Discussing gender with young girls in Satara
Safecity (Red Dot Foundation) and Suzlon Foundation along with Adar NGO conducted a Gender Sensitivity workshop at the Padamavati High School Katitak, Satara on 29th January 2019 as part of One Billion Rising. Girls and boys from class 8th, 9th and 10th along with their teachers and principal attended this workshop. There were 105 students in all.
Post the interactive session, a special session was held just for the girls to talk about menstrual hygiene and Safe and Unsafe touch. Keen and eager to speak, they shared instances of street harassment and teasing. They were also made aware of how to report harassment and the legislation.