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ANWESHI WOMENS COUNSELLING CENTRE

Regd. Date:    17-11-1993 vide Regd. No :    587 93

Chief Functionary : Ajitha K

Located in City : Kozhikode of Kerala State, India.
Address NGO Address : Behind Madakkuni Temple Kottooli P.O. Kuthivattom 673016

Contact Details



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Phone Phone : 0495-2744370
Mobile Mobile : 09349127426
Email Email : anweshicalicut@gmail.com
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Website Website :  http://www.anweshi.org

ACTIVITIES

NGO Activities : 1. Anweshi started in the year 1993 has grown over the years to become one of the major NGOs with activities like counselling, community work, legal aid cell, adolescent work, short stay home, library and documentation centre as well as administrative support section. On an average we deal with 350 cases every year comprising of issues like family problems, property rights, rape, sex racket cases, adolescent problems etc. 2. We have also taken up advocacy work and have conducted more than 75 seminars and 26 workshops since the year 2000. 3. Anweshi was able to start the Short Stay Home service for deserted women and children in the year 2003. 263 women and children have been provided with shelter till now. 4. Because of our steady progress Anweshi was chosen as one of the service providers under the Protection of Women against Domestic Violence, 2005 (PWDV) Act in the year 2007. 5. The organization was given an A grade status by the Kerala Womens Commission. 6. In the year 2005, Anweshis library got affiliated with the State Library Council under the Government of Kerala and has been given B grade status recently. 7. Member of the India Co-ordination Committee that participated in the NGO Conference organized as part of the UN Conference on Women held in China, in 1995. 8. Anweshi president was one of the three member group that represented The Asian Womens Human Rights Council (AWHRC) at The World Court of Women Against War, For Peace held on March 8, 2001 at Cape Town, South Africa. 9. In 2002 Organized the International Film Festival on Women, Kerala. 10. The role played by Anweshi in exposing the involvement of highly influential politicians in the Kozhikode Sex Racket case, otherwise known as Ice Cream Parlour case has been largely responsible for the popular image throughout the state for the organization. The uncompromising and persevering fight carried on by Anweshi to include Mr.P.K.Kunhalikutty, the all powerful ex minister of Kerala in the accused list has become a legend now. This leader was defeated in the latest assembly elections, which was never expected. 11. This year anweshi has launched a theatre camp which staged an issue based play and performed at the local town hall and was very well received by the audience. 12. With more than 15 years of experience Anweshi is also a body of substantial knowledge base. In this respect we have already completed two studies, titled Study on Disabled Population in Kerala supported by the Kerala State Planning Board and Life After Rape supported by the Kerala Womens Commission. 13. Other activities like website, newsletters and documentary have also been undertaken by anweshi.
NGO ID : 364024127
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