Partnering People and Perceptions

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In the past 4 months, as an intern at PRIA, I have taken part in the preparations of PRIA’s technical support to stakeholders in partnership for community development under the Government of Andhra Pradesh’s ‘Smart Village – Smart Ward’ (SVSW) Program. In SVSW, partnerships may include government officials (state, district, local), businesses, civil society actors, […]

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A Fly in a Foreign Land

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I want to share a short meditation on my thoughts with respect to managing expectations during my placement at Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA). I have been jostling intellectually as to which path I ought to take in explaining my internship given that I have passed the halfway point of my time here in India. […]

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Be Part of the Solution

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I was having a conversation with my neighbour in the park this morning. I live in a gated community in Gurgaon. My neighbour is an educationist. She is angry, she tells me – rapes are increasing. Another girl has been gang raped. And she is dead. Killed by her rapists. Even her brother could not save her. […]

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Youth challenge deep rooted gender biased stereotypes that prohibit girls from playing sports

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215 adolescent boys and girls (85 girls and 130 boys) participated in a 4 day sports camp in Jaipur last week. The camps that took place in 5 wards of Jaipur city was conducted under PRIA’s flagship programme Kadam Badate Chalo and was with the collaborative effort of Pro Sport Development, led by its founder […]

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Third party facilitator training program

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The first training in the programme concluded in Lucknow last evening with 21 graduates in its first batch. Under the overarching goal of prevention of sexual harassment at workplace and creating safe and conducive workplaces for all women, PRIA and Martha Farrell Foundation launched a unique Third Party Facilitators training programme earlier this month. The […]

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