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  • "Human Trafficking is an organised crime which is deep rooted and has multi-tiers. It can only be tackled by the joint initiative of the Government and the Civil Society."

    - Ratan Tirkey, Member, Tribes Advisory Committee, GoJ.

    "In order to completely eradicate the crime of trafficking, it is essential to change the mindset of people towards the victims, as only rescuing the victim doesn't solve the problem, the problem would be efficiently solved by rehabilitating the victim"

  • On the occasion of International Women’s Day theming Better the balance, better the world, Phia Foundation hosted an event on 6th March 2019 - “Kar Mumkin - A cohesive movement to reimagine a gender equal society” at Dayal Paradise. The main agenda was to bring like-minded individuals, organizations, corporates together to collectively work towards the common cause of gender equality.

  • Taking forward our commitment on the issues of gender equality and ending violence against women, PHIA Foundation in collaboration with the British High Commission organised an event during the 16 Days of Activism, which aimed to create opportunities for dialogue between various stakeholders in civil society, policy-makers and the public on the issue of Gender Based Violence with a specific focus on young people.

  • The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 50% of malnutrition is associated with repeated diarrhoea or intestinal worm infections as a result of unsafe water, inadequate sanitation or insufficient hygiene. Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) play a fundamental role in improving nutritional outcomes. According to Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) 2017 report estimates, Bihar accounts for 22 per cent of the 64 million (6.4 crore) households in the country without toilets.

  • Bihar is basically an agrarian society, more than 80% of the population is directly or indirectly dependent on agriculture and animal husbandry which constitutes the main economic activity. Landlessness is high among marginalized communities, large scale out-migration of workers to other prosperous states, almost from every single poor household, in search of employment and better wage is becoming quite rampant in the state which also brings with itself the associated socio-cultural problems.

  • Indigenous peoples have sought recognition of their identities, way of life and their right to traditional lands, territories and natural resources for years, yet throughout history their rights have always been violated. Indigenous peoples today, are arguably among the most disadvantaged and vulnerable groups of people in the world. The international community now recognizes that special measures are required to protect their rights and maintain their distinct cultures and way of life.

  • Phia Foundation organised a two-day participatory creative workshop on Child rights, Child Protection and Personal Hygiene on 23 and 24 June 2018 for children at our bridge school centre in Bhowapur. The workshop was attended by around 51 participants, including children and adults.

    The main objective of this workshop was to create awareness and train the children on issues pertaining to child rights, child protection and personal hygiene. They focus was on creative expression of these issues which are considered taboo in the society.

  • It's possible campaign partnered with Sheroes (group working with acid attack survivors) to Organize an event 'Kar Mumkin' - a cohesive movement to reimagine a gender equal society with our journey partners - Amity University, Police Department, Ambedakar University, Cinepolis, UNDP, YES Foundation and Planning department Government of Uttar Pradesh.

  • Phia Foundation has partnered with Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives (APPI) on a programme that focuses on strengthening local self-governance and deepening democracy. The program covers 3 blocks in Jamtara, Gumla and West Singhbhum districts of Jharkhand.

  • Partnering Hope into Action (Phia) Foundation is taking forward the work of its co-collaborators who had successfully implemented one of India’s largest civil society program from 2009-2016, which was called the Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) programme and has worked on the issues of social exclusion and poverty reduction in Jharkhand PACS worked in seven of India's poorest States to help socially excluded communities to claim their rights and entitlements more effectively. The issue of gender equality crosscuts all of our work.