Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups

by Urban Health Resource Centre
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Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
Self-reliance & resilience in slum women's groups
May 3, 2016

Access of slum dwellers to Govt.ID, Address Proof

Access of slum dwellers to Govt. ID, Address Proof
Access of slum dwellers to Govt. ID, Address Proof

This story unfolding gradually over the past 4 years shows how slum/informal settlement dwellers leading lives of powerlessness and no voice can be motivated with gentle efforts of UHRC’s social facilitators. With motivation, training to help acquire knowledge of rights and entitlements and  continued mentoring helps  them develop negotiation skills to effectively negotiate with civic offices. Such  incremental strength and sense of power among slum women’s groups enabled them facilitate enhancd access of their families, neighbors to govt. Picture IDs, proof of address and residence and voter cards. They are now able to access government services, schemes and exercise democratic rights. 

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Urban Health Resource Centre

Location: New Delhi - India
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Siddharth Agarwal
Indore, Madhya Pradesh India
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