NAWO Odisha

The National Alliance of Women (NAWO) is a national network of women. It is an umbrella organization and affiliation or membership is open to all progressive minded women's groups and institutions, non-governmental organizations, women workers, women's unions, individuals and others who share the principles, objectives and values of NAWO, as defined in the NAWO vision.

One Billion Rising 2015-16

A brief Report of One Billion Rising 2015-16
On the occasion of World Human Rights Day
10th December 2015 at Ekamra Haat, Bhubaneswar

Background: One Billion Rising (OBR) campaign is a global call to action to stop violence against women and girls. It is about connecting all efforts across borders and boundaries to create a safer world for women and girls. The call for One Billion Rising Campaign has been given by the well known feminist activist, playwright and actor Eve Ensler. It aims to mobilize and bring out one billion people on the streets across the world on 14th February, 2016, to sing, dance and protest, to end violence against women and girls ONCE AND FOR ALL.

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state level youth convention

To curb the violence against women there is a need to constantly work both with men and women. We realize that it is very important to intervene in the socialization process if we want to break the oppressive pattern of patriarchy. That peers in educational institutions like school and college are the most crucial as it has a great socializing influence in shaping their value system.

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1. Safe Bhubaneswar under Smart City Mission in Collaboration with BMC on 8th October 2015 at OTDC, Bhubaneswar

2. Observation of International Day for Violence against women & Launching of One Billion Rising on 25th November 2015

3. Observation of South Asian Women's Day on 30th November 2015

4. Migrant workers and Domestic workers Convention on 9th and 10th December 2015