Building Capacities

CFAR has been building capacities of communities, critical stakeholders including government and NGO partners who are implementing projects, positive people's networks , collectives, grassroot functionaries and the media though workshops, consultations and one to one and group discussions to enable them to have a better understanding of issues and concerns. We have also developed a host of tools including training manuals, advocacy kits and IEC material to support our training and capacity building programmes.

  • In Rajasthan, we have been building the capacities of doctors, lawyers, educationists and grassroot functionaries to motivate them to take the Law seriously and ensure the strengthening and implementation of the PCPNDT Act.
  • Marginalized communities, sex workers, transgender people, sexual minorities, injecting drug users and people living with HIV/AIDS in several states are being empowered to become spokespersons, speak on their concerns and shape their representation in the media. Training modules have also been developed for grassroot practitioners with pointers on how they must interact with and address crisis caused on and off media.
  • Regular interactions are held with journalists and broadcasters across the country to improve the qualitative and quantitative coverage of issues, keep them informed about the programme and enable them to become more inclusive and community sensitive. Kits and modules have also been developed to enable media practitioner to get to the core of an issue in an informed and sensitive manner
  • NGOs and networks are being enabled to access the media and keep it informed about the work they are doing.