Yuva launches campaign to counter violence against women

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Social organization Youth Unity For Voluntary Action (Yuva), Jamshedpur in association with Oxfam India has launched a special 16-day campaign to counter violence against women in East Singhbhum district. As a part of this campaign a one-day conference was organized in Chakdi village in Potka block on December 6, 2014. Hundreds of women from the nearby villages attended this one …

Women Farmers’ Fair at Chakdi a grand success as more than 300 women farmers participate

Women dancing at Mahila Kishan Mela at Chakdi, The fair was organized by Yuva Jamshedpur,

Jamshedpur: Yuva Jamshedpur organized a Mahila Kisan Mela (Women Farmers’ Fair) in Chakdi village of Potka block in East Singhbhum district of the state of Jharkhand, India. The fair was organized with the help of Global Greengrant Fund (GGF). In all, more than 300 women farmers participated in the fair. More than 25 stalls were put up in the fair, …

Women learn puffed-rice making in Chakri and Radur villages in Potka

Jamshedpur: A puffed-rice making training session was organized on February 12, 2012 at Chakri and Radur villages of Potka block in East Singhbhum by Yuva to enable women to start village level puffed-rice enterprises. Yuva has always laid a special stress on promoting self-employment and enterprise among rural women. The organization believes that real empowerment of rural women would come …