Academy of Root Development Australia Inc  

Women's Empowerment in Indian Villages

A Programme of Academy of Root Development (Australia) Incorporated

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Women's Empowerment in Indian Villages (WEIV) is a project of ARD(Aust)Inc.

Organisation Overview :

WEIV works in the field of community development through women's empowerment.

ARD(Aust) is working to create a society where women are treated with absolute justice, equality and fraternity and in turn, ensure justice to all the citizens.

We aim to create sustainable communities and promote social and political empowerment.

A society without poverty, illiteracy, sickness, child labour or gender and social inequality.

To create self governing organisations for poverty reduction through achieving basic rights, basic education, health security, gender and social equality, and livelihood security for the poor by empowering women within the community.

1. To organise the neglected and disempowered sections of the society.
2. To organise them for social actions leading towards holistic development.
3. To impart entrepreneurial skills to them leading towards diversified livelihood opportunities.
4. To organise the rural women folk and work towards socio-economic development.
5. To improve the quality of life of poor rural women and their families through entrepreneurial training
6. To increase access to health, good nutrition, educational services and productive assets.

The approach of ARD(Aust) is a holistic one, ensuring sustainable development in the fields of social, economic and political empowerment.

WEIV works through the following approaches:
1. Right to Development which ensures social and economic empowerment of women through the formation of SHGs.
2. Right to Participation which ensures participation of the women in the development process and in local self governance.
3. Right to livelihood which ensures providing sustainable livelihood options to them through linking them with various income generation activities.

Women's Empowerment in Indian Villages

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Academy of Root Development is a not-for-profit charitable organisation that aims to bring equity and opportunity to rural villages in Bihar, India