Awaaz-e-Niswaan (Awaaz)

 


Country

India

Organization

Awaaz-e-Niswaan (Awaaz)

Founded in 1985, AEN works to fight the discrimination that Muslim women face within families, communities, religious institutions, and Indian society at large. Awaaz combines protest, community organization, networking and education to bring about the empowerment and liberation of women and the reform of India's Muslim Personal Laws.

Project

Empowerment of Women

Purpose: To improve advocacy campaigns around domestic violence by extending educational support to women and providing training to adolescent girls on health and education.

Project Grant Amount $50,000
Total Grants Received $549,973
Years Supported 13
Theme Sexual Health and Rights
Population Served Adolescent girls, Women, Religious/Ethnic minorities