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  project name ~ Gender Mainstreaming Perspectives in various institutions

category ~ Women Empowerment




  Project Name


Gender Mainstreaming Perspectives in various institutions






Women Empowerment



Bhavnagar, Amreli, Dahod and Panchmahals




  Budget Approved


Rs 400000


  Year Approved








  Chapter Coordinators


Vinay Pandey
Nihit Bajaj


San Diego





Annual General Meeting - Rajula





Utthan is an NGO thats involved in the following focus areas: 1. Gender Empowerment 2. Livelihood Generation 3. Peace and Harmony They are requesting Rs 1099200 for the year 2012 to support their efforts in the above developmental areas.





In the past Utthan has helped achieve a degree of water self-sufficiency for the people of Bhal in Gujarat through water harvesting techniques and other systemic programmes. This in turn helped empower the marginalised sections of society in the area to demand better representation and governance by the aforementioned majority.





1. Utthan envisions a society that imbibes and ensures the values of gender justice, equality, peace and happiness in practice. 2. Utthan initiates gender sensitive processes of empowerment amongst the most vulnerable communities, through a process of building conscientiousness and organizing around their major issues.



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