Girl Child Empowerment and Safety Toolkit


A workshop for tribal girl children was conducted in Palghar district, of Maharashtra with the objectives of 1)protecting  girl children from all kinds of violence and 2) involving all stakeholders in the empowerment and protection of girl children through appropriate and time bound trainings. The workshop was on goal setting and improving the study habits of these girls. The purpose was to make girls understand safety and empowerment issues, to involve them in their own protection, and devise strategies for ending violence against them  that involves self defence, cyber safety, awareness building and advocacy. This was part of an ongoing project which will have trainings over a two year period for social workers, teachers, parents and girl children.