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Yuva launches campaign to counter violence against women

Women participating conference on violence against women in Chakdi village organized by Yuva and Oxfam. (Pix: Uttam Acharjee)

Women participating conference on violence against women in Chakdi village organized by Yuva and Oxfam. (Pix: Uttam Acharjee)

Social organization Youth Unity For Voluntary Action (Yuva), Jamshedpur in association with Oxfam India has launched a special 16-day campaign to counter violence against women in East Singhbhum district. As a part of this campaign a one-day conference was organized in Chakdi village in Potka block on December 6, 2014. Hundreds of women from the nearby villages attended this one day conference. Continue reading

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Workshop on issues relating to ‘violence against women’ organized

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Seminar on issues relating to violence against women in progress.

Jamshedpur: A workshop on ‘Issues of violence against women’ was organized by Jharkhand Resource Centre of CWS with its implementing partner Awakening the Youth Unity For Voluntary Action (YUVA) and Sramajivi Mahila Samity (SMS) on 29th of March 2014 in Natures Education Centre, Tata Steel Zoological Park, Jamshedpur. Continue reading

Yuva Jamshedpur takes SHG members on exposure visit to Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi

SHG members taken on an exposure visit to Birsa Agriculture University, Ranchi by Yuva Jamshedpur.

SHG members taken on an exposure visit to Birsa Agriculture University, Ranchi by Yuva Jamshedpur. (Pix: Uttam Acharjee)

Jamshedpur: Yuva Jamshedpur volunteers have taken 22 representatives of different Self Helf Groups (SHGs) on exposure visits to Birsa Agricultural University for learning techniques of poultry and piggery. Continue reading

District police and Yuva organize ‘Pledge And Seminar’ on violence against women

Pledge and Seminar on violence against women in Jamshedpur

Pledge and Seminar on violence against women in Jamshedpur (Pix: Uttam Acharjee)

Jamshedpur: The jawans of East Singhbhum district police and the members of the civil society today took a pledge to fight violence against women inside home and in the society. They took this pledge in a seminar cum pledge programme on violence against women organized jointly by the East Singhbhum district police and Yuva, Jamshedpur at SNTI Auditorium, Bistupur today. Continue reading

Women Farmers’ Fair at Chakdi a grand success as more than 300 women farmers participate

Women dancing at Mahila Kishan Mela at Chakdi, The fair was organized by Yuva Jamshedpur,

Women dancing at Mahila Kishan Mela at Chakdi, The fair was organized by Yuva Jamshedpur (Pix: Uttam Acharjee).

Jamshedpur: Yuva Jamshedpur organized a Mahila Kisan Mela (Women Farmers’ Fair) in Chakdi village of Potka block in East Singhbhum district of the state of Jharkhand, India.

The fair was organized with the help of Global Greengrant Fund (GGF). In all, more than 300 women farmers participated in the fair.

More than 25 stalls were put up in the fair, which were displaying different agro products, handicraft, traditional seeds. Besides these, there were many stalls which exhibited the different micro enterprises and micro-businesses being run by women self-help groups, like goat rearing, vegetable farming, poultry, rice and wheat production and Mudhi (puffed rice) production etc. Continue reading

Yuva organizes Integrated Farming Training for women farmers at Darisai in Potka

Integrated farming training for women farmers at Darisai, Potka by Yuva Jamshedpur.

Integrated farming training for women farmers at Darisai, Potka by Yuva Jamshedpur.

Jamshedpur: A four-day integrated and sustainable agriculture training programme was organized for the women farmers of Potka at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Darisai, East Singhbhum. The training  programme started on October 8 and concluded on October 11, 2012. In all, 30 women farmers took part in the training programme. Continue reading

Women learn puffed-rice making in Chakri and Radur villages in Potka

Jamshedpur: A puffed-rice making training session was organized on February 12, 2012 at Chakri and Radur villages of Potka block in East Singhbhum by Yuva to enable women to start village level puffed-rice enterprises.

Trainers explaining use of puffed-rice earthen oven to women in a training session organized by Yuva

Yuva has always laid a special stress on promoting self-employment and enterprise among rural women. The organization believes that real empowerment of rural women would come only if they learn to be self-dependent economically. And Yuva also believes that there is no lack of ability among the rural women. Continue reading