While most of India is observing a lockdown to prevent COVID-19, what about the victims of abuse locked inside the house with their perpetrator? What must they be going through?
How do we end violence against women and girls, and how do we make allies out of men and boys?
To learn more about what My Choices Foundation is doing to include men and boys in the army fighting to end violence against women and girls, watch Elca’s TEDxHyderabad talk.
Similar to the analogy that you cannot expect a starving child to study well, we cannot expect women facing violence and exploitation to make full use of financial empowerment.
Increasingly, Social Entrepreneurship is being recognized for the fantastic dedication, skill, and innovation it takes to be successful. It takes all the business savvy and grit of running a successful start-up, plus the passion and dedication to overcome the obstacles unique to setting out to achieve “for good” outcomes.
Long before digital fundraising platforms were invented (or the internet for that matter), Indians had their own systems of ‘giving’, from donating to temples, to organising food for the homeless or sharing spare coins with someone in need. So, you might be thinking, if we’re already good at ‘giving’, why do we need to get onboard with crowdfunding platforms?
My Choices Foundation is calling participants in the Airtel Hyderabad Marathon to #Run2Respect and help raise funds to end violence against women and girls
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