Looking at all of these scenarios, We Can (Prayas), a project initiated in November 2018 and run by a group of three sensitized women, aims to organize an event on the same lines. Our team has already organized 8 awareness workshops on the tabooed concept of ‘gender and sex’, ‘good and bad touch’, ‘consent’, ‘puberty’ and ‘menstrual hygiene’ in low-income schools and communities in where more than 500 children have participated. For creating awareness around menstrual hygiene we have conducted workshop where women are taught how to create cloth- based reusable sanitary pads.
As the next step We Can (Prayas) will be organizing a city-wide event, tentatively in the second week of December for the desired stakeholders. The event will include workshop on gender stereotypes, art exhibition, theatrical presentation by the kids on the same issue and exhibition of cloth-pads made by women of low - income communities.
Since we are a non- profit project and we do it with low-income communities, we need funds to conduct such an event. If you believe in this cause and wants to give your hand in making gender neutral world please contribute your bit to make this event successful.
Budget : Rs 50,000
Breakdown of the budget:
- Venue : Rs 5000
- Stationary : Rs 5000
- Transportation for kids : Rs 5000
- Honorarium for speaker: Rs 5000
- Speaker and Mics : Rs 2000
- Decoration: Rs 5000
- Menstrupedia Comic Book: 100 copies * Rs 100 = Rs 10,000
- Lunch: Rs 10000
- Miscellaneous: Rs 3000