"RAISING MEN," DAWN'S New Film Is Out Now!

DAWN recently released “Raising Men,” a film that highlights our partner MAVA’s work to combat…

DAWN Participates in Boston Women's March

DAWN's participation in the Boston Women's March was featured on India New England's website. Below is…

DAWN Member Ritu Visits Our Programs in Mumbai

I got an opportunity to visit Mumbai for two days to connect with MAVA and…


The work of Equal Community Foundation, DAWN's partner, featured in NPR.

How do you get boys to treat girls as their equals?

The question is an urgent one in India – where women face some of the world’s highest rates of sexual violence and domestic abuse. Many groups are trying to combat the problem with programs to empower girls and women.

Men Against Violence and Abuse, a Partner of DAWN, is Featured in Indian News Magazine

Harish Sadani tries to achieve equal rights for women by including men in the fight rather than alienating them. They called him bailya (sissy). When Harish Sadani was growing up in Mumbai, he was the only boy in his neighbourhood who helped with the household chores. His neighbours and friends, who considered these feminine tasks, used to mock him.

Geeta Aiyer is 2014 Woman of the Year

Geeta Aiyer, founder, president, and chief strategist of Boston Common Asset Management and a crusader against violence against women, is 2014 Woman of the Year.



HEAL for Survivors:
Train the Trainers in Boston, MA


Public Attitudes:
Raising Men Film


HEAL for Survivors:
Family Planning Association of India


Engaging Men:
Community Strong


HEAL for Survivors: