Young Women’s Historical Ideological Journey to Ancient Buddhist Caves

"बुद्ध कबीर भिमराओ फुले .. या भूमी वर जन्मले .. त्यांनी जनजीवन फुलविले ग..!!" With these rousing words of a song remembering the great progressive leaders Buddha, Dr. Ambedkar, Jyotiba Phule and Kabir, a caravan of 50 young Bahujan, Bauddha, Nomadic, Adivasi women climbed the steps leading to the Kapichit Buddhist Caves in Junnar as … Continue reading Young Women’s Historical Ideological Journey to Ancient Buddhist Caves

Constitutional Literacy, Gender & Environmental Justice with Adivasi, Nomadic Youth

"I have the determination to keep studying even upto college" "I am told by my neighbors that I am good at studies so not to leave school like they had to.." These statements may seem common for overall youth - but coming from Nomadic, Adivasi first generation learners - children and youth whose entire generations … Continue reading Constitutional Literacy, Gender & Environmental Justice with Adivasi, Nomadic Youth

Historical Intellectual Tour to Kanheri Caves

This is part of a small program that Anubhuti has started since the beginning of our group's formation. Since 2016, we are organizing visits to sites of historical significance - especially sites that have seen important democratic, egalitarian, progressive events and actions. These have included Savtiribai Phule's school in Bhidewada, Pune as well as her … Continue reading Historical Intellectual Tour to Kanheri Caves

Intersectional Career Counselling

Since the beginning of June, we are running "Career Counseling with Mental Justice" program - group counselling, one-to-one guidance, online admissions support, family counseling, information about various courses and scholarships according to each youth's interest, aptitude, and needs. Most importantly, this is with the understanding that youth's education prospects are not an individual matter but … Continue reading Intersectional Career Counselling

Mental Justice Training with Bahujan College Students

We had a recent full day training with 60 young men at ITI College, Ambernath. There is no doubt about the need for Mental health support in Higher Education. Multiple news & statistics paint a grim picture of how we are failing our youth- especially Bahujan youth already dealing with low social confidence, financial crises, … Continue reading Mental Justice Training with Bahujan College Students

Film about our “Mann Mela – Mental Justice Fair”

This is a glimpse of our Mann Mela - Mental Justice Fair! https://youtu.be/umPpMSmiFrM Launched in 2018, this is a module with 8 games - created for and by grassroot leaders.. Anubhuti's founder Deepa Pawar, with lived experiences as a woman, from a nomadic tribe, with multiple vulnerabilities, first conceptualized in 2016 such a highly accessible, … Continue reading Film about our “Mann Mela – Mental Justice Fair”

“#Leadership_Matters”: Mentoring Program with NT-DNT, Adivasi Young Women

"Young women like us need to come forward and lead, if we are to fight for our needs." - says Asha, a youth leader from a NT-DNT community. This is a first of its kind mentorship program with young women of marginalized communities on Gender with Mental Justice - led by pioneering women leaders from … Continue reading “#Leadership_Matters”: Mentoring Program with NT-DNT, Adivasi Young Women

Mann Mela with ITI College Young Women on International Women’s Day

Anubhuti had launched Mann Mela in 2018 - a unique games based, grassroot led, highly adaptable to diverse contexts module for mental health literacy & support. It has been carried out with over 500 youth and women in colleges, rural areas & adivasi villages since 4 years. The 'fair' currently has 8 stalls: Mukhavte (Emotion masks), Saap Sidhi (Snakes … Continue reading Mann Mela with ITI College Young Women on International Women’s Day

Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Celebration

We are all indebted to Jyotiba Phule, among many reasons is his digging out the true history and birth anniversary date of Shivaji Maharaj - an egalitarian, inclusive, just, secular ruler & leader who pioneered many innovative practices. Phule brought more clearly to us this version of Shivaji; we thank his pioneering efforts and later … Continue reading Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Celebration