Sunday, 12 April 2015

"Changing how community raises boys"- Will Muir, founder of ECF, an NGO



"We are changing the way community raises boys, so fewer boys become violent towards women” this is Will’s purpose in setting up his charity in Pune, 6 years ago, where he has built a centre of excellence. The scale of the issue is huge. India has +270 Million boys < 18 years, and about 40% of them would, left unchecked, be abusive to women. They have identified four principal actors that they work with- peer groups, male role models, parents, teachers and the education system.They work with 20 Pune communities, with 40,000 people. 60% of the women who live with the men have experienced a significant reduction in abuse...

Links:
http://www.changemakers.com/users/rujuta-teredesai

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