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  project name ~ Women towards peaceful co-existance

category ~ Women Empowerment




  Project Name


Women towards peaceful co-existance






Women Empowerment







  Budget Approved


Rs 0


  Year Approved







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  Chapter Coordinators


Sandhya Govindaraju


Johns Hopkins





Livelibhood Generation programmes with other NGOs





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.





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/





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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