One year. Hundreds of lives changed.

Last year was a special one for Azad, filled with many important milestones. We developed the new strategic plan, which sets our agenda for the next 5 years and our work has attained novel successes such as one of our[...]

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Statement on the death of Bharathi Veerath

Azad Foundation’ statement on the death of Bharathi Veerath, Bengaluru's First Woman Cab Driver The entire Azad team has read the news about the death of Bharathi Veerath, Bengaluru's First Woman Cab Driver, with great sadness. Our thoughts are foremostly[...]

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Recommendations on Draft National Policy for Women – 2016 (India)

We have submitted our recommendations as part of the consultation on Draft National Policy for Women – 2016 (India). Our key recommendations include: increased financial investment in skill development that tends to be extremely short term and technical in nature,[...]

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Karwan – Lady driver: stories of change

We have been working on writing up 12 stories of the women who have become Women on Wheels, documenting their struggles, successes as well as what empowerment means to them. This introduction to the stories offers a  brief overview of what[...]

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