Women Empowerment

pix-12 Right Track is working towards capacity building & social mobilization of women and adolescent girls so that they can enjoy their rights in full potential. Various campaign programmes are organized throughout the year against early marriage, dowry and gender discrimination among the partner communities. We provide support to the survivors of domestic violence and abuse by establishing linkage with different networks and organization providing legal support.
Strengthening the groups of women and adolescent to fight for their rights, how they can protest against domestic violence etc.
Members of these groups act as peer educators; they visit the other household within the community and sensitize the women about their rights, ill effects of gender discrimination, early marriage and dowry etc.
Sensitization of the Stakeholders on issues related to women and girl children
Awareness generation among the school management and Ward Education Committee so that enrollment and retention rate of the girl children in school get increased.
Linkages and liaising with Law Enforcement Agencies and Legal Aid Cells.
Social Empowerment of women groups through capacity building on law, legislations and Self Development.
Economic empowerment through formation of Self Help Groups.

Strategies for Women& GirlsRights: –

  • Community sensitization and alliance building against violence of women& girls,
  • Capacitate women on self-protection and provisions under different legislation
  • Sensitizing existing local bodies, law enforcing agency & key influential against violation of women& girls rights including stop early marriage.
  • Linkages and networking with different NGOs, CBOs, GOs etc.
  • Developing community level Protection mechanism against trafficking and provide referral Services,

In addressing the issues of adolescents, the organization is in the process of ensuring gender equality in all coverage areas. Moreover, a focused effort is being given where a sizable number of adolescents are being oriented for gender equality where they are provided with information on Sexual Reproductive health and Rights. A visible positive change in their behavior and cooperation of community people in this context has made the programme successful.

Women and Girls’ Rights: Achievement in 10 years:

  • An alliance called Maheshtala Naba Jagaran Mancha (a group with maximum participation of community women) formed and made functional for advocating for their rights and entitlements
  • Adolescents and women groups are formed and functional for sensitizing area wise women and adolescents on rights and entitlements
  • Through advocacy MNJM have facilitated the accessibility of birth certificate, ration card and voter card for more than 5000 underprivileged and marginalized persons.
  • Women groups raised their voices against domestic violence and child marriage cases and successfully prohibited 40 such cases which ensures SDG # 5