RIGHTS OF MUSAHAR COMMUNITIES – ActionAid India
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RIGHTS OF MUSAHAR COMMUNITIES

since: 2012
    • Name Of The Initiative
    • Rights of Musahar Communities
    • Allied Organisation
    • MSS - Mushar Seva Sansthan
    • Working together since
    • 2012
    • States
    • Uttar Pradesh
    • Villages Reached
    • 29
    • Blocks Reached
    • 3 (Mithaura, Nichlaul, Siswan)
    • Districts Reached
    • 1 (Maharajganj)
    • No Of Girls
    • 1,000
    • No Of Boys
    • 1,884
    • No Of People With Disability
    • 42
    • Families Indirectly Benefited
    • 2,115
    • Vulnerable Groups Reached
    • Dalit, Muslim
    • Focus Areas Of Intervention
    • The Musahar Sewa Sansthan works in the districts of Maharajganj, Deora, Kushinagar and Gorakhpur, where there is a large concentration of Musahars. MSS, a community organization and a wing of the Musahar Manch, was registered in 2009, to secure the rights, entitlements, and prevent atrocities on women and children. Strengthening Land Rights Campaign, Community monitoring to ensure government entitlements, Campaign against child marriage and drop outs, Women’s Rights – equal wages, land rights. Increasing participation in local governing bodies and Strengthening the Musahar Manch and alliance with other social movements and civil society initiatives.

    • KeyWords
    • Land rights; livelihood; Child rights; Women rights
    • Families Benefited
    • 1,430
    • Population Benefited
    • 9,394
    • Women Benefited
    • 3,130
    • Men Benefited
    • 3,338
    • Children Benefited
    • 2,884

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