Children are said to be the best innovators and solution providers. Only that the way our education system is designed, children are discourages to express themselves. As a result their inherit power of suggesting solutions are never explored. In view of this UNICEF designed a project in collaboration with Ahmedabad based NGOs SRISHTI and Honeybee network to conduct a workshop for exploring the innovative ideas of children from all over the country.
All societies on the verge of death are masculine. A society can survive with only one man; no society will survive a shortage of women.” — Germaine Greer
This quote by Germain Greer says it all. Deepalaya for the last 36 years has been working constantly for promotion of Gender equity. It was time to celebrate the achievements and recognize the efforts of women.
Deepalaya celebrated International women’s day on 8th March, 2016 with lot of enthusiasm. The day had a serious tone at two of our projects and lot of fun and frolic on the other. Here are a few snippets: