Women’s Initiative for Liberation, Growth and Action
Year of Establishment – 2010
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.
Dr. Vinayak Prasad
WHO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland
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
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
Let’s make something together.