Maun Nahi, Awaz Do!
Supported by PRIA and HED, SAKAR (Social Action for Knowledge Building and Awareness Raising) undertook Kadam Badao Campaign (KBC) in Bareilly with an group of youth. Nitika Pant, co-founder and Secretary of SAKAR, reflects on the six month journey of implementing KBC, which she says has been one of successes and challenges for SAKAR. […]
My Experience with Kadam Badao Campaign, JaipurKadam Badhate Chalo Team
I first learned about PRIA’s Kadam Badao Campaign (KBC) and its activities in Jaipur, India as a PRIA intern from the University of Victoria in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. My experiences with KBC allowed me to better understand the issue of violence against women and girls both as a whole, even connecting to it on an international […]
Changing the law or changing mindsets?
Will the recently amended Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act deter those who perpetrate violence against women? On 22 December 2015 the Indian parliament passed an amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act that changed the Indian legal system in the context of juveniles forever. The bill now allows for juveniles between the ages […]