Towards Addressing Gender Inequity and Gender-Based Violence: ASHAs

Adding to the series of training modules designed for healthcare providers, titled “Towards Addressing Gender Inequity and Gender-Based Violence,” is a training module tailored for ASHAs. As front-line community health workers, ASHAs have very frequent interactions with the community. Because of their location, they are also accessible and are often a safe and initial point of contact for survivors of violence. Continue reading

Survivor Centered Approach and Care to Address GBV: An Information Guide

Survivor Centered Approach and Care to address Gender Based Violence is an information guide in Hindi designed for all those who find themselves in a position of support for the survivors of Gender Based Violence (GBV). इस जानकारी पुस्तिका का उद्देश्य सर्वाइवर केंद्रित दृष्टिकोण के मूल सिद्धांतों को समझना है, जिनका उपयोग विभिन्न संदर्भों में फ्रंटलाइन समर्थन व्यक्तियों द्वारा किया जा सकता है। Continue reading

Expanding the discourse around GBV

Over the past two years, Sama has organised workshops with community-based organisations as well as short courses for youth. These spaces were utilised to unpack gender-based violence, improve the intersectional viewpoint, and hold systems accountable. Participants from approximately 100 community-based organisations in Bihar, Jharkhand, and Odisha attended these seminars and short courses. This blog is based on the experiences of participants who attended Sama’s short courses and workshops. Continue reading

On hope, bodily autonomy and sustainable change making: A regional dialogue on GBV and SRHR as a public health issue

A report of the two-day Regional Dialogue on Collective Challenges to Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Ways Forward, organized and conducted by Sama on February 20–21, 2024, over Zoom. Over 100 participants from 45 organisations engaged with issues of intersectional discrimination, transgender rights, holistic education, disability, SRHR, GBV, etc. came together to share their experiences and learn from each other. Continue reading

साझी पहल-साझा नज़रिया: जेन्डर आधारित हिंसा के प्रति सामुदायिक प्रतिक्रिया विकसित करने की ओर

जेंडर आधारित हिंसा को अक्सर एक व्यक्तिगत मुद्दा या कानूनी मुद्दे के रूप में देखते है; इसके बजाय हम जो हिंसा के पीड़ित व्यक्ति के जरूरतों को ध्यान में रखकर, सर्वाइवर केंद्रित दृष्टिकोण को अपनाकर, इसको बढ़ावा देकर, सर्वाइवर के अधिक मदद कर सकते है। खासकर के सर्वाइवर के स्वास्थ्य जरूरत, मानसिक स्वास्थ्य के जरूरतों को पूरा करके, उनकी खुद की निर्णय की क्षमता को बढ़ाने में, उनकी आत्मविश्वास को बढ़ाकर आप उनकी मदद कर सकते है। Continue reading

Gender-based violence: Shared Challenges and Collective Efforts – A Regional Dialogue

On February 20-21, 2024, Sama is organising a virtual regional dialogue titled “Gender-based violence: Shared Challenges and Collective Efforts – A Regional Dialogue” (“जेन्डर आधारित हिंसा को सामूहिक चुनौती – एक क्षेत्रीय संवाद”). Young community leaders from Bihar, Odisha, and Jharkhand who have participated in Sama’s capacity strengthening workshops and short courses over the years will be joining this Regional Dialogue. Continue reading

Short course on GBV in Jharkhand

Announcement for a Short Course on gender-based violence (GBV) and the health systems’ role and accountabilty to be held in Ranchi between 16 and 20 December, 2023. यह शॉर्ट कोर्स झारखंड में समुदाय स्तर पर जेंडर, स्वास्थ्य और सामाजिक न्याय के  मुद्दों पर काम करने वाले युवा कार्यकर्ताओं, संगठनों और समूहों के सदस्यों को आवेदन करने के लिए प्रोत्साहित किया जाता है। Apply Now! Continue reading