Ondede is organizing a Workshop on building the movement of Convergence on issues of sexual violence, domestic violence, rights of sexuality and rights of Transgender community with civil society groups, person with disability, children, women, caste and class minorities, government, at VISTHAR on 30th Tuesday and 31st October 2018.
Ondede is a Kannada word for convergence. Recognizing and acknowledging that are existing movements like child rights, women’s rights, sexual minority rights, other vulnerable sections and various community media platforms , Ondede endeavors to link these different groups through areas of dialogue, research and action on dignity-voice – sexuality. Ondede Logo Meaning The letter O in the logo represents “convergence”, and the little twirl moving out to say something new will emerge… Vision Ondede envisions a society that provides access is non-discriminatory and gender-just. Mission To create a space for dialogue and support and strengthen action to visibilize issues of Dignity-Voice- Sexuality in relation to children, women and sexual minorities Objectives • To establish linkages between different social movements in three inter-connected areas • To provide platform for people and movements to come together to interact and dialogue • To increase evidence based advocacy in policy and practice and creation of a knowledge hub Approach We believe in a rights based and inclusive approach • Partnerships with community based organizations, social movements and other individuals - by building contacts, linkages and solidarities • Engagement with the state and other actors • Amplifying voices through use of community media • Conduct research, documentation and campaigns