It has been repeatedly said these days that women in India are enjoying the rights equal to men. But in reality, the women in India have been the sufferers from the past. Not only i the earlier times but even now a days also, women have to face discrimination, injustice and dishonour. The constitution of India has granted equal rights to the women and man.
The Gender bias has been a noted factor for social imbalances and family unrest. On the one hand the women are getting educated and sensitized, still their rights are at lowest ebb. In-discrimination, unjust responsibilities, social humiliations and abuse are a common sight. To counter these maladies Akshara has initiated.
The AKSHARA has initiated the awareness generation and community sensitization measures to bring about makeshift in the gender scenario with the support of Central Board for Worker Education (CBWE) through pinpointed seminars and workshops on gender mainstreaming, employability trainings and vocational preparedness, linkages and productive participation of both genders in family financial sustenance. Information regarding Loans, Job providers and self employment opportunities is provided to the women under provisions of Right to equal opportunity for employment.
Tailoring training classes for the vulnerable families and housewives at Kota Narava village and surrounding areas, were organized at tailoring centres with the support of Govt, Polytechnics, Visakhapatnam. During this 60 days classes, the women were trained to stitch clothes with local women beneficiaries, as they could earn they daily income and support their families and support for the education of children.
Tailoring training classes for the vulnerable women and destitute were organized in dress making with the support of Jana Sikhana Sansthan, Visakhapatnam at Narava village and surrounding areas of Jerripothulapalem, Nandavanipalem etc. in which 60 - 90 days classes are organized and women were employable through tailoring facilitating women to earn their daily income and support their families, educate children, have access to proper nutrition and medication.