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To build and train women in the areas of gender sensitive laws, SHGs, financial literacy and government programmes as a Jankar.


  • Project is to evolve local support action for preventing and dealing with domestic violence leading to reduce incidence and increased voicing by women
  • To build a  larger network with complementary expertise in the field of violence against women and children
  • To learn how to asses risk in domestic violence situation
  • To increase awareness of the varied form of abuse and the implied consequence on the victims and on the society
  • Train Legal Jankars in gender sensitive laws, counseling skills to resolve family problems and spread awareness about women’s legal rights
  • Train SHG Jankars in record keeping, management and monitoring and to resolve problems in SHGs
  • Train Financial Literacy Jankars in cash flow based data collection, analysis and household financial management; goal setting and budgeting
  • Train Government Jankars about government programmes and effective implementation of these programmes

Major Activities

  • Train women in counseling and laws in favor of women
  • Train women in building rapport with government officers to obtain information and facilitate implementation of government programmes
  • Train women in the SHG-related issues of management, record keeping, and monitoring
  • Develop training modules and cases studies of successful interventions by Jankars
  • Conduct exposure visits and Jankar melawas
  • Conduct practical exercises and exams of Jankar

Outreach Data as on April 2014-15

 Particulars Maharashtra
 No.of Districts  5
 Counselling Center 10
 No.of Training Center 12
 Annual Participation  2114
 No. of Cases Handled 487

    Particulars    Madhya Pradesh
    No.Of Districts4
    Counselling Center                 12
    No.Of Training Center                 12
    No. Of Participants in Orcha                 47
    No. Of Participants Tikamgarh                   53
    No. Of Participants  Chattarpur                 49
    No. Of Participants  Badwani                   15