Shehnaaz founded Aawaaz-e-Niswaan violence against women help in india along with women who like her had been unilaterally divorced or were in some way affected by the patriarchal Muslim Personal Law. The women over time decided to meet every Wednesday at each others house to guide other women in situations like themselves.Areas of Work:
Majority of the activists from Aawaaz-e-Niswaan have come to the organization through personal struggles and through collectively dealing with issues that are generally considered by society to be `merely personal and individual problems’. violence against women help in india The counseling program keeps in touch with the everyday concerns of Muslim women.2. EDUCATION:
The education program works with the belief that women’s state of dependence cannot be altered unless they have the skill and knowledge that will enable them to be self-reliant. Equally important is the need to alter the mindset to counter the conditioning, which has led women and girls to perceive themselves as the ‘second sex’ which has eroded their self confidence.
3. TRAINING PROGRAMS AND WORKSHOPS: The trainings conducted by Aawaaz-e-Niswaan have been formed by the experiences, perspectives and needs of women and members. The issues covered range from understanding gender issues, violence against women, Muslim personal laws, health and sexuality.
4. AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS AND ADVOCACY: Fundamentalist mindsets of religious structures or political groups have tried to quell the voices of resistance, voices which promote the rights of minorities and marginalized especially of women. Their intent is to keep women subjugated.