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Dalit Woman Activitists

Fighting the oddsDecember 17, 2009 by Manuski Name: Anita Vijay Jambhulkar. Age: 38 years Qualification: Std VIII Introduction: I, Anita Jambhulkar, have lived in Nagpur Chawl since my birth. My elder sister had a love marriage, and so I was married off at the age of 14 years, without taking my opinion, to man who was handicapped. That is why, in spite of being interested in learning, I was forced to give it up. Since I was married early, I also became a mother quite early; I have 2 daughters and one son. Current Activities: After marriage, to fulfill my economic responsibility, I took up work in an NGO and undertook several activities. The activities I have undertaken so far include the following: Workshops on mental and physical health of young girls.Classes for young girls to help with their education.After working with young girls for 5 years I have understood the problems faced by young girls as well as Dalit women. And I have developed interest to work on these issues. And therefore I t…