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Breakthrough is a human rights organization working to make violence and discrimination against women and girls unacceptable. Our cutting-edge multimedia campaigns, community mobilization, agenda-setting, and leadership training equip men and women worldwide to challenge the status quo and take bold action for the dignity, equality, and justice of all.

Make it Safer Place For School Girls -

Here’s an alarming fact. Breakthrough’s work with women and girls shows that the person most vulnerable to sexual harassment is the schoolgirl. Too young to understand, too powerless to defend herself, she faces many threats on the way to school, from cat-calls and leers to worse. She is pulled out of school and the chain of events that follows can destroy her young life.

#MissionHazaar: Stop Gender Biased Sex Selection | NGO located in Delhi running a campaign nammed as #MissionHazaar to provide safe place for women. If only there were more women in predominantly “male-only” professions, we would see more women around us, making the world a safer place for everyone. Let’s step up, let’s create a generation of role models.

A established campaign from #shareyourstory launched in India by the NGO team to stand against and make a promise to act to end the sexual harassment of women around you. Through our campaign, we wanted mothers to start sharing stories with their sons of the harassment they had faced or face everyday.

Women Empowerment In India

The rise and rise of Modern India is a tale of growing skyscrapers and inundation of cars. However in this modern India, the woman has been treated as a second grade citizen irrespective of the fact what its esteemed leaders have said or done. Over the past millennium, the status of women has seen many great changes. Vedas and Upanishads mention several names of women sages and seers notably Gargi and Maitreyi. With the passage of time and the invasion of Mughals and European invaders, the status of women began to deteriorate in the country. Join us for Women Empowerment In India

What is Gender Equality?

The lexical meaning of the term ‘Gender Equality’ is the state in which access to rights or opportunities is unaffected by gender. Gender equality is achieved when women and men enjoy the same rights and opportunities across all sectors of society, including economic participation and decision-making, and when the different behaviours, aspirations and needs of women and men are equally valued and favoured.

Girl Child Education- Educating Girl Child

According to the latest report released by by UNICEF, “Education is one of the most critical areas of empowerment for women”. However, it is also an area that offers some of the clearest examples of discrimination that women suffer. Offering girls basic education is one sure way of giving them much greater power — of enabling them to make genuine choices over the kinds of lives they wish to lead. This is not a luxury. The Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women establish it as a basic human right.

Gender Discrimination in India

The root cause of gender inequality in Indian society lies in its patriarchy system. Women’s exploitation is an age old cultural phenomenon of Indian society. The system of patriarchy finds its validity and sanction in our religious beliefs, whether it is Hindu, Muslim or any other religion. So the inequality or discrimination against women is at various levels in the society, either in home or outside home.

Gender Equality in India

‘Gender’ is a socio-cultural term referring to socially defined roles and behaviors assigned to ‘males’ and ‘females’ in a given society; whereas, the term ‘sex’ is a biological and physiological phenomenon which defines man and woman. In its social, historical and cultural aspects, gender is a function of power relationship between men and women where… a NGO trust in India has updated a blog on women empowerment & gender discrimination on women. Its clear show that men are holding us in the name of protecting us from outside threats. Today women are commandeering army aircraft's, climbing the Everest, running multi billion dollar companies but they are not given equality in the society.

How Anonymity on the Internet is Fuelling Rampant Sexism - Breakthrough

If you’ve been on the internet long enough, chances are you’ve come across at least one raging debate between the old world – the idea that men and women are different, and serve specific roles in the Indian society, and the new order – gender equality in India.