2010 PRAJNYA 16 DAYS CAMPAIGN CALENDAR
Dates in RED indicate events that are open to the public.
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Day
Date
Programme
1
TH
25/11
2
F
26/11
3
SA
27/11
4
SU
28/11
5
M
29/11
6
T
30/11
7
W
1/12
7
W
1/12
LADDIES NIGHT
8
TH
2/12
9
F
3/12
10
SA
4/12
11
SU
5/12
12
M
6/12
13
T
7/12
14
W
8/12
15
TH
9/12
16
F
10/12
 

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November 25, 2010

GENDER MATTERS: A WORKSHOP

A workshop on concepts of gender violence for social work students.

In partnership with:
Madras School of Social Work

Closed to the public

6 p.m.

at

Sreenivasa Sastri Hall,
Luz Church Road, Mylapore

November 26, 2010

AIKYA: AN EVENING OF MUSIC

Choral Performances by
SaaReGaa, the children's choir and Snehidhi Singers,
both trained by Dr. Sudha Raja
Carnatic music concert by
Vidya Kalyanaraman, vocalist,
accompanied by
B. Ananthakrishnan, violin
Kallidaikurichi Shivakumar, mridangam

We believe in the power of music: to bring people together, build new bridges and begin conversations. AIKYA brings together voices and styles that are distinctively different
but singing TOGETHER to end the silence about gender violence
and give voice to the quest for gender equality.

ALL ARE WELCOME!
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6:30 p.m.

at

Full Circle Bookstore,
Chamiers Road

November 27, 2010

NOT SILENCE, BUT VERSE

A poetry reading featuring:

Kutti Revathi
Salma
Sharanya Manivannan
and
K. Srilata

Poetry has been part of the calendar since the first year of the Prajnya campaign because literature and poetry offer openings to share painful experiences and ask difficult questions.

In partnership with:
Full Circle Bookshop

ALL ARE WELCOME!
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November 28, 2010
"WHAT'S IN A GAME?"

An opportunity for mothers to play the video games their sons and daughters play, and assess the levels of violence, particularly against women characters.
Because video games can both mirror and inspire reality; because mothers need to be aware of the unintended consequences of exposure to violence.

This Initiative has been adapted from
Take Back the Tech.
ALL ARE WELCOME!
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November 29, 2010

SAFETY AUDIT WALK (BESANT NAGAR BEACH)

A safety audit walk is a methodology developed to measure how safe public spaces are. Prajnya will pilot this in Besant Nagar.

 Closed to the public
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November 30, 2010

GRITprajnya: YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR GENDER VIOLENCE RESOURCES

An online YouTube channel on gender violence, that will bring together videos from around the world on the issue.

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December 1, 2010

INTRODUCTION: GENDER VIOLENCE RESOURCE GUIDE FOR TELEVISION CREATIVE TEAMS

Publication and dissemination of a resource guide on gender violence for television producers and writers

Closed to the public
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December 1, 2010

LADDIES NIGHT

At Zara Tapas Bar, 8 p.m. onwards

A fun and innovative way for men to end the silence against gender violence.

In partnership with:
Zara Tapas Bar
Koblerr

ALL ARE WELCOME!
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December 2-3, 2010

EXPLORING GENDER VIOLENCE THROUGH THEATRE: A WORKSHOP (DAY 1 AND DAY 2)

Well-known theatre person, writer and activist, Mangai will lead students at Queen Mary's College in a two-day workshop that explores ways to address the lived reality of violence.

In partnership with:
Queen Mary's College
The Marappachi Trust

Closed to the public
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December 4, 2010
WHO’S YOUR SHERO?
Selected entries from an essay competition for a schoolchildren will be read out by the young authors, the finalists of the competition.
Closed to the public.
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December 5, 2010

IS CHENNAI SAFE FOR WOMEN?: A PUBLIC FORUM

4:30 p.m. at Spaces, 1, Elliotts Beach Road, Besant Nagar.

A forum, with an open mike session, for the public to voice their opinion on the topic.

ALL ARE WELCOME!

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December 6, 2010

WORKSHOP ON GENDER VIOLENCE FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS

Day-long training workshop customised to enable those who are the first point of contact for victims of violence to recognize and respond appropriately to signs of gender violence.

 In partnership with:
Omayal Achi College of Nursing
PCVC
Tulir

Closed to the public.
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December 7, 2010

INTERSECT

A consultative dialogue on safety in public spaces between student leaders and the Chennai police, facilitated by Prajnya.

In partnership with:
Chennai Police

Closed to the public
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December 8-9, 2010

WORKSHOP ON GENDER SENSITIZATION &
WORKPLACE SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Training of trainers for HR managers. Registration required. More information here.

In partnership with:
AVTAR I-WIN

Closed to the public
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December 10, 2010

LOGGING INTO (IN)SECURITY: A SEMINAR ON ICT AND GENDER VIOLENCE

In partnership with:
Empowering Women in IT (eWIT)

By invitation. Invitations may be requested.
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Email prajnya.16days@gmail.com
Call 97907-65916
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