Vimukti Adolescent Clubs
A total of 10 adolescent Groups and
each group ranging of 25 to 30 girls between the age of 10 to 18
were formed in the project area. Adolescent girls are availing the
pleasure of group membership. Animators have played a vital role in
strengthening these groups on adolescent issues. The club provides a
platform for adolescents collectively to discuss issues around
domestic violence, early marriage and more importantly encourage
their peers to adopt healthy practices and follow medical
intervention, for preventing anemia. Regular meetings are conducted
in these groups.
On the other hand VIMUKTI has organized 10 adolescent groups. All
the groups get benefited in terms of knowledge and awareness on
family life education, reproductive health, STI, HIV/AIDS &
Information on family planning, access and use of contraceptives,
condom usage, delaying sexual debut, menstrual cycle management,
assertiveness, decision making, leadership, and rights of women and
girls, Vocational skills and leadership skills. While the
adolescents draw their strength from numbers, their vulnerability
lies in their ignorance caused by social taboos that keep them from
accessing right information.
The adolescent health programme is drawn up in a participative
manner keeping the interests and skills of girls in mind with a view
to ensure that the enrolled girls actively participate and these
girls and take maximum benefit out of it. The society is facing a
lot of hardships and is subjected to domestic violence, sex abuse,
human trafficking, brutality, and discrimination at work places,
economic hardships, and lesser opportunities to develop their
The Guests and Resource Persons addressed the adolescent girls,
aged 10-18 to prepare and face the challenges of life;
• Self-awareness, life goals and communication skills
• Gender sensitization, health and hygiene related issues
• Legal rights and regulations related to local self-governance
The resource persons and guests laid emphasis on to strengthen
personal competencies, such as communication, self-confidence,
decision-making, goal setting, develop employable skills and develop
coping skills in personal life of the individuals as well as in work
environment apart from career, life skills, sexual health,
vocational skills, human trafficking, eve-teasing, communication and
Our Animators have played a vital role in strengthening these
groups. All the groups get benefitted in terms of knowledge and
awareness on various aspects.
It acts as a forum for the development of adolescent girls and
as a platform through which they can voice their needs and
understanding. And it ensures that the members of the clubs are
consulted on matters concerning their own lives and enables them to
contribute to the well-being of the community and are gradually
changing the traditional mind-sets in society regarding young people
To form adolescent groups
To create awareness on career
guidance, life skills, reproductive health, vocational skills,
trafficking, eve-teaching and etc.
To link with government agencies
viz. ICDS, health & Education departments through convergence.
10 adolescent groups were formed
in 10 targeted villages and sensitized towards health, nutrition
and social evils.
300 adolescent girls are benefited
out of this programme.
Linkage with the government to
avail government schemes.
All adolescent groups will be
retained and will have increased understanding of various legal
rights and will involve themselves at various platforms and to
enable them in effective decision-making.
To help girls plan their future
and empower them to take decisions in life by doing so they are
able to unfold and increase self-development.
To establish a network of service
providers and other stakeholders to enable girls to access services
that would contribute towards their development.