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Senior Citizen’s Meet

As part of our flood rehabilitation program, we conducted a need assessment for the elderly group, and we were informed by them about the need for clean and dry blankets and towels. Following this necessity, the Cultural Academy for Peace distributed blankets and towels to the 50 flood affected elderly people in the Elamkunnapuzha Grama…

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Legal Workshop

A legal workshop was organized focusing on the recent developments leading to landmark judgments on section 498A and section 497 which touch upon the dignity of women. The constitutional validity on the touchstones of gender equality, non-discrimination. The resource persons were eminent personalities from the legal, political and religious field, and the audiences were a…

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Wheels for women

The Wheels for Women is a novel initiative to empower and bring women to the main stream of society by giving training of three-wheeler vehicle (Autorickshaw). Ms. Kathleen Mulligan and Mr. David Studwell, an energetic and dynamic couple from the US who visited and interacted with the members of Shantibhavan (a home for women in…

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Legal Literacy Programmes

Awareness programmes on Domestic Violence Act Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act Sexual Harassment of Women in work places Interfaith Study Centre Against the backdrop of growing communal disharmony, fundamentalism and violence in the country, Cultural Academy aims at bringing together people of different faiths, to deepen their understanding on various religions, and thereby…

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Capacity Building Training Institute

The Training Institute aims to provide peace education to people from all walks of life, to equip them with adequate skills and develop strategies for relationship building that leads to a positive social change. The institute helps people become more effective peace and nonviolence activists by providing short term and long term training and certified…

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Integrated Community Development Program

Sustainability through Participation, Empowerment and Decentralization (SPED) III 2010-2016Project focuses on the Integrated Village Development through: Economic Growth Food Security Education Health and Hygiene Gender Mainstreaming Environment Capacity Building and Good Governance Cultural Academy has implemented this project for the past years at the Elamkunnapuzha Grama Panchayath in Ernakulam district with the support of Save…

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Sakhi Counseling Centre

Appointed by the Kerala State Social Welfare Board, Cultural Academy for Peace functions as a Service Provider under the ‘Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act-2005’. The professional staff, legal counselors, visiting psychiatrists and psychologists are available to cater to the needs of individuals and families, with problems in interpersonal relationships or psychological problems. Regular…

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Rehabilitation & Rescue Centre

Shanthi Bhavan, the joint venture of the Corporation of Cochin and Cultural Academy, functions as a Short Stay Home to lend a helping hand to women in distress and need. Facilities also include the provision of a safe and secure stay for women and girls below poverty line. Under the supervision of SAKHI, services of…

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