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ActionAid India works in 25 states and 1 union territory of India, with a vision to A world without poverty, patriarchy and injustice in which every person enjoys the right to life with dignity.


since: 2012
    • Name Of The Initiative
    • Women and girls rights in Urban space
    • Allied Organisation
    • Mahila Action
    • Working together since
    • 2012
    • No of slums/wards covered
    • 21
    • States
    • Andhra Pradesh
    • Blocks Reached
    • 3
    • Districts Reached
    • 1 (Visakhapatnam)
    • No Of Girls
    • 1,931
    • Vulnerable Groups Reached
    • ST, SC and BC communities/women/urban poor
    • Focus Areas Of Intervention
    • Yerukula, mala, relli, madiga, padmasali, vadabalija, jalari, chettibalija, kamsali, yadava, reddika,muslims
    • Basic Information about the initiative
    • MA’s association with Action Aid started from the year 2003. The first funding was for the destitute women under commercial sex workers in 2003-04. Since then it has been continuously working with Action Aid on various activities for welfare of sex workers, trafficked girls, highway walkers and victims of domestic violence. The NF partnership with Action Aid started from 2003 onwards and worked for 9 consecutive years. The areas of intervention were campaigning, counselling, school reforms, providing nutritious food, and Self Help Group (SHG) formation in the urban slums.
    • KeyWords
    • Voilence agains women; Women safety; Women's right; Land; Livelihood rights;
    • Families Benefited
    • 13,371
    • Population Benefited
    • 58,760
    • Women Benefited
    • 23,525
    • Men Benefited
    • 21,545
    • Children Benefited
    • 13,690

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