16 Days Campaign against gender-based violence To prevent violence against women, a 16-Days program against gender-based violence was organized, to reduce incidents like domestic violence, sexual harassment, discrimination, "Your protection does not protect me" Done by Pragati Path Foundation and Ibtida network in Baragaon block of Varanasi district. During the campaign, various programs like Mahila Kisan Seminar, cultural programs, street plays, rallies, meetings at Panchayat level and human chain were organized against gender based violence in rural areas. The rural women demanding the identity own their work. They showed our right through activity and talk show. The women led the 16 days program and be the example for other women who do not get their own right. The collectives group of women and adolescence are freely talk about the situation and problem. Those who they don't come out their home. Women are breaking patriarchal thinking for their future generations
Sunita lead the program of “Meri Pahchan Mera Adhikar” as a women leaders, she conduct the energise activities. I would like share the stage play which the theme was “ Your protection, does not protect me” , she played the role of her husband and she was trying to show the mind-set of patriarchal society who stopped the development of women. She wear the paint and shirt and never ever forgotten her ‘Pagadi’. That time she was not stop and broken the rule of ‘Ghughant’. Sunita played the beautiful stage show in front of man (male dominated society) and raise the voice behalf of all women. Without hiding any facts and hiding feelings, now she talks openly on the issue of women.