Gender Equity


SHAKTI is a unique self-defense module created for girls of ages 10 and above.
Sessions are designed to teach girls physical self-defence skills,
as well as how to handle mental trauma they go through in such situations.

Highlights & Outcomes

Gives participants the confidence to handle situations physically and remain mentally strong.

Sessions by child psychologists are conducted to train girls on how to handle mental trauma.

Enables girls to identify potentially unsafe situations.

Case Studies

Impact of Sports in Education
Sportz Village conducted its pioneering Sport for Change program at government schools funded by Ashok Leyland in the districts of Hosur, Namakkal, and Chennai. Since its inception, the program has reached 34,000 children in 391 government schools.
Keeping Children Active During COVID-19 Lockdown
The paper highlights the importance of access to sport for children (especially from disadvantaged backgrounds) and offers a framework for educators and development experts to engage children through physical activity (during and after the lockdown).
Empowering Women Through Self-Defense

Sports Authority of Gujarat along with Sportz Village executed a self defense program for women and girls across the state. PADKAR has transformed the lives of 2,77,253 women and girls across 79 Taluks in 31 districts of Gujarat.

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