Promotion of Gender Equity and Equality

promotion of gender equityDisha has devoted its 32 years towards ending gender discrimination prevailing in many parts of India, including Saharanpur district. The tools used for this are street plays and puppet shows, youth rallies, sensitisation workshops, exposure visits, interaction meet with government and non-government agencies, etc. Thousands of youth, locals and others have joined hands with Disha in its efforts to promote gender equity and equality.

During the year under reporting eight sensitisation workshops were held with youth on violence against women and gender equality issues. These workshops were held on November 4, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21 and 25, 2014. The venues were local Intermediate Colleges: BSAM Inter College, Patna village, Nav Janodaya Inter College, Sultanpur-Chilkana and Janta Inter College, Saharanpur. In each workshop around 30 youths participated.