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Three powerful new films

Three powerful new films

The Hunger Project is pleased to announce three new short videos that powerfully portray the journey of three elected women representatives in India’s panchayats, from Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. These Films were supported by the Royal Norwegian Embassy. The playlist is here, and you can also reference them individually under the main menu item here: … Continue reading

Sammelan at Madhya Pradesh

Sammelan at Madhya Pradesh

Convention Brings 200 Elected Women Leaders Together to Review Progress and Set Goals – December 21-22, 2010 Responding to the need for increased women’s participation in local government, 200 newly appointed elected women representatives (EWRs) from the 11 districts of Rewa, Sidhi, Satna, Shahdol, Umaria, Katni, Dindori, Shivpuri, Chattarpur, Harda and Jhabua joined together in Bhopal, … Continue reading

Madhya Pradesh: Brief Profile

Madhya Pradesh: Brief Profile

One of India’s largest states, Madhya Pradesh is also one of its most backward. Formed in 1956 as an amalgamation of various provinces on a primarily linguistic basis, the state has 48 districts with a population of over 6 million people. Though it is richly endowed with natural resources, its very size, agro climactic zones … Continue reading

Partner Organisations

Partner Organisations

The project aims at laying foundation for the newly elected representatives and their developing of an understanding of social and political citizenship rights, sharing successes, experiences and challenges of the women as elected leaders, and facilitating the establishing alliances between each other and community members. Strategies of capacity building, gram sabha mobilization, and monthly interactive meetings of elected women representatives. GRAM SUDHAR SAMITI … Continue reading

Media Dialogues

Media Dialogues

Dialogues with print and electronic media were held in 7 districts- Panna, Tikamgarh, Morena, Datia, Gwalior Sidhi, Satna and Rewa. In all 129 journalists, 17 members of networks and 5 federation members participated. Agenda of the meetings was to discuss themes of the Sarojini Naidu Prize, share role of federation members in the SWEEP Campaign, … Continue reading

Making Panchayats Effective

Making Panchayats Effective

Gram Sabha Tracking Workshop Orientation A two-day Gram Sabha Tracking workshop was conducted with partners to orient them on the same and other tracking mechanisms. Following were the main points covered with 22 participants: – Conceptual clarity on gram sabha, and its mobilization techniques adopted by the partners. – Street play, posters and pamphlets, microphone … Continue reading

Capacity Building of EWR Federation

Capacity Building of EWR Federation

Legal Training of EWR Federation Members (Satna) Development of module: The module was developed by MP state office for the legal training of 30 EWR federation members and 7 partners field level functionaries with the help of external resource agency (IWID) and Training Coordinator Rohini from national office. The Training: 30 members of the block … Continue reading