RISE AGAINST INEQUALITY
Introducing young people to a safe online platform where they can enhance their understanding on women’s rights, relate to the manifestations of violence against young women, the negative social norms that perpetuate various forms of violence, information on the redressal mechanisms and be leaders in their spaces where they can spear head collective actions promoting positive changes.
CURRICULUM: Jago Aur Jagao Badlao Ki Aur
Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) is a gross violation of human rights and one of the most persistent forms of gender inequality and discrimination. Though VAWG is a global pandemic, it does not often receive the attention and urgency that is needed to address it. The justification and rationalising of violence is deep rooted within the accepted social norms in countries. There is now a felt need to change the underlying social norms that influence individuals, collectives of women and men, norm-setters and institutions. It is for this reason that Oxfam India has launched its campaign Bano Nayi Soch: Buno Hinsa Mukt Rishtey on challenging and changing social norms that underpin violence against women and girls.
Oxfam India launched Bano Nayi Soch campaign in 2016 to shift the social norms that underpin violence against women and girls, and child early and forced marriage (CEFM). The campaign is operational in five states of India, i.e. Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, and Uttar Pradesh (UP). This campaign is being executed in partnership with 18 Women Rights Organisations and 20 colleges and universities. Under this campaign, Oxfam partners capacitated 23,000 youth, delivering sessions with more than 530 groups of adolescent girls and boys and 650 groups of young women and men. The campaign promoted 215 gender justice champions, 175 from rural and 40 from urban areas.
The online curriculum here will provide easy access to users to engage at their own pace with the topics on gender, stereotypes, power relations and patriarchy, aspects on leadership and violence against young women, information on laws, redressal structures and processes.
यह ऑनलाइन पाठ्यक्रम उपयोगकर्ताओं को लिंग, रूढ़ियों, शक्ति संबंधों और पितृसत्ता, युवा महिलाओं के खिलाफ नेतृत्व और हिंसा, कानूनों पर जानकारी, निवारण संरचनाओं और प्रक्रियाओं विषयों के बारे में आसान पहुंच प्रदान करेगा।
ABOUT OXFAM INDIA
Oxfam India is a movement of people working to end discrimination and create a free and just society.
We work to ensure that Adivasis, Dalits, Muslims, and Women & Girls have violence free lives with freedom to speak their mind, equal opportunities to realize their rights, and a discrimination free future. We research to find lasting solutions to end rising inequalities and exclusion of marginalised communities from getting decent jobs, quality free education and healthcare. We campaign with the public to demand policy changes from governments for creating a just and inclusive country as envisioned in the Indian Constitution. We mobilize support to save, protect and rebuild lives of the poorest of poor affected by crisis and humanitarian disasters.
By putting the rights of marginalised at the heart of everything we do, we work to create a discrimination free India where everyone lives a life of dignity, free from injustice and inequality. Over the last year, we have changed the lives of over 32 lakh people in our focus states.
Oxfam has been in India since 1951. It first came to India to respond to Bihar famine. In 2008, Oxfam India became an independent affiliate and an Indian NGO. Oxfam India is an autonomous Indian organization and has staff and board members from within India. Oxfam India is a member of the global confederation of 20 Oxfams across the world. Government of India has registered Oxfam India as a non-profit organization under Section 8 of the Indian Companies Act, 2013 and have a Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) license.
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