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EKTA Resource Centre for Women

Protect and Promote women's Rights

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WHO WE ARE

Ekta was established in 1990 at Madurai as a Resource centre towards creation of a gender just society. The organization adopts a life cycle approach and works with women, men, youth and adolescents in the educational institutions, rural and urban areas. It promotes issue-based campaigns to end violence against women, facilitates networks for experiential sharing and collective action. It advocates and lobbies for gender sensitive policy changes to further the interest of women and address gender based violence in particular. Post Tsunami, it has expanded its work with the rural communities in  Chidambaram Taluk of Cuddalore district in  Tamil Nadu, with a focus on strengthening education of girl children, and livelihood rights of single women .

Upcoming Programme

  •  23rd - 27th May 2018 - Net Ball Camp @ Nambikkai Centre
  • "World No Tobacco Day" on 31st May. The Theme for this year is "TOBACCO AND HEART DISEASE". 

Sangat 2017

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16 Days Campaign

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Capacity Building Training on SDG through a Gender Lens

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Capacity Building Training on SDG through a     Gender Lens

jointly organized by Women 2030, Ekta and HRF

on 23rd & 24th Jan 2018 @ ICSA, Chennai.

Women's Day

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At Women's Day participants took part in event of recital of poems, sharing of life stories, dancing and singing.

A poster on Sexual Harassment of Women at Work place (Prevention, Protection and Redressal) Act, 2013 was released by Adv. Epsibah and the first copy received by Dr. A. Santha, from Media Research Forum

"Let us join hands to continue the struggle of women for

gender justice".

The 25th of every month has been designated “Orange Day” by the United Nations Secretary-General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women, to raise awareness and take action to end violence against women and girls. As a bright and optimistic colour, orange represents a future free from violence against women and girls for the UNiTE Campaign. Orange day action theme:"Leave No One Behind: Ending Violence against Women and Girls"

One Billion Rising 2018

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OBR Since 2012, Ekta is involved with this Global Campaign that aims at eliminating violence against women and girls. 

Summer Camp

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A Constructive social learning, through games, activities and fun with

value-based inputs to create a better future.

Adolescent Girls Meeting

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To inspire a girl to think for the self with dignity and aspiration. 

A discussion with the adolescents on equality, rights and development.