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YES- Yeh Ek Soch Foundation


Utilising constitutional tasks, rural immersion, and volunteering experiences, Uttar Pradesh based YES Foundation is changing the narrative for thousands of rural youth   “Imagine opening up a book on sexuality and sexual health in a train compartment filled with men who eve-teased girls coming to Lucknow on a daily basis. The thought itself was stifling …

Samjo Toh Express (Representational Image). Image Courtesy : Debashis Biswas

Inclusion, Peace, Harmony, Brotherhood – These words, when read in books and heard in public talks, indeed motivate us and present a beautiful picture of the world to us. But when we actually practice these, we realise that there are numerous social stigmas and stereotypes within us. We hesitate to take a step beyond those …

“The wedding hall was all set. The shimmering lights and the glittering décor made the aura mesmerizing. It was my Appi’s Nikah. Amidst the hustle of the ongoing wedding preparations, I noticed someone whose presence at the Nikah was quite unexpected. It was Tanu.” Being a Hindu, Tanu had never attended a Nikah before. Only …

THE STORY OF SHIVANI AND HER EFFORTS TO AWARE THE YOUTH ON WOMEN RIGHTS ON WOMEN RIGHTS AND GENDER EQUALITY Growing up amidst an air of explicit discrimination where even the basic rights of women are violated can be a brutal revelation. In a country where millions face such violations and negligence every day, very …