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!
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
As rains and flooding lashed western Maharashtra, the worst affected have been Nomadic & Denotified families (NT-DNTs). They live on the most risky land - marshy land, banks of rivers, base and slope of hills, undeveloped land, near forests, among high grasses and bushes. This makes them much more vulnerable to natural disasters like floods, … Continue reading Flood Relief with NT-DNT families
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
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
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 publised 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!
The nomadic & denotified tribes (NT-DNTs) form a major pillar of our society - their contributions to labor force, arts, culture, technology are immense but unrecognized. It is our responsibility to stand with them. Anubhuti was the first organization to recognize the severe impact of COVID on these communities and worked with them throughout the … Continue reading Online talks connecting issues faced by the NT-DNTs to #MentalJustice
The Nomadic and De-notified Tribes (NT-DNT) form a major pillar of our society - their contributions to labor force, arts, culture, technology are immense but unrecognized. It is our responsibility to stand with them during these difficult times. Today, tune in at 8pm IST to the Instagram handle @karmaatalks to hear our founder Deepa Pawar, … Continue reading In conversation with founder Deepa Pawar about building ground leadership of NT-DNTs
Nomadic Tribes and Denotified Nomadic Tribe (NT/DNT) communities form 15% of India’s population, yet they remain the most under-represented and marginalised in almost all spheres of - political representation, education, heath, social status, democratic process etc. Anubhuti, because our founder Deepa Pawar is herself from a nomadic community, recognized the specific and deep impacts of … Continue reading Online talks for awareness about NT-DNTs