From July 30 to 3rd August, seven 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 mentors themselves. These included: relationship between fathers and their sons, women and religion, reservations made for women in society, team building, research and development and basics of fundraising.

The sessions were conducted by external and internal resource persons. External resource persons included Mr. Bindumadhav Khire who spoke with the mentors about “Gendering of sexuality & Sexual identities & orientation; Ms. Kiran Moghe conducted a session on “Role of caste & religion in violence against women”, and Sushma Datar spoke elaborately about “Media & its impact”.

Mentors also presented their views on different topics like “Gender in liberalism, Gender in Eco feminism, Gender in Radical feminism” etc

Click here to see some of the pictures from the training week.