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Stories of Change

Domestic Violence

Danger At Home

 
 
 
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  •   Making new friends

    Making new friends

    Not just Aamir, but other celebrities now hitch a ride with Sakha's women drivers

  •   Freedom from violence

    Freedom from violence

    Despite having faced some kind of violence, these women chose to fight back

  •   "I now have an identity"

    "I now have an identity"

    After appearing on the show, Shanno became a star in her own right. But then, she always was

   
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    Newfound courage

    Women sometimes deny the presence of violence in their lives. But the episode encouraged a few to speak up, says crisis counsellor Chitra Joshi

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    Newfound courage
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    Supporting struggles

    “Since the Satyamev Jayate episodes were based on the work of ongoing social movements, the show strengthened their fight for justice, human rights and equality.” – Activist Kamla Bhasin

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    Supporting struggles
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    Show and tell

    Centre for Social Research, a Delhi-based organization working on gender issues, now uses clips from the Domestic Violence episode in its gender sensitization workshops

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    Show and tell
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    NGO YOU SUPPORTED: AZAD FOUNDATION

    NGO YOU SUPPORTED: AZAD FOUNDATION

    Drive towards dignity

    Women can also work in professions traditionally reserved for men—that is the message Azad Foundation sends out to scores of women, especially those from underprivileged backgrounds. By training them to become chauffeurs, it has helped many escape violent marriages and move towards independence. The NGO's for-profit venture, which provides safe taxi services by women for women, has been able to strengthen its infrastructure and increase recruitment.

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    NGO YOU SUPPORTED: AZAD FOUNDATION
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