DISHA SOCIAL ORGANIZATION

Youths' Rally against VAW and for Promoting Women Equality

In partnership with Nehru Yuva Kendra, Disha organised two youth rallies on August 8 and 27, 2013.These rallies were ‘against’ violence against women and ‘for’ women equality.Hundreds of women, volunteers and youths participated in the rally which started from Disha training centre, traversed through main market of Sultanpur-Chilkana and concluded at the origination.

The rally was flagged off by Mr. Rajesh Jadaun, District Coordinator of Nehru Yuva Kendra. Before the rally started, he said if youth is sensitised properly, vital change in social scenario can be brought in toward women’s equality. Addressing the rallyists, Mr KNTiwari gave the participants an overview of the work done by Disha towards promoting gender equity.

A similar rally was taken out at Behat town of Sahranpur district on August 18, 2013, in collaboration with ParvezSamajik Sansthan, Saharanpur. Over 150 youth from Disha Social Organization and ParwazSamajik Sansthan participated. Another rally was also taken out at Behat town on August 28, 2013, in collaboration with Nehru Yuva Kendra.