Sakhi

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: Arpana Bank Colony, Phase-2, Ramjaipal Rd., P.O. Danapur Cantt., New Bailey Rd., Patna, Bihar.
Country: India
Region: Southern and Eastern Asia
Website: http://www.sakhibihar.com
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Areas:
  • HIV/Aids
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Research
  • Training
  • Victim Protection
  • Anti-Human Trafficking

  • Other:'Human rights; and rule of law.'
Short description:
The organization strives for the socio-economic empowerment of poor women, children and the marginalized section of society living below poverty line by improving their existing conditions through their organization into self-help groups. Apart from its work with fisherwomen, the organisation has also had considerable experience in formation and promotion of Self-Help Groups of self employed women and enabling credit linkages for them. It has also been consistently taking up issues affecting women like domestic violence, alcoholism, dowry, trafficking and so on. The Sakhi team has attended various training programs in the areas of project management, mother and child health, organizational development, participatory rural appraisal, non formal education, withdrawal strategies, advocacy, relief distribution, preparedness for flood, disaster management etc.
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