Streevaadadarshanam – A Perspective on Feminism

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

The programme was held at Alkapuri in which chief speaker, Prof. M.D.Radhika, Head of the Department, English, Providence College, emphasized that feminism is not a philosophy of Hate. It seeks equality. K.T.Beena Kumari, Teacher, Model High school opined that gender discrimination exists even among the educated and is subtly evident in textbooks too. Feminism is […]

Case regarding the Public Toilets of the Corporation

Case regarding the Public Toilets of the Corporation

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

In March 2011, an unfortunate incident of a hidden camera inside the ladies toilet of a popular hotel sparked off massive protests as it undermined the dignity and privacy of women. Streechetana’s involvement in the incident led the activists of these women’s Forum to take up the demand for safe and clean toilets for women […]

Women’s Health

Women’s Health

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

Seminar on Women’s Health. Alkapuri was the venue on Jan 31, 2011 for a seminar on Women’s health. The first part of the day was a discussion session where members interacted with Dr. Maneesha Kothekar, learning about strategies and programs conducted by Bharatiya Streeshakti. The afternoon session which was open to public had 3 speakers. […]

Children and Human Rights

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

An awareness programme on child abuse was conducted on 4th December 2010. Advocate Shiji Rahman, Chairperson, Child Welfare Centre, lamented that those who are supposed to be the protectors of children frequently abuse them. Moderator K.T.Beena emphasized that we need to work towards ending gender discrimination. Smt. Radha Iyer presided over the function. Dr.K.S. Jayasree, […]

Nila – Educate a Daughter

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

It is often found that first victims of any financial crisis are females. In Indian homes, sadly, it is the daughter whose education is cut short if funds are lacking. To help such girls who have aptitude but in need of money for higher education, Nila has been launched. This is a noble scheme whereby […]

Cyber Crime and society

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

An awareness programme was conducted by Streechetana on 31st July 2010 at Alakapuri. Sri. K. Biraj of Kozhikode Cyber cell spoke about the increasing number of different sorts of cyber crimes in the society today, the need to reduce it and the ways of preventing oneself from becoming a victim to it. Advocate Maya Malini […]

Sanitation / Water-Logging Problems of Residents of Nadakkavu Cross Road, Corporation Colony

Sanitation / Water-Logging Problems of Residents of Nadakkavu Cross Road, Corporation Colony

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

This was a problem faced by the inmates of the Corporation Colony for the past 15 years. The residents of this colony are mainly sanitation workers employed by the Corporation. As the colony is centrally located, through time it has become the sewage centre of the surrounding buildings and the Sulabh Public Toilet. There was […]

Motivational Programme for Parents

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

On Feb 7, 2010 at Kannachery Govt L.P. School, a programme organized jointly by Streechetana and school authorities was held at the school premises for the benefit of parents. Smt C. Kanmani Palayat, coordinator, Association for Learning Disabilities India (ALDI) said that if learning deficiencies of children are recognized early and they are given remedial […]

Training Programme on Mushroom Cultivation

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

Self employment training in mushroom cultivation was conducted by Streechetana on January 17, 2010 between 2 p.m and 5 p.m at Moozhikal for 20 ladies. After the introduction by Dr. K. S. Jayasree, General Secretary, Mrs. Rajasree, Director, Malabar Mushroom, spoke about the various methods of cultivating and marketing mushrooms. Smt. Jayasree I.T. who is […]