A million pledges cascaded into touching the lives of over 100,000 girls and now…….

‘GIRLS FOR GIRLS’ CAMPAIGN 2016 - 17!

A Campaign on Menstrual Hygiene for Adolescent Girls

In Support of the Girl Child!

The Girl Pledge Campaign 2013 inspired over a million people to pledge to protect the girl child in India through active volunteerism. This was followed by the Act Now Campaign 2014 that inspired the common man to step out and act to make a tangible change in the lives of over a 100,000 girls. People of all ages and from all walks of life committed, during both the campaigns, to work towards a better life for the Girl Child.

Welcome To The ‘Girls for Girls’ Campaign 2016 - 17! Join Us As We Progress From Pledges To Actions To Sensitisation!

'GIRLS FOR GIRLS' 2016 - 17!


Resources & Reporting

HEALTH, HYGIENE AND HAPPINESS PROGRAMME

The Health, Hygiene and Happiness Programme is a 3 day workshop that would
be conducted in rural communities, schools and colleges for girls between the
ages of 11 and 19. Through this programme, girls would be sensitised on
menstrual hygiene – an issue the female gender has to deal with from menarche to menopause.



LIST OF RESOURCES AVAILABLE IN CAMPAIGN DOWNLOADS

  1. 1. 'Girls for Girls' Campaign Banner
  2. 2. 'Girls for Girls' Campaign Poster
  3. 3. 'Girls for Girls' Campaign Trainer Reporting Form
  4. 4. 'Girls for Girls' Campaign Ambassdor Reporting Form

how do you record your workshop!
  • 1. Identify a group of girls between 11 and 19
  • 2. Click a group photo, with the campaign banner visible, on the last day of the workshop
  • 3. Enter the details of the workshop on the reporting form
  • 4. Share on www.thegirlpledge.org

Record your Workshop

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NOTE: In case of difficulties uploading, send Photo and Reporting form to girlsforgirls@projects.artofliving.org
how do you record your workshop!
  • 1. Identify a group of girls between 11 and 19
  • 2. Click a group photo, with the campaign banner visible, on the last day of the workshop
  • 3. Enter the details of the workshop on the reporting form
  • 4. Share on www.thegirlpledge.org

Record your Workshop

UPLOAD PHOTOGRAPH Change Remove
NOTE: In case of difficulties uploading, send Photo and Reporting form to girlsforgirls@projects.artofliving.org
how do you record your workshop!
  • 1. Identify a group of girls between 11 and 19
  • 2. Click a group photo, with the campaign banner visible, on the last day of the workshop
  • 3. Enter the details of the workshop on the reporting form
  • 4. Share on www.thegirlpledge.org

HOW CAN YOU LEAVE BEHIND A LEGACY?

You could visit

  • Government schools
  • Orphanages
  • Juvenile Homes
  • Slums
  • Villages

And…....

  • Talk to girls on the verge of attaining puberty about menstrual cycle and the changes occurring in their bodies
  • Sensitise mothers on the importance of talking about puberty and menstruation to their daughters
  • Spread the importance of the use of sanitary pads
  • Sponsor sanitary pads for girls from vulnerable sections of the society
  • Spread the benefits of following proper menstrual hygiene practices
  • Debunk the myths and taboos surrounding menstruation
  • Empower girls to stand up against the restrictions imposed on them from the onset of puberty by the society
  • Talk on diet and healthy lifestyle to be followed by adolescent girls
  • Teach simple Yogasans that help improve menstrual health and relieve menstrual pain
  • Be creative and do anything you can to make a positive difference to the menstrual health of a girl child

If you have an idea, make a plan and share your experiences with us on girlsforgirls@projects.artofliving.org

Past Campaigns



The Girl Pledge 2013!


The Art of Living with the support of UNICEF launched ‘The Girl Pledge’ Campaign in 2013 - a pledge taking initiative that reached out to over a million people through The Art of Living’s immense outreach of teachers and volunteers. The campaign inspired people from all walks of life to take a pledge to protect the girl child. The Girl Pledge Campaign 2013 focused on five main issues surrounding the Girl Child in the Indian society: Abuse and Violence, Female Feticide, Malnutrition, Child Marriage, and Girl Child Education.

ACT NOW 2014!

During the ‘Act Now’ Campaign 2014, people took action to educate, encourage and empower
the girl child. Thousands of volunteers reached out to girls from vulnerable sections of the community through various
programmes in order to bring about a tangible change in their lives. 114,980 girls were benefited
through the empowerment workshops on The Right to Education; Health and Nutrition;
Menstrual Hygiene; Self Defence Workshops; Awareness Rallies; Street Plays;
Skills Training in Mehndi Application, Paper Bag Making and the like.



ABOUT THE ORGANISATIONS

The Art Of Living

Founded in 1981 by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, The Art of Living is an educational and humanitarian movement engaged in stress-management and service initiatives. The organisation operates globally in 152 countries and has touched the lives of over 370 million people. The organisation's programs are guided by Sri Sri's philosophy of peace: "Unless we have a stress-free mind and a violence-free society, we cannot achieve world peace. This movement has spread peace across communities through diverse humanitarian projects, including conflict resolution, child protection, disaster relief, sustainable rural development, empowerment of women, prisoner rehabilitation, education for all and environmental sustainability.
For more details see: www.artofliving.org.

Unicef

UNICEF has been working in India since 1949. The largest UN organisation in the country, UNICEF is fully committed to working with the Government of India to ensure that each child born in this vast and complex country gets the best start in life, thrives and develops to his or her full potential. The organisation uses quality research and data to understand issues, implements new and innovative interventions that address the situation of children, and works with partners to bring those innovations to fruition.
For more details see: www.unicef.org

Contact

Would you like to volunteer, share your experiences or know more about us?

Contact:

Email: girlsforgirls@projects.artofliving.org
Ph: +91 80 67433718

Address:

Projects Management Unit
The Art of Living International Centre
21st KM, Kanakapura Road
Udayapura, Bengaluru-560082,
Karnataka, India.