A girl having delivered a child at an young age of 14 not deserve the right to live a Dignified Life?
Or does an adolescent having spent most of his life in labour activities deserves to live her life in the same harsh conditions?
Formal education may either be unavailable or may be of poor quality that children lack interest and drop out of schools -with insufficient education depriving many young people in rural areas from acquiring basic skills.
Economic dependence is one of the key reasons for discrimination against women in rural India. Lack of employment opportunities and wage disparity holds them back. This leads to a situation where they have very little voice in the decision-making within their families or in community.
CASA believes in making women and adolescents financially independent by imparting vocational skills on digital literacy, embroidery, fabric painting, tailoring and electrical training so that they can find jobs based on their skills and escape the cycle of low income.