Shaheen

 

Country

India

Organization

Shaheen

Founded in 2002, Shaheen provides legal counseling, leadership development and education to Dalit and Muslim communities in Andhra Pradesh, India.

Project

Women's Empowerment

Purpose: To strengthen women and girls ability to resist sexual exploitation and sexual and gender-based violence by providing education, vocational training, counseling services and employment opportunities to marginalized Muslim adolescent girls and educating community members on sex trafficking, domestic violence and the health needs of adolescent girls.

Project Grant Amount $30,000
Total Grants Received $252,138
Years Supported 8
Theme Girl Effect, Sexual Health and Rights
Population Served Adolescent girls, Women, Religious/Ethnic minorities