KrantiJyoti Dnyanjyoti Savitri bai Phule Jayanti 05 Jan

KrantiJyoti Dnyanjyoti Savitri bai Phule Jayanti

3rd January: KrantiJyoti Dnyanjyoti Savitri bai Phule Jayanti- Savitribai and her husband Mahatma Jyotiba Phule founded first girls’ school in Pune, Maharashtra. In memory of Savitribai Phule, all branches of BSS in India organised programs for rural and urban women on Digital Literacy, Legal literacy, Environmental Literacy, Financial literacy etc.  

Help after floods in Chiplun 08 Sep

Help after floods in Chiplun

Distributed BSS kits to 127 needy women at Mithagari Mohalla . Tears in their eyes, and goosebumps while listening to the story of their life escape from the fury of the flood.   BSS VOLUNTEERS HUGE CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS HELP AFTER DEVASTATING FLOODS IN CHIPLUN- MAHARASHTRA BSS Chiplun undertook a mammoth action to help women in…

Ab Khule Mein Bandh 02 Oct

Ab Khule Mein Bandh

Since last few years Bharatiya Stree Shakti is working on the issue of ‘Need for safe and clean public toilets for women’ Bharatiya Stree Shakti (BSS)  demands Public toilets on the highways for men also. *Yes!  You read it correctly. Women’s organisation demands Public toilets for men.* Peeing in public is surely not a symbol…

Championing for clean, safe  well equipped toilets on Highways and long Roadways of Maharashtra 28 May

Championing for clean, safe well equipped toilets on Highways and long Roadways of Maharashtra

The deputed team of ‘Bharatiya Stree Shakti’ Maharashtra State Executive committee,  had a meeting with Minister of Revenue, Public works, Government of Maharashtra ‘Shri Chandrakant Dada Patil’ at his office in Mantralaya. All the toilets on highways in Maharashtra  at every 100km will have proper arrangements for cleanliness management. His team was ready with the implementation…

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…