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“With Shadhika’s support, I am the first girl in our community to go to college.”

– Asiya, young woman of Shadhika

When She Leads: Shaista

September 22, 2023

Reading Time: 5 minutes This interview is part of our When She Leads: Shadhika Scholar collection. Learn more. Shaista is a Shadhika Scholar from our Partner Site Milaan in Uttar Pradesh. She was interviewed by Communications Manager Urmila Reghunath. My name is Shaista. I am from Milaan Foundation and live in the Mau District of Uttar Pradesh. What has been your experience/journey   

Stories of Collective Action: Hechin

Reading Time: 7 minutes As we prepare to commemorate the International Give to Women and Girls Day, Shadhika aims to garner support for the critical gender justice work by our newest partner, Centre for Women and Girls, in Manipur, India.  Read on to learn more about CWG’s founder Hechin and CWG’s response to the ongoing conflict in Manipur. Center   

Shadhika’s Annual Report 2022-23: A Data Deep-Dive

August 24, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes Here is a quick read on some of the key insights on the leadership of Shadhika Scholars and the impact of our partners’ work across India in 2022. Scroll through for a brief overview of these metrics! Want to learn more? Head on over to our complete Annual Report 2022-2023 Join us in this movement   

Ab Humari Baari (Our Time in Now) – A Photo Blog

August 1, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes Spanning 6 days and 2 cities over June-July 2023, this year Shadhika’s Leaders for Change Summits engaged over 270 participants and were hosted with much fervor and energy in Lucknow and Vadodara! Each year, Shadhika hosts our Scholars from across India to share best practices, brainstorm collective action, support each other to advance their cause,   

When She Leads: Bina

July 31, 2023

Reading Time: 7 minutes Hi, my name is Bina and I come from West Bengal’s Alipurduar district. My family consists of myself, my mother, and two brothers. One brother had to drop out of school because of an accident, and the younger one is in the 8th class. I’m the eldest of all of us. They are naughty but   

Fun Is A Mission-Critical Ingredient To Achieve Gender Justice

Reading Time: 4 minutes This post is part of the Executive Director’s blog series. In this series, our Executive Director will be sharing insights on Shadhika’s mission, our gender justice work, and the impact of our programs in India. Follow our Executive Director on Instagram and Twitter for more! Read more from The Executive Director’s Desk here. It doesn’t