Motivating parents to send children to AWCs

CFAR staff had noticed numerous gaps in the implementation of ICDS programme resulting in malnutrition among children, non enrollment of children and even the dropping out of children from pre-schools run by the Anganwadi Centres  Read More

DWCD conducts livelihood training for economically backward women

As part of the initiatives being undertaken by various departments to reach out to SC/ST women in rural areas and empower them with skill building training, the Department of Food and Nutrition under the Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) conducted a 5-day training, for socially and economically backward women, on preparing low cost nutritious food, at the Paalam Centre, run by CFAR in Madurai, from February 2 to 5 2015. Read More

Health care for the needy

On February 18, 2015, the Water, Sanitation Hygiene (WSH) Jaipur team organized a health camp in collaboration with "Apex Hospital, Mansarovar", Jaipur, at the Indira Nagar slum. Jhalana Kunda and Bai Ji Kothi slums were also covered during the awareness building efforts and door to door contact initiative that preceded the camp. Read More

Launch of the “Know your Law” Mini-campaign

A mini campaign "Know your Law” was launched in Vilangudi, in Madurai, on February 13, 2015, to build awareness on laws relating to women and children. Over 80 women, including 30 sex workers, participated in the programme along with their children. Read More

District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) will provide support to marginalized women assures Mr. Murugesan, Sub Judge/Secretary, DLSA

Over 100 marginalized community females and transgender from Madurai District gathered here at Paalam center on February 11, 2015 to participate in the legal literacy camp organ

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CFAR in the media

Our work 'on' the media has ranged from monitoring programming on issues like health, nutrition, gender issues, obscenity and violence and supplementing it with audience surveys to enable viewers to articulate their views and opinions on the media. Read More

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