Empowering Voices: The Gender Equality Mission of Sukarya
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by Meera Satpathy
4M ago
By Meera Satpathy Introduction: Leading the Charge for Gender Parity At the forefront of the Gender and Development (GAD) process, Sukarya is unwavering in its commitment to building a society that prizes participation, empowerment, equity, sustainability, and human rights. Our mission revolves around empowering individuals, particularly young girls, fostering self-determination, and nurturing the potential in every individual. Empowering Over Two Decades For over 25 years, Sukarya has been a beacon of change, actively dismantling Orthodoxy, Illiteracy, and Ignorance. Our initiative is focuse ..read more
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Education on Wheels: Bridging the Educational Gap in India’s Slums
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by Meera Satpathy
4M ago
By Meera Satpathy Education is a dream for millions of children who struggle to survive daily. In India, where millions of children face formidable challenges in accessing quality education due to various socio-economic constraints, Education on Wheels (EOW) emerges as a transformative force. This innovative initiative, initiated by Sukarya in 2014, brings the school directly to the students, revolutionizing the way education is delivered. Vision of Education on Wheels: EOW envisions a world where every child, regardless of their background, has the opportunity to receive a quality education ..read more
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Shaista: From Shy Girl to Empowered Leader
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by admin
4M ago
In the heart of a Delhi slum, Shaista’s story unfolds—a tale of transformation and hope that challenges the confines of conservative upbringing and shines a beacon on the path to gender equality. At 19, Shaista’s life took a dramatic turn from being a shy girl, confined within the walls of tradition, to becoming a community leader, affectionately known by many as “period wali didi.” Growing up in a family where venturing outside was rarely an option for girls, Shaista’s world was limited. The Sukarya Gender Equality Program became her gateway to a new beginning. Initial resistance from her fa ..read more
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Breaking Barriers: Kirti’s Journey in Martial Arts
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by admin
5M ago
In the bustling lanes of Sangam Vihar, Delhi, a story of determination, resilience, and transformation unfolds. Kirti, a 15-year-old student of Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya, embodies the spirit of breaking stereotypes and overcoming obstacles. Coming from a family of six living below the poverty line, Kirti’s aspirations extend beyond the confines of her socio-economic status and the traditional roles imposed on girls. From Challenges to Champion Life for Kirti has been a constant battle against poverty and patriarchal norms. The societal pressure of conforming to gender roles and the lack of su ..read more
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Empowering Communities: The Role of Sukarya’s Community Health Workers (CHWs)
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by Meera Satpathy
5M ago
By Meera Satpathy Introduction In the relentless pursuit of better healthcare and improved well-being for underserved communities, Sukarya relies on a dedicated and compassionate team of Community Health Workers (CHWs). These unsung heroes play a pivotal role in addressing critical issues such as anemia, malnutrition, and maternal-child health. In this article, we delve into the remarkable journey and invaluable contributions of Sukarya’s Community Health Workers (CHWs), from their selection process to their profound impact as catalysts of change within communities. We explore how they go beyo ..read more
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Embarking on Transformation: Sukarya’s ‘Ghar Se Shuru’ – (Start from Home) Campaign
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by Meera Satpathy
6M ago
By Meera Satpathy As the Chairperson of Sukarya, it is my privilege to share the journey and aspirations of our pioneering campaign, “Ghar Se Shuru,” launched in 2022. This initiative marks a significant stride in our enduring commitment to catalyze social change, starting from the most fundamental unit of society – the family. This visionary step forward is designed to catalyze social change from the most fundamental level of society—our homes. This transformative initiative is rooted in the belief that genuine, lasting change begins within the intimate confines of our households. It is here ..read more
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Brief note of discussions at Sukarya’s International Conference on Maternal Child Health Nutrition 2023
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by admin
9M ago
International Conference on Maternal Child Health Nutrition Tackling anemia, malnutrition, and food systems affecting health in developing countries: A Brief Note 22 – 23 September 2023 at FICCI Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi Conference Partners The conference was held in partnership with: Knowledge Partners National Centre of Excellence and Advanced Research on Anaemia Control (NCEAR-A) International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Department of Global Health at University of Washington, Seattle WA. Strategic Partner The Maternal & Child Health program at the Milken Sc ..read more
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International Conference on Maternal Child Health and Nutrition (ICMCHN2023)
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by admin
1y ago
ABOUT THE ICMCHN 2023 CONFERENCE As the sequel to the first conference held in September 2018 before COVID, attended by more than 200 subject-matter-experts, including those from Nepal, Bangladesh, Malaysia, and the United States, Sukarya is proud to announce its 2nd International Conference on Maternal Child Health & Nutrition to be held in New Delhi, September 22-23, 2023. The conference’s theme will be “Tackling anemia, malnutrition, and food systems affecting health in developing countries.”  For more information vi ..read more
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25th Anniversary
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by admin
1y ago
by 25th Anniversary   If we go by the UN’s Definition, food security means that all people, at all times, have physical, social, and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food that meets their food preferences and dietary needs for an active and healthy life. It is also a well-known fact that Gender Inequality leads to and results from food insecurity. According to estimates, girls and women make up 60% of the world’s chronically hungry, and the world has made little progress in ensuring the equal right to food for women. In fact, at the global level, the gender gap in ..read more
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Nutrition & Food Security: Sukarya’s Ongoing Endeavor Since 1998
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by Meera Satpathy
1y ago
by Meera Satpathy If we go by the UN’s Definition, food security means that all people, at all times, have physical, social, and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food that meets their food preferences and dietary needs for an active and healthy life. It is also a well-known fact that Gender Inequality leads to and results from food insecurity. According to estimates, girls and women make up 60% of the world’s chronically hungry, and the world has made little progress in ensuring the equal right to food for women. In fact, at the global level, the gender gap in the prev ..read more
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