is a community – based NGO in West Bengal, India, committed to working towards furthering the social and economic rights of women challenging patriarchal norms while ensuring environmental sustainability
Swayamsampurna was founded to place equal priority on promoting womens financial and social rights in 2008, and was registered as a Mutual Benefit Trust in 2010...
With the belief that access to financial resources is one of the key pillars to women empowerment, the traditional crafts based income generation programme began in 1990.
Jeevika's intervention in Sustainable Agriculture began in 2008 when we heard about the System of Rice Intensification. Since our area has a large acreage under paddy production
Right from the time when Jeevika began to work in the community, it has observed that lack of opportunities of girls and women, violation of rights in general and
AWARENESS CAMPAIGN ON WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSON: Jeevika Development Society's Howrah team recently organized an impactful awareness program at Pachla Azeem Moazzam High School on the occasion of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. The team has been consistently working towards creating awareness about Child Rights, with a particular focus on combating issues like Child Marriage and Child Trafficking. The program aimed to educate students about the importance of protecting children's rights and the dangers associated with child marriage and trafficking. Through interactive sessions and informative presentations, the team emphasized the need for collective efforts to eradicate these harmful practices from society.
Jeevika on 26th May 2023, undertook a significant awareness campaign in the Panchla Block under the Howrah district with the objective of preventing child marriage. This initiative was supported by the esteemed Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation and aims to create a "Child Marriage Free India". The campaign took place at Taj Mahal Gram Vikas Kendra & Taj Mahal Library, in Khaskhamar. This event provided a platform for community engagement and education on the harmful impact of early marriages on children's lives. Through this collaborative effort, Jeevika sought to empower communities in Howrah district to take collective action towards eradicating child marriage. By spreading knowledge and promoting dialogue around this issue, they aimed to create an environment where every child can grow up free from the shackles of early marriages.
We wish to see a world
Which is governed through participatory democracy
Where there is no discrimination based on caste, religion, class, gender, sexual orientation and disability
Where there is no violence
Where awareness and freedom lead to proper access to healthcare, education and progress
Where people are protected through adequate State and legal systems
Where people treat each other with respect, trust and dignity
Where integrity is the norm
Where each person accepts responsibility to ensure equal access to these for all others
Where farming and industry are increasingly based on recycling and the sustainable use of resources to create a pollution-free environment
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