“Feminism isn’t about making women strong. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” This famous quote by G.D. Anderson tells us the importance and need of quality in the society. Women and girls in the semi urban and rural areas are victims of orthodox beliefs and practices that form a vicious cycle inhibiting growth, leading to further complications in adulthood. Keeping this in mind the Trust started some of the most customized and innovative initiatives to cater to their specific needs. These programs saw girls being educated, child marriages being eradicated, gender bias issues been uprooted and what was once the most vulnerable group, now become contributing components of the society.

Projects

SPMESM started working with women from slums since its inception after the successful implementation of earlier project models like SHGs, Skill and Livelihood Programs and awareness dries, we now have a comprehensive project- Project Tejaswini for the slum women.

 Highlights:

  • Health, Financial inclusion and Leadership Development
  • Peer- based work, Participatory Model of Development
  • 5000 women from 12 slums participating
  • Legal and Family Counselling Support
  • 100+ Self- Help Groups and Bank Linkages.