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Research Project and Seminars 06 Jan

Research Project and Seminars

Bharatiya Stree Shakti (BSS) is a voluntary, autonomous, apolitical organization working for empowerment of women by promoting Gender Equality, Economic Independence and Education for Women. Established in 1988, BSS believes in the principles of equality and cooperation amongst men and women focusing on harmony in family and society. Since last 30 years our volunteers have…

Participatory Approach as Empaneled NGO 06 Jan

Participatory Approach as Empaneled NGO

Bharatiya Stree Shakti as an empaneled partner NGO with MWCD got an opportunity to contribute views on policies and schemes.  Our representatives were invited for a meeting by National Human Rights Commission NHRC, to review the status of implementation of “ONE STOP CENTER- OSC”. OSC is a scheme by MWCD which is for integrated support…

Human Trafficking 06 Jan

Human Trafficking

The crime of human trafficking has assumed a form of global epidemic, characterized by exploitation of humans beyond borders for financial and personal gain. Though women are the prime targets, children and men also fall victims. Streechetana, a women’s organization in Kozhikode, Kerala (affiliated Bharatiya Stree Shakti) jointly with NCW held a one-day National Seminar…

Efficacy of Laws -II 06 Jan

Efficacy of Laws -II

On similar lines another seminar was also conducted in Mumbai. Bharatiya Stree Shakti organized a one-day national level consultative seminar on “Efficacy of Laws Pertaining to Marital and Property Rights of Women in Different Religions” in collaboration with National Commission for Women and with academic support of Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management, Development…

Efficacy of Laws- I 06 Jan

Efficacy of Laws- I

In a struggle for equal status, rights of women also called for attention. To emphasize the need of this pressing issue, Chetana- Conscience of women, Delhi [CCW] (affiliated to Bharatiya Stree Shakti) had successfully organized a one-day Legal Awareness Seminar in Delhi on “Efficacy of Laws Pertaining to Property and Marital Rights of Women from…

Tackling Violence against Women 06 Jan

Tackling Violence against Women

All the citizens of India have right to live quality life. Bharatiya Stree Shakti strives for gender equality and women empowerment so that women could live in peace and harmony in Indian society. The infamous “Nirbhaya” case generated widespread outrage and was widely condemned in India and abroad. Bharatiya Stree Shakti in consultation with Ministry…

Gender Inclusive Smart City 06 Jan

Gender Inclusive Smart City

The “Smart Cities Mission” is a flagship program of the Government of India. It talks about assuring livability, infrastructure and immense possibilities of development. BSS believes in gender just viewpoint in all schemes, programs and policies for its effective outreach to whole society. Gender perspective in Smart Cities Mission will achieve inclusive citizen engagement. We…

Scientifically right method to dispose off used Sanitary Napkin is plausible! 03 Jan

Scientifically right method to dispose off used Sanitary Napkin is plausible!

Under total Sanitation Campaign , ‘Menstrual Hygiene’ is one of the components. In a woman’s life on an average 1750 days are spent by a woman during menstruation. Present Unhygienic disposal practices: 1) Disposal with Domestic waste 2) Sewerage line/Nalas in Basti 3) Disposal on the roads 4) Disposal in the toilets Impact of these…

Women’s Public Toilets Hygiene 03 Jan

Women’s Public Toilets Hygiene

KERALA : Stree Chetana in Kerala did a survey of status of Public Toilets in Kerala and demanded that the City Corporation provide better public toilets in the city. Women, outside their homes, go to restaurants not just to eat or drink but also to use the toilets. The major reason for this the inadequate…

Emergency Contraceptive Pills 03 Jan

Emergency Contraceptive Pills

A survey conducted by Bharatiya Stree Shakti shows that 90% of the young girls and women don’t know much about safe sex and safe sex practices. In this survey, more than 80% of young girls confessed ignorance about the dangerous side effects of Emergency Contraceptive pills. More than 90% of women expressed that these advertisements…