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Development Department

Anuvrat's development department aims to better the situation of women in India by bringing about practical and tangible changes at the grassroot level. The division has a bottom-up approach in empowering women, and encouraging their participation as stakeholders in processes of change.

Capacity Building for Effective Implementation

Capacity Building of Service Providers, Advocacy and Lobbying for Effective Implementation of the 2005 Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act. This project aims at enhancing the capacities of service providers and stakeholders to effectively implement the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (2005) in India.

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Reproductive and Child Health Awareness

In 2008, our development department concluded the project, "Reproductive and Child Health Awareness in Four Villages of the Chirigaon Block of Varanasi District, Uttar Pradesh." Aimed at raising awareness on reproductive and child health, the project took place in the villages of Mokalpur, Mustafabad, Amba and Chhitauni and ran from May 2007 to April 2008. India’s high maternal mortality rate (MMR) and infant mortality rate (IMR) provided the incentive for this project.

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Gender Resource Centre

The Delhi Government has sought to partner with organizations active in the field of gender and women's rights in order to strengthen women's empowerment initiatives. Under this project NGO's have been selected to establish and maintain 'Gender Resource Centre's' (GRC) and 'Suvidha Kendra's' that will act as an inter-face between service providers and the community members.

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Project Wajood

Wajood signifies existence, the rediscovering of identities long suppressed in the rite of passage from a short-lived childhood to a lifetime of womanhood. Women are taught their place in the home and in the society by shaping their experiences right from birth. A spectrum of violence keeps these women in check from transgressing the limits of the identities assigned to them thereby ruling out any scope for women to dream,

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