Help Stop Violence Against Women in India

by Karuna Trust
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Project Report | Jan 29, 2016
Violence against women awareness raising

By Keval Shah | Project Leader

Rikshaw poster
Rikshaw poster

At the end of last year, all Maitri partners had 2 weeks of working in their project areas, to raise awareness of the topic of violence against women.

The campaign targeted over 21,000 people, and was undertaken by 11 organisations.

It addressed a number of varied topics, namely:

Domestic violence

Sexual harassment


Manual scavenging

Female infanticide

Dowry issues

Legal/rights awareness

It targeted not only women, but also:

Adolescent girls and boys



Activities included

Rallies: for example JanSahas conducted an 11 day march in the 6 districts of MP

Awareness camps

Meetings with government officials

Memorandums submitted to relevant government departments

Street plays/street theatre

Drawing competitions and essay writing on VAW

Workshops/capacity building on related themes

Medical camps for women

It covered the following states


West Bengal

Tamil Nadu/Pondicherry

Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan (Through Jan Sahas)

Haryana, Jharkand ,Bihar, Delhi (through CADAM/NACDOR)

We are still gathering information about the indivuidual successes in varius areas, but please see below the pictures from some poster making and an exhibition by local girls in Amravati district of Maharastra.

Thank you so much for allowing this work to take place through your donations!

poster 1
poster 1
poster 2
poster 2
girls put up posters
girls put up posters
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Organization Information

Karuna Trust

Location: London, England - United Kingdom
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @karuna_trust_uk
Project Leader:
keval shah
London , England United Kingdom

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