Parwaaz

Parwaaz

Parwaaz – The Community based Legal Aid Cell which receives cases of women, youth and children facing violence and abuse. Parwaaz runs a counseling support unit and has linkages with other units in the city which offer extended legal support in court cases, for medical treatment and mental health related interventions. Parwaaz holds bi-monthly social protection camps in the bastis to create awareness around schemes and services for the community and also assists the community in accessing these services. Parwaaz has a team of para-legal volunteers and youth workers who are responsible for community outreach. Parwaaz centre receives technical support from Centre for Social Justice. Parwaaz primarily carries out the following functions:

  1. Social Protection Camps:
  2. Counseling Support
  3. Referal for Legal Aid
  4. Anchoring a Survivors’ Group
  5. Anchoring a Skills Training & Production Unit run by survivors of violence
  6. Building a Cadre of paralegal volunteers
  7. Awareness generation through participatory theatre and performances

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