From the 19th to the 23rd of March, 7 mentors working in different communities all over Pune participated in a 5 day Intensive Mentor Training workshop. Subjects discussed at the workshop were suggested by the mentor’s themselves. These included: relationship between fathers and their sons, women and religion, reservations made for women in society, team building, research and development and fundraising.

The workshop included external and internal resources. External resources included Vandana Apte who spoke with the mentors about ‘referral counselling’. Sneha Gole from Women’s Studies Department conducted a session on ‘feminist movements in India’ and Anand Pawar from Samyak spoke elaborately about ‘men’s involvement in women’s movements.’