Girls Clubs for Gender Equitable Society
Mohini, Ashvini, and Janhavi belonging to tribal communities went through our Mi Shakti Girls Power Leadership Development Program and these three girls together were able to mobilize more than 60 girls from five different villages by forming Girls’ Clubs and motivating them to come together stand up to create a gender-equitable society.
Menstrual and Sanitation Facility at School
Menstrual and sanitation facilities in schools are still the most neglected issue. As long as the girls themselves don't come forward and talk about it, the issue will continue to be ignored. Let's come together and rise up for our rights. girls' school dropouts push them into the valley of partial education, child marriage, child labor, poverty and violence. That’s why Work for Equality has taken up the issue of lack of menstrual and sanitation facilities in schools, as it i
A great tribute to our inspiration “Mother Savitribai Phule”, the Indian social reformer by empowering more girls through our Mi Shakti - Rising Girls Initiative by Work for Equality because she saw and believed in the girls’ power to change this world to make it a gender-equitable world! 29 girls from more than 15 communities went through Mi Shakti- Rising Girls Leadership Training Program which focuses on building the capacities of the girls to understand their own issues,
The street play is done by volunteers of Work for Equality on the importance of vaccines to fight against the pandemic.
Cummins India appreciated our girls' leaders with trophies and certificates for their amazing work and for making positive changes in society, empowering more and more girls, and standing up together to fight for their rights. These young girls are not only taking up important issues like lack of menstrual sanitation facilities at schools but also lending their hands in times of crisis like collecting dry ration for the people stuck in floods or setting up poster exhibitions
Children's Day Celebration
On the occasion of Children’s Day, Our Prerana Community Centers celebrated their day in a much special way! Children decorated their centers and celebrated the day with fun activities, dance, snacks, and also children greeted each other with handmade greeting cards.
A little get-together with our Prerana Home children for the Diwali celebration and to give these amazing girls a day full of fun, games, activities, and a lot of laughter! We gifted the girls with wristwatches and also gave them the ingredients to make the Diwali sweets.
Our girls’ leaders organized a Press conference at Patrakar Bhavan, Pune on the occasion of International girl child day to present before the authorities the issues and concerns of girls and talked about the solutions that can be implemented on a broader scale level. Even though it was their experience presenting their issues to a larger audience, it was a successful event and they got positive responses from many reporters. This not only increased the confidence of our girl
Two years of hard work and dedication of our girls’ leaders have given them the sweet fruit of success today! 💯 Khed Panchayat Samiti, on 8th October 2021 passed a resolution that all the 132 schools in the Khed Block should be equipped with adequate menstrual sanitation facilities, enough water, dignity room for girls, etc before 30th October 2021. 👭💯💪🏼 The girls held a convention in the Khed Panchayat Samiti, Pune where they expressed their concerns and issues regardin