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Empowering and Protecting Slum Girls

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Empowering and Protecting Slum Girls
Empowering and Protecting Slum Girls
Empowering and Protecting Slum Girls
Empowering and Protecting Slum Girls
Empowering and Protecting Slum Girls
Empowering and Protecting Slum Girls
Empowering and Protecting Slum Girls
Empowering and Protecting Slum Girls
Empowering and Protecting Slum Girls
Empowering and Protecting Slum Girls
Empowering and Protecting Slum Girls
Empowering and Protecting Slum Girls

Summary

To empower and educate adolescent girls on Reproductive Sexual Health [ARSH] and Family Life Education [FLE] to make them physically and emotionally capable to lead a successful life. About one-third of adolescents in India report physical and sexual abuse. To be implemented at 2 slum locations for another year (2018) with proper monitoring. 100 Adolescent Girls would be empowered on ARSH and FLE. Overall health and gender empowerment would be ensured to create a healthier society.

$35,000
total goal
$10,746
remaining
66
donors
2
monthly donors
1
year

Challenge

The latest UNICEF report says that about one-third of adolescents in India report physical and sexual abuse. This situation remains stagnant till now. And it is further worse in slum locations where families living in vulnerable conditions with minimal resources and all odds.

Solution

Provide the basic knowledge and awareness to adolescent girls [11-19 yrs age group] on Reproductive and Sexual health. Build their knowledge and Skills on Family Life aspects [Physical, Social, Psychological and moral dimensions] to relate, understand and cope with challenges to lead a healthier life. Educate and inform them about Safety measures to avoid social risks and threats.

Long-Term Impact

Expected Outcome - Around 100 Adolescent Girls would be empowered on reproductive health aspects and Family life dimensions. Adolescent girls would be able to have a healthier life and would be well informed about internal and external threats of life and future challenges. Overall Health and Gender Empowerment would be ensured to create a healthy society.

Resources

http:/​/​www.sukarya.org/​
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facebook page of Sukarya

Organization Information

Sukarya

Location: Gurgaon - India
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @sukaryango
Project Leader:
Shipra Shukla
Gurgaon, India
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