Wednesday, October 11, 2017

International Girl Child Day Celebrations by Tharuni under GAA Project & Bharosa 11-10-2017

Tharuni under the Girls Advocacy Alliance Project of Terres Des Hommes of Netherlands, in collaboration with Bharosa Support Center of Hyderabad City Police, celebrated the International Girl Child Day at Ravindra Bharathi Auditorium on 11th October 2017
More than one thousand young girls participated in the event , coming from different schools of Hyderabad.They performed skits on how to protect themselves from  child abuse. and the role of She Teams and Bharosa support center taking care of them.
A Website was opened by the Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad Mr. Mahender Reddy. He advised the Girls to approach the Police in times of need to protect themselves.
Smt Swati Lakra I.P.S. Addl. Commissioner of police , in charge of She Teams &Bharosa presided over the function.
Sri P. Raghuveer I.FS Prl.Chief Conservator of Forests, advised the Girls to  participate in the activities to bring a change in the society.
Dr. Mamatha Raghuveer, Founder Tharuni sensitised the young women on their legal Rights and
also their responsibilities to act as change Makers, while empowering themselves.
Tharuni identified and felicitated 15 Non Govtl. Organisations and 10 Media Peronnel, both T.V and Print Media, who have been working passionately for the Rights of the Girl Children. 'Balika Bandhu' Awards with citation, Memento and Turbans were given to all of them, enlightening the audience about their work .
Dr. Hima Bindu from Niloupher Hospital sensitised the Girls on nutrition, reproductive health and personal hygiene.
Smt. Laxmi ,of  Rani Rudrama Devi Karate Center demonstrated to the girls  how to protect themselves .Dr. Hemalatha Devi, Director ,Tharuni gave Mementoes to the Guests of honour.

Police officers, She Teams, Bharosa Teams, School Teachers and Tharuni Team Members,Anuradha, Neeraja, Sameer, Javeed, Ailesh participated in the event. A pamphlet against child marriages was released and booklets were distributed to sensitize on child sexual abuse.

The celebrations were televised directly on Youtube by the Doers' guild Software Solutions.
It can be watched with the link:' on

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Media Workshop at Warangal (17th September 2017)

Tharuni in collaboration with Telangana Press Academy conducted a District level Training Workshop for Media Personnel (of United Warangal) on the DOs and DON'Ts of reporting on/for children. The session was taken by Dr. Mamatha Achanta where she addressed an audience of 1500 print and electronic media journalists.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Launching of Bandhavya Academy -A Premier Academy for Relationship Management-15-09-2017

Dr. Mamatha Raghuveer- Founder 'Tharuni' & ''NILA' has initiated 'Bandhavya Academy' for human relationship management from 15th September 2017.The Launching Program was inaugurated  with 'Sanskara' for grooming youngsters on Internet Safety & Cyber Laws' at Wesley Degree College, Secunderabad.
Hon'ble Minister of Home affairs of Telangana State Sri Nayani Narasimha Reddy Garu inaugurated the Academy, as  it aims to  transform the youth, School Children, Teachers , Parents and the Public at large to have successful and peaceful human relationships. The Minister reiterated the importance of  such organisation  for the latest changing  trends of   Technology and cyber crimes and violence.
Dr. Smt. Thripurana Venkata Rathnam, Chair Person of Telangana State  Women's Commission, also advised the Youth to be watchful and take care  of their important goals in life, than led away by unforeseen  circumstances, ruining their lives. British Deputy High Commissioner, Sri Andrew Flemming, Political Analyst Nalini Raghuram, Smt. Sudha Murali, UNICEF Former Child Protection Officer, and Sri P. Raghuveer IFS Addl. Prl. Chief Conservator of Forests have given their valuable guidance to the more than 300 students and the public , about using the internet  in the day today life.
Dr. Mamatha Raghuveer explained the importance of 'Bandhavya' a human bondage with finer sentiments and human touch. A logo of 'Bandhavya Academy' was released along with the Website.

Launching of Bandhavya Academy

Friday, September 15, 2017

Teachers Training under 'Safe Childhood'Project by BDHC & Tharuni from14-09-2017

A three day  Teachers Training Program was initiated under the 'Safe Childhood' Project, a collaboration between British Deputy High Commission(BDHC) and Tharuni from 14-09-2017 to 16-09-2017 at Hotel Sandhya, Lakdikapul, Hyderabad.
20 teachers(10 Male+10 Female)from  Ten different lower income group Schools were selected to undergo training to sensitize them on issues like child protection, prevention of child sexual abuse, , online child sexual abuse, internet safety, elopements, & trafficking and also Child related laws, like POCSO, JJ Act,Abduction and Nirbhaya Act.They will be enlightened on child support systems, life skills, for empowerment of children.