Activites - Women's Empowerment

Empowering the women by organizing them in Self Help Groups (SHG), raising awareness on their rights, combating domestic and worksite violence and making them economically self sustained has been one of GBS’ core objectives.Over 6,600 SHG have so far been formed so far in 78 villages by involving 7,000 women of backward castes and classes. After getting adequate vocational training many of them are now engaged in generating income through various household industries e.g. dairy, weaving carpet and durrie, embroidery, shoe and bangle making, running grocery shops, tent house etc.
Number of activities are being implemented regularly i.e. health camps, workshop for raising awareness on conserving natural resources, planting trees, adopting health seeking behavior, combating all kinds of violence and protecting their rights etc.