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  • Indigenous peoples have sought recognition of their identities, way of life and their right to traditional lands, territories and natural resources for years, yet throughout history their rights have always been violated. Indigenous peoples today, are arguably among the most disadvantaged and vulnerable groups of people in the world. The international community now recognizes that special measures are required to protect their rights and maintain their distinct cultures and way of life.

  • Phia Foundation organised a two-day participatory creative workshop on Child rights, Child Protection and Personal Hygiene on 23 and 24 June 2018 for children at our bridge school centre in Bhowapur. The workshop was attended by around 51 participants, including children and adults.

    The main objective of this workshop was to create awareness and train the children on issues pertaining to child rights, child protection and personal hygiene. They focus was on creative expression of these issues which are considered taboo in the society.

  • It's possible campaign partnered with Sheroes (group working with acid attack survivors) to Organize an event 'Kar Mumkin' - a cohesive movement to reimagine a gender equal society with our journey partners - Amity University, Police Department, Ambedakar University, Cinepolis, UNDP, YES Foundation and Planning department Government of Uttar Pradesh.

  • Phia Foundation has partnered with Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives (APPI) on a programme that focuses on strengthening local self-governance and deepening democracy. The program covers 3 blocks in Jamtara, Gumla and West Singhbhum districts of Jharkhand.

  • Partnering Hope into Action (Phia) Foundation is taking forward the work of its co-collaborators who had successfully implemented one of India’s largest civil society program from 2009-2016, which was called the Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) programme and has worked on the issues of social exclusion and poverty reduction in Jharkhand PACS worked in seven of India's poorest States to help socially excluded communities to claim their rights and entitlements more effectively. The issue of gender equality crosscuts all of our work.

  • A drawing competition was organised by a well-known religious trust, Shri Ganesh Sewa Samaj Trust on 31st December 2017.  12 children from Phia Foundation’s Bhowapur Education Centre participated in the competition. This trust keeps organizing various competitions for children and this is the first time, children from EWS community participated in the drawing competition.

  • Education is not complete by just reading school books, children need to know what they are reading and should be able to relate when they happen to see things. Educational trips help children to understand well what they have learned through books.

    Phia Foundation organised an educational trip for the children of Madanpur Khadar and Bhowapur schools on 14th and 21st December respectively. More than 225 children, 8 staff members and four parents from both the schools were part of the National Zoological Park visit.

  • Phia partnered with UNICEF in December 2015 on a climate resilience project which was extended for a second phase looking at a more intensive engagement with the State Governments of Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, and Kerala for a consultative process leading to effective translation of State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC) into on-ground action while being children and women-centered, which is UNICEF’s primary mandate.

  • A workshop was organized by Phia Foundation in collaboration with Uttar Pradesh Police at Career Dental College of Sciences and Hospital, Lucknow on Saturday December 9th to celebrate Mahila Samman Saptaah. Around 500 participants from Police Department, UP Police Mahila Samman Prakosth, youth, CSOs, Change Makers, academicians and media were present in the event.

  • In solidarity with the Orange Day movement, on November 29, Phia organization turned orange to mark 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence Towards Women and Girls. All employees of the organization wore orange colored clothes to show their support for the cause. As a bright and optimistic colour, orange represents a future free from violence against women and girls.