Orientation sessions with young people on training manual "Gender Matters" (A manual on Gender-based Violence by Council of Europe). Working with young people on issues relating to gender and gender-based violence is a central part of human rights education program of IRSD, Pakistan.
Vidya Sri is an American woman in the United States who founded Gangashakti to engage in community advocacy on the issue of forced marriage. "Ganga" refers to the Ganges river which symbolizes the feminine, life- giving energy on our planet. "Shakti" means the power of the energy within.
A woman walks alone down a dark, deserted street. With every shadow she sees, and every sound she hears, her pounding heart flutters and skips a beat. She hurries her pace as she sees her destination become closer. She is almost there.
In 3 generations, more than 50 million women have been systematically annihilated from India’s population through practices like female feticide, female infanticide, dowry murders and "honor" killngs. They've been targeted only because they were female. This