Women Empowerment: Social Empowerment

  • Women Empowerment

    Women face many social challenges today whether it be making soaps and incence in order to secure an income for her family to raising children amidst the harsh economic crisis. A woman is dynamic...
  • India: Punarjani Village

    Punarjani, at Pathiyoor, is one of the hundreds of villages in India that has been transformed into a sustainable, progressive society. The seeds of development were sown with the Youth Leadership Training...
  • Ending Female Foeticide

     Spearheading gender equality The Art of Living promotes the active involvement of women in decision-making processes so that their voices are not only heard, but appropriate action is taken towards...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Smokeless Chullahs

    Women face respiratory problems through cooking with firewood The kitchen assumes an important place in the life of a rural woman. In many villages, firewood is used as a medium of cooking. Due to the...
  • Agnihotra Therapy

    The Agnihotra, a ritual to purify the atmosphere using fire, has been followed since ancient times. When performed everyday, it enables the environment to capture the cosmic energy from the sun and moon,...
  • Program for Migrant and Refugee Women

    Australia has one of the highest refugee resettlement rates in the world. Although many women refugees have had to flee from their countries as a result of war and other crises, adjustment to life in a...
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