Collaborated with the Panchayat Samiti, Shahpur for organising a month long programme on women’s empowerment from the 26th of February to the 25th of March 2015.

Themed ‘Mahila Arogya Saptapadi’ or Seven Steps to Women’s health, this programme was taken to all the nine primary health centres of Shahpur taluka. Women in the reproductive age group were specifically targeted and told about the importance of family planning and the need to talk about it openly in the family.

The message given to them was that they have to power to take decisions on when to start a family, how to space between children. They were also told about the modern spacing methods.

U-Respect was represented in the conference on “Sharing of Best Practices: Improving Maternal, New Born and Child Health in India” on 24 th March, 2018, organised by FICCI, New Delhi.

Dr. Arundhati Char, President, presented U-Respect Foundation’s innovation in sexual and reproductive health and rights among tribal communities in India, and discussed outcomes and impact of a three-year intervention at a workshop on “Can new technologies improve sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR)?”.

This was organised jointly by the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) and Väestöliitto, Helsinki, Finland on 18 th June, 2018.

Our Co-Founder Arti Kandala was conferred the Vocational Excellency Award by Rotary Club of Satellite City, Navi-Mumbai for her services towards the rural and BoP Population in bring about a changes in their health and well-being.

Session on Importance of WASH and Menstrual Hygiene Information Education and Communication amongst middle school children

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