WILGA

Women’s Initiative for Liberation, Growth and Action

About

Women’s Initiative for Liberation, Growth and Action

Year of Establishment – 2010

Joining Hands

WILGA is a group of women from all walks of life who formed a national organization which works for protecting the rights of women and gender mainstreaming. The main objective of WILGA is to achieve holistic development and empowerment of women, based on principles of social justice, personal integrity, equal rights and dignity for all women, so as to achieve health, economic growth and social change.

WILGA also works on the health issues pertaining to women and undertakes initiatives for health promotion and to provide health education, especially for under privileged women.

WILGA organizes various activities in different parts of the country to empower women by educating and sensitizing them with their rights and existing legal provisions available for their protection against gender violence including domestic violence, sexual harassment at work place and eve teasing which are major social problems.

WILGA also collaborates with like-minded women’s organizations and bodies by providing technical support and organization of joint events.

Advisors

Dr. Vinayak Prasad

Programme Manager

WHO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland

Our Mentor

Dr. R. N. Salhan

Ex-Additional Director General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

Ex-Medical Superintendent, Safdarjang Hospital, Delhi.

Dr. Francis Stillman

Associate Professor

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA

Let’s make something together.


GALLERY

The pool of employable women is increasing in India, with it being 51.44% in 2022.