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  project name ~ Women towards peaceful co-existance

category ~ Women Empowerment

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Women towards peaceful co-existance

  NGO

 

SAFAR

  Category

 

Women Empowerment

  District

 

Ahmedabad

  State

 

Gujarat

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 0

 

  Year Approved

 

2005

 

 
 
 
 
 

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  Chapter Coordinators

 

Sandhya Govindaraju

 

Austin
Johns Hopkins

 

  Caption

 

 

Livelibhood Generation programmes with other NGOs

 

  Summary

 

 

SAFAR is to inculcate in the society the significance of gender equality, peace, justice and make people aware of human rights.

Itís main thrust have been in the following areas:
Gender Sensitization and orientation programs.
Building capacities of women to combat gender violence and communal conflict. Education on domestic as well as on international laws affecting womenís rights.
Research and analyze the bottlenecks in arriving at a just society.
Network to create space for sharing and learning.
Documentation and publication to promote gender equality, peace and conflict transformation.


 
 

  Achievements

 

 

Sohia Khan, founder of Safar conducted Gender Sensitization workshops for various NGOs and various groups. Safar also works directly with the community in slum and tribal areas. Work for gender equity. They also do myth-bursting. More information can be found at http://studentorgs.utexas.edu/aidaustin/projects/Safar/

 

  Goals

 

 

To strengthen minority womenís identity as well as NGOís and womenís rights activistís capacity in the area of seeking gender justice at domestic level and achieving appropriate dignity as per established human rights standards in the society. They should also be made aware of their constitutional rights while negotiating for peace and justice processes with the state machinery during conflict as well as non-conflict periods.

 
 

  


 
 
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