Work Fields

Women Empowerment



Capacity enhancement

Seminars, workshops, interactive lectures, exposure visits and training camps are organized to enhance the womens' capacities.Skill and leadership trainings are conducted and the women are motivated to contest in Panchayat elections. Additionally, micro credit systems and linkages to banks are introduced to the groups to support them to start micro enterprises.



Self-employment

Skill training for women and distribution of sewing machines takes place to enable them to be more independent and to contribute to the familiy's income.



Protection against domestic violence

This organization has been appointed as service provider under the "Domestic Violence Prevention Act 2005" through a Gazette publication by the government of Kerala. A Service Providing Centre is functioning to provide legal guidance and to support women. An advocate is employed in the centre to provide free legal aid to women, facing domestic violence and atrocities. The Service Providing Centre has been functioning since 2008 with the support of the State Social Welfare Board, Trivandrum.



Success Story

Legal Support Stops Violence in Family

Nisha has a child together with her husband Dominic. She has been mentally tortured by him. He was addicted to alcohol and got in debt because of his money mismanagement. Dominic has also misused the money earned by his wife Nisha, who is a life insurance corporation agent. His behaviour affected the studies of their child too. When they argued he became violent frequently and broke several phones, the TV and other house hold objects. During the counselling sessions at the Service Providing Centre, both were made aware of the legal situation. Dominic was referred to a psychiatrist. After taking medicine his behavious became normal so that the matter was settled successfully. He is now working as an agriculturalist and can repay his debts. The relation between both, husband and wife, improved and the violence stopped. The child is not strained by its parents's problems any longer and is able to focus on his studies.



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