Activities of the year 2019-20

1.Awareness Programme on Gender and gender based violences for hostel students The Secretary , Sadhana Foundation had participated two awareness programme on Gender and Gender based violences for hostel students in the month of August and September .Surprisingly all the hostel inmates participated in it and shared their own experiences of different types of violences facing by them .Some documentary picture have presented to them on the above topics to make them more understand .The students of different districts also shared their societal and cultural barriers for the progress of the society aswell.Finally , they participted so actively in the group discussion and presenation .

2.Youth Leadership Capacity Building Camp
Organised By:-Sadhana Foundation and Kishan Vikash
From 20th Nov. to 22 nd Nov.2019

The three days training programme was designed to enhance the leadership quality of the young social activists and students with social orientation. Sixty students participated in the three days training programme and got training in six thematic areas namely Indian economy and issues of Employment; Social movement and issues of positive discrimination; Constitution and Rights; Tools of accountability and Participatory Governance; Youth aspiration and agenda for 21 st Century; Emerging challenges, gender issues and alternative solutions.

The trainers used various methods to impart the training and to make itparticipatory. Lectureship method was used to the minimum. Small documentaries relating to emerging issues and problems were shown tothe participants and group work were assigned to enable the participants from various areas express themselves properly. Women participants were particularly encouraged to put forth their views and understand the gender aspect of societal order.

Our distingushed guests and resource persons were Dr.Sunilam,Mr.Prafulla Samantara, Mr. Pravat Kumar , Mr.R.C.Pradhan ,Mr.kalyan Anand, Mr.Jabarsingh, Mr.N.K.Mohapatra and Ms.Sujata Mohapatra .

The three day camp was well organised and managed by Mr. Saumya Ranjan swain, E.D , Mr. suryakant Mohapatra, treasurer and Ms.Jyostna Mohanty , Trustee of Sadhana Foundation.

3.Role of Women in Social Progress Sadhana Foundation , Bhubaneswar and Narishakti Trust , Jagatsinghpur , jointly organised a day long workshop on “The role of women in social progress on 17 th of December 2019 at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan , Patapur , Jagatsinghpur.The Secretary , Sadhana Foundation , Social Worker Manorama Khatua , Advocate Manjulata Rout , Ms. Pratima Lenka , Panchayat level MBK of Mission Shakti and Ms. Meenabala Swain from OLM graced the occasion and delivered their speech on domestic violences and violences against women. We discussed there on different types of violences carried out by individals as well as states.Some of the forms of violences perpetrated by individuals are rape , domestic violences , sexual harashment , acid throughing , female infanticide, prenatal sex selection , obstetric violence and mob violence.The gathering also discussed the harmful customary and traditional practices such as honorkilling , dowry violence, marriage by abduction, forced marriage , sexual violenes, forced abduction , women trafficking etc.Many of them also shared their own experiences how they are facing in their day to day life .More than 200 women leaders had paticipated so actively .

Finally Ms. Anupama Sethy , Secretary , Narishakti Trust has given the vote of thanks to every one.

4.Celebration of International women’s day……8 th March We celebrated International Women’s day on 8 th march 2020 with five area level federations such as Ekata, Adarsha, Shree, Dharitri and jay Sriram of ward no 29 at Unit .9 flat area , Bhubaneswar where more than 250 women leaders participated in a awareness rally which was followed by a public meeting.Ms. Sujata mohapatra , Secretary , Sadhana Foundation and Mr. A.raju , Programme Coordinator , SWATI , Bhubaneswar jointly facilitated the programme with the support of Ex. Corporator, Sk. Nizamudin bhai. International Women’s day is a day when women are recognised for their achievements without regard to divisions , whether national , ethnic, linguistic , cultural economic or political . It is an occasion for looking back on past struggles and accomplishments and more importantly , for looking ahead to the untapped potential and opportunities that await future generations of women.

The theme focus on Gender Equality , greater awareness of discrimination and a celebration of women’s achievents.