Menstrual Hygiene Day 28th May, 2016

By: Shweta Singh | Project Manager | Maitri Menstrual Hygiene is an issue mostly affecting the social, psychological and physical well-being of Adolescent girls. Though, a natural biological process, it is surrounded with stigmas, stereotypes and social taboos. A girl goes through drastic transformation physically, which is natural, however the rigid and age-old social pressure … More Menstrual Hygiene Day 28th May, 2016

All that an ageing mother wants is freedom to be herself

Mahananda, 65, is a deeply religious person. She used to devout most of her time in chanting prayers and doing bhajan-kirtan. Some of her family and friends thought she was indulging unnecessarily but for Mahananda, it was deeply personal. She had faith in her prayers and it was a great source of peace for her. … More All that an ageing mother wants is freedom to be herself

A Workshop on Mahila Panchayat for 35 Community Women 

Written by Shweta Singh, Project Manager & Tara Rana, Communication & Fundraising Officer  Maitri collaborated with an organisation called CEQUIN (centre for equity and innovation), that works towards women empowerment and their rights, to organise a two-day training workshop on Mahila Panchayat for a group of 35 women from two of the target communities, Nehru Ekta … More A Workshop on Mahila Panchayat for 35 Community Women