Astitva

 

Country

India

Organization

Astitva

Astitva was founded in 2005 to combat gender-based discrimination and violence against women in Dalit and Muslim communities in rural areas of western Uttar Pradesh.

Project

Preventing Gender Discrimination and Violence Against Muslim Adolescent Girls

Purpose: To increase girls' access to education and discourage the trafficking of girls by raising awareness among families, communities and among adolescent girls and women about their basic rights.

Project Grant Amount $20,000
Total Grants Received $102,139
Years Supported 7
Theme Girl Effect, Sexual Health and Rights
Population Served Adolescent girls, Religious/Ethnic minorities, Women