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  1. 1. ai action india Founded in 1976 Organizing Grassroots collectives for social action and radical change
  2. 2. EMERGENCY 26th June 1976 Yamuna Pushta xjhch gVkvks 21 lw=h; dk;ZØe 7,00,000 people “resettled” on the periphery of Delhi
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  6. 6. Living with Hope
  7. 7. Action India Vision A Gender Just and Egalitarian Society Mission Empowering Women to achieve Equality and Equity and the Right to Live with Dignity and Self-esteem
  8. 8. SAARC Day of the Girl Child December 8th, 2012 Action India mobilized more than 1400 adolescent girls and boys of the communities in Delhi to listen to speakers Kamla Bhasin and Rashmi Singh and view an exhibition of oil painting on the Girl Child by artist Anjali Sinha.
  9. 9. We work to Eliminate Discrimination Stop Violence Against Women and Girls We say Women’s Rights are Human Rights Facilitate access to education and health care Enhance access to property and economic rights We Enable community participation in development to achieve social, political and economics rights
  10. 10. Our Programs • Women’s Health and Reproductive Rights • Women Law and Social Change • Gender Equality and Identity • Women’s Economic activity and empowerment • Education for Equality and Community participation • Right to water and sanitation to live life with dignity • Stree Shakti Suvidha Kendra – Mission Convergence Action India is committed to social change, working at the grassroots, focused in 14 urban resettlement colonies and slums in Delhi and 16 villages in Hapur District in U.P.
  11. 11. Campaign Against Sex Selection and Pre-birth Elimination of Females Missing 36 million girls in the last decade • 2001 Network of 52 Delhi NGOs- Karvan campaigned against Declining Child Sex Ratio across NCT Delhi • Study in North West Delhi– Rising Sons Setting Daughters - a case for public advocacy • National Seminars organized in collaboration with NMML in 2004 and 2005 – The New Paradigm of development and sex selection • Stop Sex Selection , Save the Girl Child – Beti Utsav celebrating the birth of daughters and honouring the mothers of girls at the community level. • Monitoring the PCPNDT through the AA East district • Appointed member of State Supervisory Body (NCT Delhi)
  12. 12. Think Tank- 31 August 2012TIME AGENDA SUB AGENDA PANEL 9:30-9:45 AM REGISTRATION TEA 9:45-10:00 AM WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION Gouri Choudhury, Director, Action India Dipali Sharma, Senior Manager, ActionAid India,Delhi 10:00-11:00 AM SAVE THE GIRL CHILD INITIATIVES-CIVIL SOCIETYOUTLOOKAND RESPONSES CONTEXT SETTING: GROUND REALITY OF DECLINING CHILD SEX RATIO CHAIR : Pamela Phillipose-WomenFeature Service 1.Dr. C. Chandramouli- RegistrarGeneral and Census Commissioner 2.Dr. Suman Parashar Consultant-Census Commission 11:00-1:00 PM CIVIL SOCIETY PERSPECTIVE, LEARNINGS AND CHALLENGES-WORKING ON THE ISSUE OF SEX SELECTIVE ABORTION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PCPNDT ACT CHAIR: Dr. Imrana Qadeer PANELISTS: 1.RizwanParvez, CFAR, Rajasthan 2.ManmohanSharma, VHA Punjab 3.Meera-ActionAidIndia Partner –M.P. Member of State Supervisory Board 4. Sulekha Singh,Project Coordinator, Action India, Delhi 5. Haryana 1:00-1:30 PM OPEN DIALOGUE MODERATORS: Smita Khanijow, ProgrammeManager, ActionAid India, Delhi Gouri Choudhury 1.30-2.30PM LUNCH 2:30-3:30 PM DELHI ‘S RESPONSES ON THE IMPLEMENTATIONOF THE PCPNDT ACT. INITIATIVES AND THE CHALLENGES IN THE IMPLEMENTING OF THE ACT.-PRACTITIONER’S PERSPECTIVE AND HOW THEY CAN HELP CIVIL SOCIETYIN IMPROVING THE IMPLEMENTATION CHAIR: Ena Singh, UNFPA PANELISTS: 1. Dr. Shalley Kamra - State Program Officer,PCPNDT 2. Dr. D.K. Dewan, Director Health and Family Welfare, Delhi 3.30-4.30 OPEN DIALOGUE MODERATORS: Dr Mira Shiva and Smita Khanijow 4:30-5.30PM VALEDICTORYSESSION STRATEGIESFOR FUTURE PLAN OF ACTION RESPONSE FROM STATE IMPORTANCE OF ROLE OF MEDIA Vote of thanks CHAIR and Sharingof brief: Akhila Sivadas, ExecutiveDirector, CFAR Guest of Honour – Dr Syeeda Hameed, Member-Planning Commission Dr Anshu Prakash, Health Secretary Delhi State Supervisory Board Arti Dhar- The Hindu Gouri Choudhury, Action India Tanveer Kazi,Regional Manager, Action Aid India, Delhi 5.30PM TEA