Friday, July 18, 2014

Tharuni-Action Aid-Sensitization Meeting on PC-PNDT Act, held on 08-07-2014 at Hyderabad

Tharuni in collaboration with Action Aid conducted Sensitization Meeting on PCPNDT Act at Kuttuvellodi Primary Health Center, Seethaphalmandi., on 8th July 2014 from 1.30 PM to 4 PM..It was attended by SPHO Dr. Sakkubai, along with seven Medical Officers.They could create awareness to 30 ANMs, And 10 Health workers on the issue of 'save the Girl Child'
Action Aid Coordinator enlightened the participants on the PCPNDT Act, with the present scenario of sex ratio, along with case studies.The Doctors were requested to cooperate in checking up the scanning centers in the area.
SPHO and Mandal Officer Dr. Sridhar gave their suggestions to improve the situation,and promised to cooperate with the NGOs to spread the message 'save the girl child, among the public.
Tharuni coordinator Ailesh Yadav distributed PCPNDT Act News Letters of Tharuni and IEC materials and posters among the participants. 

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Girl Child Sex Ratio is low in the City of Hyderabad too.

Tharuni in collaboration with ACTION-AID made an initial survey of some of the areas in the heart of the City of Hyderabad, under the 'Child Sex Ratio Project". It is really surprising to note the following 5 Wards
sex ratio statistics are alarming.
1. Seethaphal mandi-----827 girls for 1000 boys.
2. .Ramnagar------------890 girls for 1000 boys
3. Adikmet--------------895 girls for 1000 boys
4. Vidyanagar-----------895 girls for 1000 boys
5. Nallakunta------------905 girls for 1000 boys

Tharuni initiated 'No Girl-No World' campaign in Hyderabad from January 2014 with 'Bikethon' Rally by young women and men. So it is high time that the Citizens of Hyderabad have to realize the importance of Girl child and spread the message that giving birth to a girl child is also a privilege and asset to the family.

Recently on 28th June Tharuni volunteers represented in the Anganwadi Workers Sector Meeting to enlighten them on PC-P N D T Act,and to stop prenatal diagnostics tests, aborting the girl children. Thirty Anganwadi workers and their Supervisor Smt. Hansaveni participated. Tharuni Coordinator Ailesh Yadav
distributed the Tharuni News Letter and pamphlets to spread the Message.