1 in every
Women are beaten, raped or abused. In which almost 95% of times the offender is someone she knows, including her husband or another male family member.
Women are then left in long-term physical and mental trauma. Due to such continuous abuse, more than 50% of women in India now believe that the violence inflicted by their partner is 'normal' and acceptable for every women to suffer abuse.
This needs to STOP! YOU can change it.
YOU can make violence free life a reality for women.
Oxfam India is working towards ending violence against women and empowering women to stand for their rights and live a dignified and self-sustainable life.
Kamla Bhasin talks about the harassment women face each day. Not feeling safe in your home is a harsh reality for women not only in India but everywhere in the world. But there is something we can do. Listen to Kamla Bhasin and know why we need to fight against this evil.
OXFAM INDIA is committed to empower women through its programs in six poorest states of India-Assam, Bihar Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh. We seek your support for this cause and when you contribute, we are able to provide the following -
Counselling sessions and legal aid to women facing violence.
Training sessions to women, local NGOs and groups to empower and develop livelihood skills.
Increase public awareness about women's rights through interactive activities.
Create platforms to urge the government to adopt laws through reports, petitions etc.
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