I was an intern with Maitri India in New Delhi, India for 6 months in the fall of 2011. I loved my experience with Maitri! I loved working with the women and I loved knowing that they were truly making an impact.
The mission of Maitri is to facilitate citizenship rights, basic services, dignity, and respect for the most vulnerable populations in India. In Sanskrit, Maitri means loving-kindness, compassion and friendship. You can read more about Maitri India on their website.
It is time to eliminate violence against women. Take a stand and sign this pledge to end violence against women. This pledge has gained the support of UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon and the support continues to build.
Did you see this video from Elisabeth Epstein’s recent post?
Violence ends where it begins. This pledge is a way we can begin to collectively raise our voices…
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