are not only first generation learners, but with no … Continue reading Congratulations to NT-DNT, Adivasi, rural youth who have passed board exams!
Continuing the process of education support with youth of NT-DNT, adivasi, rural and migrant communities, Anubhuti is holding Career Leadership trainings with students who have recently passed or appeared for 10th and 12th Board exams. These are based on our unique Career Leadership module which helps students understand self, their own and community strengths, the … Continue reading Career Leadership Trainings started
It was a great knowledge sharing and learning opportunity, where we had language experts and activists from 3 different locations - one from the US, and two from Uttar Pradesh and from Uttarakhand - visit us at Anubhuti. They shared about the work they are doing in context of language revitalization and Deepa Pawar shared … Continue reading Knowledge exchange meeting with Language experts
"Vulnerability goes much beyond poverty" - opening statement by Deepa Pawar, representing the NT-DNT voice at the DPF 2023. She read excerpts from her book of stories of NT-DNT women she interviewed across Maharashtra. Deepa spoke at the "Dasra Philanthropy Forum 2023 - Rebuilding India" in California, on "Leading from the Margins - An Intersectional … Continue reading Deepa at the Dasra Philanthropy Forum
Had the opportunity to hold important discussions on Caste in context of Mental Health with above 60 mental health practitioners who are working with a wide cross-section of society across India - as part of the The Fault in our Chai Training program organized by Mariwala Health Initiative. Anubhuti Founder Deepa Pawar conducted this session … Continue reading Training on Caste with Mental Health Practitioners
Over 3rd and 4th April, we spent two days with the CMHLP's (Centre for Mental Health Law & Policy) Atmiyata project team with in-depth facilitation on Mental Health and Domestic Violence. Deepa Pawar, bringing in a strong Constitutional and anti-caste perspective, facilitated different sessions for perspective building and approach building. The concept of Domestic Violence … Continue reading Facilitation with CMHLP Atmiyata Team on DV & Mental Health
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