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Category Archives: Gender
Child marriages disrupt the normal growth to adulthood and a violation of children’s rights. They endangers the well-being of adolescent girls by exposing them to the dangers of physical and sexual violence as well as to early, unplanned and frequent pregnancies. Continue reading
MASVAW puts “men” at the center. It provides them emotional support, educates them on man and woman’s sexual aspects, and helps remove their ignorance of all types. Finally it encourages them to take social actions. MASVAW men learn to lead by personal example rather than mere words. This is a unique feature of MASVAW. Continue reading
MASVAW has developed several highly effective tools in the form of games, flash cards, etc that engage men and provoke them to think about gender roles man and woman play. They soon realize how unjust the rules designed for women are in our society. Continue reading
MASVAW workshops are where the mind of men is impacted the most. It is here the process of change begins – both ideological and behavioral. Continue reading
Violence against women is at the core of most social issues in India. It not only victimizes women but also prevents them from participating meaningfully in social activities. MASVAW targets gender violence at its very root and has the potential of becoming a highly effective movement for gender just society. It is men’s way to empower women by focusing on men! Continue reading
The UNFCCC negotiations on climate change have been silent on the gender differentiated impact of climate change. Other forums do consider gender as an issue in climate change related debates. This article tries tracing gender in different UN conventions. Continue reading
While gender equality is widely recognized as a prerequisite for sustainable development and as central to global initiatives such as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a gender perspective is, so far, missing from climate change policy. Continue reading