The multi-year Initiative to end GBV, launched in 2019, is making a huge impact in the communities it covers.
DAWN Worldwide supports 2022 SamaBhav Film Festival
SamaBhav has been creating waves in the cities where the film festival is launched.
Empowering Women And Engaging With Men
Manju Devi’s Story
Community interventions that address gender norms and attitudes can promote gender equality and prevent violence against women by challenging stereotypes. By including methods that empower women economically and also enlist men as partners, these interventions effect change in individuals and whole communities. The DAWN Worldwide- Shadhika ‘Initiative To End Gender-Based Violence’ is running interventions in 3 villages of Varanasi district in Uttar Pradesh with the help of local partners. It is a community-based initiative.
TiE Boston Elects Bank of America Executive Anu Chitrapu as its 12th President
BOSTON—TiE Boston, one of the region’s largest and oldest organizations supporting the Massachusetts entrepreneurial ecosystem, on Friday elected senior Bank of America executive Anu Chitrapu as its 12 President for a two-year term. Read the full article here.
YW BOSTON Awards Geeta Aiyer
(Excerpt of an article on Geeta Aiyer Published in YW Boston) Meet Geeta Aiyer, 2020 Academy of Women Achievers Awardee On October 29, 2020 we will join together and celebrate the achievements of five unstoppable women who demonstrate YW Boston’s...
DAWN Worldwide highlights the rise in GBV in the COVID – 19 Pandemic
Pandemics, economic instability, uncertainty, unrest are all risk factors for an increase in violence against women and children. The strategies to counter the exacerbated crisis needs a gender lens response, lessons learned from previous crisis, and most importantly appropriate and...
In Conversation with Ritu Kaur
Nirmala Garimella 05/08/2018 Ritu Kaur is committed to and has worked on Gender Based/Human rights issues since the 1990’s. She has a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences and a Post Graduate Diploma in Development Policy from...
DAWN Worldwide Holds First Diwali Gala
DAWN Worldwide, the Boston-based charity founded to tackle gender-based violence, held its first Diwali gala and fund-raiser on Saturday, November 4th. DAWN (Direct Action for Women Now) Worldwide was co-founded in early 2013 by Geeta Aiyer, the founder of Boston...
“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 sexism in Mumbai. MAVA, Men Against Violence and Abuse, was the first Indian organization created to stop misogyny through the education of young men. In...
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 a copy of the text: Volunteers of the Direct Action for Women, a Boston-based non-profit organization known as DAWN, gathered along with people of all...