Women Empowerment

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  1. Construction Of Toilets

    Construction Of Toilets A 2003 study by Mumbai-based SNDT University found that of the 1,017 rural women interviewed, only five had toilets at home. Others used fields and open spaces for defecation. This prompted The Art of Living to take up toilet con ...
  2. Incense Stick Manufacturing (Aggarbatti)

    Post the 2004 tsunami, which had a devastating affect the on villagers in Vadak Poigainallur, Nagapattinam District in Tamil Nadu. Most of the relief that came for the tsunami victims were focused on the men: getting them back onto the sea to earn a livin ...
  3. Alcohol Ban in Warwarhere, Maharashtra

    Alcohol Ban in Warwarhere, Maharashtra In the village of Warwarhere in Maharashtra, The Art of Living introduced its rural development program- 5H, in February 2001. Upon initiation of the 5H program, 400 women in the village raised their voices and cam ...
  4. Sri Sri Rural Development Project

    Women Rolling 7000 Incense Stick Per Day The Sri Sri Rural Development Project (SSRDP) was established in 2001. Since its inception, it has initiated numerous projects in India to empower rural women. The project offers a comprehensive four-month traini ...
  5. VISTA India

    Vocational Training in Sewing And Embroidery Helping Women to Earn Vocational Training in Sewing And Embroidery Helping Women to Earn The Beginning The VISTA project was started in 1985 near Bangalore to empower illiterate women, abused women and women in ...
  6. Reeta Singh- Voice of courage

    “December 11, 2005, Purbi Champaran District, Bitauna Village- at around seven in the evening, around 50-60 naxalities (a Maoist Communist group in India that has been declared as a terrorist organization under the Unlawful Activities {Prevention} Act), b ...
  7. Weaving dreams in Jute, Gadag

    Economic Independence in Gadag Sometimes, small measures are all that’s needed to change the world. A tiny village in Karnataka is scripting a quiet tale of empowerment by weaving dreams in jute. The Art of Living Foundation started a jute bag-making un ...
  8. Mumbai Police Combat Stress

    Life can be challenging for a police officer in the city that never sleeps. Whether it is dealing with the constant flow of miscreants, or managing the escalating traffic or rehabilitating misguided youth towards a better life, the policeman is always at ...
  9. Spreading Awareness in Kerala

    Spreading Awareness in Kerala Spreading Awareness in Kerala The Art of Living has undertaken a campaign to spread awareness about HIV/AIDS and to reduce stigma by putting up posters and door-to-door campaigning. This has reached over 15,000 people in Ke ...
  10. Tu Cheng Detention Center, TAIPEI

    Tu Cheng Detention Center, TAIPEI In Taipei a total of 51 incarcerated women completed the course. Ling Fang shares: "Before taking the class, I was living in fear and depression to the point that I was thinking of committing suicide. However, afte ...
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