SOS Children’s Villages of India to host a panel discussion on: Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow – breaking stereotypes

New Delhi — On the occasion of International Women’s Day, SOS Children’s Villages of India, India’s largest self-implementing childcare NGO, will be conducting a panel discussion on the topic: Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow – Breaking Stereotypes. The discussion will be streamed live on the official Facebook handle of the organisation, on 8th of March 2022, from 10.30 AM to 12.00 AM.

The esteemed panelists are: Mr. Sumanta Kar, Secretary General, SOS Children’s Villages of India; Ms. Radha Raturi, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Govt. of Uttarakhand; Ira Singhal, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Office of the Divisional Commissioner, Delhi; Ms. Neeru Ahuja, Partner, Deloitte India; Ms. Shyama Jain, SOS Mother; Ms. Chandramma, Caregiver, Family Strengthening Programme.

The objective of the discussion is to share experiences from individual journeys of empowerment, serving as motivation for one and all. The interaction will also focus on challenges faced, and possible solutions for mitigating these, especially in today’s world where balance is the key.

With the help of the Basket of Care Solutions, including the Family Strengthening Programme, Kinship Care Programme, Youth and Skilling, among others, SOS Children’s Villages of India has been actively advocating the need to support and empower caregivers for a better and brighter today and tomorrow.

The panel discussion will be telecasted live on SOS Children’s Villages of India’s Facebook Page

About SOS Children’s Villages of India

Established in 1964, SOS Children’s Villages of India provides children without parental care or at the risk of losing it, a value chain of quality care services that goes beyond childcare alone, ensuring comprehensive child development. Our customized care interventions such as: Family Like Care, Family Strengthening, Kinship Care, Short Stay Homes, Foster Care, Youth Skilling, Emergency Childcare and Special Needs Childcare are aimed at transforming lives and enabling children under care into self-reliant and contributing members of society. The organization empowers vulnerable families in communities to become financially independent, thereby enabling them to create safe and nurturing spaces for children under their care. Today, over 6,500 children live in more than 440 family homes, inside 32 SOS Children’s Villages of India, in 22 States/UTs, from Srinagar to Kochi, and Bhuj to Shillong. They are lovingly cared for and nurtured by over 600 SOS Mothers and Aunts. As India’s largest self-implementing childcare NGO, SOS Children’s Villages India directly touches the lives of around 30,000 children every year.


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