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Regd. Date:    23-06-1998 vide Regd. No :    215/IV/98

Chief Functionary : Aleyamma Vijayan

Located in City : Thiruvananthapuram of Kerala State, India.
Address NGO Address : Sakhi resource center for women TC 27/1872, Convent road Thiruvananthapuram -695035

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Phone Phone : 0471-2462251
Mobile Mobile : 09847563506
Email Email : sakhi@asianetindia.com
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Website Website :  http://www.sakhikerala.org


NGO Activities : Sakhi has a well established library and documentation center with over 8000 books which is a valuable resource for activists, policy makers, media etc. Sakhi also brings out a bimonthly newsletter in local language as a means of information dissemination.Various other publications, training manuals, brochures, posters etc are also brought out Another major component of the work is training and capacity building. Sakhi conducts trainings on gender and all related issues. It builds the capacity of trainers on gender, human rights and adolescent life skills. In its work related to Panchayti Raj, sakhi networks and build the capacity of elected women representatives, and other grassroots level leadership who are potential candidates. Sakhi works closely with local governments and assists them in mainstreaming gender, and undertake gender planning, budgeting and auditing. Sakhi has helped local governments to undertake study of Status of Women and developed the methodology to do so in other LGs Sakhi intervenes when human rights of women are violated, especially on issues of violence against women. It has a programme of legal aid, awareness building and campaigns. Sakhi has translated the Protection of women from domestic violence act and rules and has disseminated this widely. Several posters are brought out each year on related issues during the campaign It has a reach out programme in rural and coastal communities where we builds up peoples organizations and work through them.
NGO ID : 293692313
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