“The lives and futures of millions of children are in jeopardy. We have a choice: Invest in the most excluded children now or risk a more divided and unfair world.“ (https://www.unicef.org/sowc2016/)
Jatan works with children in many projects. Helping children who drop out of school, Life skill education, preschool and primary school children and assistance with home work after school hours, are some of our initiatives.
“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” —Margaret Thatcher
At Jatan we see empowerment in a holistic way to include life skills, education, decision making ability and economic independence.
India has its largest ever adolescent and youth population. According to UNFPA projections, India will continue to have one of the youngest populations in the world till 2030.” (http://india.unfpa.org/en/topics/young-people-12)
Jatan believes that for working holistically with young people we need to cover many issues such as Life Skills, Sexual and Reproductive health and other skills.
A national campaign involving men and boys as partners for gender justice. EkSaath – denotes here a partnership between men and women and also of men with other men, for changing discriminatory gender social norms.
Gender discriminatory norms manifest in society through dowry, early marriage, gender biased sex selection, women’s double burden of work outside and inside the home and unequal education and income opportunities.
Including men in menstruation – We push for the involvement of men in the design of government and non- government interventions. One of our core activities is “Stitch a Pad”.
This activity is for breaking silence, sensitizing men, encouraging men to stitch a cloth pad for a woman in their lives is a powerful activity.
This is Jatan Sansthan’s centre for young people located at Khad Bamaniya Village, near Railmagra, Rajsamand. The location of the centre was selected with care as it is accessible from three villages – Pachamta, Khad Bamaniya and Ganeshpura. Constructed in 2017, the centre houses many activities.
The centre has two training halls, two dormitories – and can host more then 100 participants at one time.
We are committed to bringing positive change at the Grassroot level. With the onset of COVID – 19, Jatan Sansthan with financial support from various projects has distributed 1100 Ration Kits and over 10,000 masks among rural communities in more than 40 Panchayats of Rajsamand and Gogunda Block of Udaipur District.
Jatan partners with “We Stand With Her” Campaign
This campaign has been successfully concluded. By the end of July 2020 the campaign raised 3.2 lac in 2.5 months. We were able to distribute 4100 pads to the beneficiaries. The pads can take care of menstrual needs up to easily two years.
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