Domestic Violence 03 Jan

Domestic Violence

BSS belives that Domestic Violence is any form of Physical, Sexual and/ or Emotional Abuse experienced by Women from any age, socio economic, educational, occupational, religious and racial groups. It is a systematic way of maintaining power and control over women. Domestic Violence is a result of and is perpetuated by the patriarchal society we…

Child Sexual Abuse 03 Jan

Child Sexual Abuse

One in three girls and one in seven boys are sexually abused at some point in their childhood, according to most reliable studies of child sexual abuse. Most often child sexual abuse is a gradual process and not a single event. By learning the early warning signs and how to effectively step in and speak…

Anti-Female Foeticide 03 Jan

Anti-Female Foeticide

The Census 2001 indicates that while there is an increase in the overall sex ratio of the country (927 females per 1000 males in 1991 to 933 females per 1000 males in 2001), the child sex ratio (in the 0-6 age group) has shown a decline in almost all the States as compared to the…

Safety of Women 03 Jan

Safety of Women

“Sixteen Days of Awakening Drive for Safety of Women” by Bharatiya Stree Shakti Jagaran (BSSJ) Pune. BSSJ Pune had organized a sixteen days awakening drive on presently relevant, important issue of women’s safety from 25th Nov. 2015 (White Ribbon Day & International Day for Elimination of Violence against women) to 10th Dec. 2015 (Human Right…

Seeking equality in Temples 03 Jan

Seeking equality in Temples

A Shani temple in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district was cleansed ceremonially after a woman entered the temple and offered oil on it, breaking its 400-year-old tradition. Bharatiya Stree Shakti considers the act caretakers took as derogatory and insult to women and women hood. Representives of BSS(Mumbai) met CM Devendra Fadnavis on 5th December 2015 to register…