Member profile

Organization

Jan Sahas Social Development Society

Constituency

Civil Society

Country/Region

India

Organisation Description

Jan Sahas is committed to promote the development and protect the rights of socially excluded communities with the special focus on girls and women through eradication of all forms of bondage including manual scavenging and caste based prostitution; empowerment of adolescent girls and women to end violence and gender justice, skill development for dignified livelihoods and social entrepreneurship; legal aid for access to justice and reform in criminal justice system; support in education; food and nutrition security; land and agriculture development; develop barefoot lawyers to build victim or survivors as leader and empowerment of communities though capacity and organization building.

Issues

Sexual violence

Sector

Women and gender equality

Social Services/Child Protection

Social Protection

Justice/Law Enforcement