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29 Nov 2017

Girls change the world national summit

FISD girls’ national summit to mark the International day of the Girl was held on the, 20th October 2017 at the lotus hall, BMICH. FISD Girls National campaign “Girls Change the World" is aimed at engaging young girls in creating a dignified life where they are able to grow into their fullest capacities and reach their fullest potential. While aiming to  addressing “ the issues relating to” gender norms and values (stereotypes) that are affecting girls, this campaign also looks at counteracting other determining factors which hinder their lives, such as Social expectations and perceptions on marriage, education and also on the socially constructed relationships between masculinity and violence/ aggressiveness, masculinity and substance abuse etc., The programme ‘’ Girl Change…
Girls change the world national summit
Girls Change the World – FISD District Campaign
29 Nov 2017

Girls Change the World – FISD District Campaign

The Foundation for Innovative Social Development (FISD) conducted “Girls Change the World” campaigns in the districts of Anuradhapura, Gampaha, Hambantota, Matale and Moneragala.  The aim of the FISD’s Girls Change the World campaign was to enable girls to have dignified life where they would be able to achieve their fullest potential and make use of their full capabilities. Gender Norms and values, social constructs about masculinity and femininity, and their social expectations not only hinder girls achieving their fullest potential and make use of their capabilities but also make them vulnerable to aggression, violence and other forms of human rights violations. The evidence suggests that with the transition of girls from puberty to adolescence their vulnerability to Gender Based Violence…
8 Apr 2017

Launch of the Girls Change the World Campaign

Girls Change the World campaign aims at educating, empowering and mobilizing women especially young girls to change their social relationships and social environment that would be healthier and satisfying for both females and males. The objectives of the Girls Change the World includes reducing the attractive image of alcohol at social interactions such as weddings, parties and celebrations. The Foundation for Innovative Social Development (FISD) will capacitate women Girls Change the World campaign that would enable them to take leadership to make above-mentioned events fun and enjoyable ones without the consumption of alcohol use. Thereby reduce the consumption of alcohol by elderly men and young men at these social gatherings. The Foundation for Innovative Social Development (FISD) launch the Girls…
Launch of the Girls Change the World Campaign

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