Chennai-based PENN appoints new advisory board

CHENNAI: Empowering women is the best way to fight crime against women. And that’s what Chennai-based PENN (Protection & Empowerment of Naree) does. The registered trust works to prevent sexual violence against women and children using a range of methods, including self-defence training, gender sensitisation, arts-based empowerment and working closely with authorities.PENN commemorated its second …

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Let us act

To Build a Safer Tomorrow for Women and Children! The media constantly splashes news of crimes against women and children every day, and the incidents are increasing both in intensity and frequency. We need to go beyond just discussions and take affirmative action to prevent the crimes. Did you know? About 1 in 3 (35%) …

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PENN 1st Anniversary at Welcome Hotel Chennai

Chennai-based PENN (Protection & Empowerment of Naree), a registered trust working to prevent sexual violence against women and children, observed its first anniversary with a gathering on 13 February 2021 held at WelcomHotel Chennai. Ms. Seema Agarwal, IPS (Addl. Director General of Police Prevention of Crime Against Women and Children) and award-winning Carnatic vocalist and …

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Awareness Program For Women

After the country saw a series of heinous crimes against women towards the end of 2019, a group of Socially Conscious Persons of Chennai from diverse backgrounds decided to launch a Movement that has a proactive approach towards Sexual Crimes against Women, Children & to ensure Women Empowerment.

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Velu Natchiyar Events

Communication of Women Empowerment & Collaboration through “Velu Nachiyar” stage play. Velu Nachiyar, the little-known queen from Tamil Nadu, was the first Indian ruler to fight and triumph against the British. Rani Velu Nachiyar was a queen of Sivaganga estate from c. 1780–1790. She was the first Indian queen to wage war with the East …

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How to Protect Women

The most important personal safety skills that we want women to practice include Assessing the person’s behavior and being aware of potential danger signs Getting centered to calm themselves down so that they can think clearly and make safer choices instead of panicking or escalating the argument Protecting themselves emotionally rather than being triggered or …

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