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Supporting and empowering female survivors of violence
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Partner: BMCS (Bal va Mahila Chetana Samiti) Bhilwara, Rajasthan
Contact: aparna [at] columbus.aidindia.org

Summary:

Violence against women is the norm in the male-dominated society of Rajasthan, esp. in Bhilwara district. Taraji with an educational background in social work has dedicated every bit of her life for the past 3 decades to protect and provide support to female survivors of violence in Bhilwara. Taraji employs a multi-pronged approach to address the multi-faceted problem as represented below.

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Photo caption: Tara Ahluwalia (second from R), President of BMCS, organized ‘Sangarshshil Mahila Samman’ on International Women’s Day to felicitate female survivors of violence along with doctors, lawyers and law-makers who have supported the survivors. In this photo, Shabina Banu (L) shares her story. Shabina  was abandoned by her husband, who kept their two kids with him. She bravely fought her husband and the society for two and a half years, got back her children and then divorced her husband. She continued to live in the same area empowering herself and her kids with vocational training and education, despite the threat from her husband and few goons to leave the village for good. She is being felicitated at the 'Sangarshshil Mahila Samman’.

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