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Adolescent girl leader and outreach worker from Samata go through the conference kit_0
Adolescent girl leaders from Samata programme ask questions of the panellists_0
Adolescent girl leaders from Samata’s intervention villages interact with the state Minister for Primary and Secondary Education
Attendees grab lunch_0
Basavaraj Horatti, Member of Legislative Council and former Minister of Education, Karnataka see the photo exhibition on Samata
Block Education Officer reading the Samata brochure
Conference attendees watch the Samata film ‘On Our Own Two Feet’_0
Conference entrance
Conference keynote speaker, K.G. Santhya from Population Council talks with Dr. Bincy Wilson from Terres de Hommes_0
Conference poster_0
Conference set up_0
Dr. H. B. Chandrashekhar of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Karnataka makes policy recommendations on girls’ education
Enakshi Ganguly Thukral, Dr. Sreeparna Ghosh, Arunima Bose and Prarthana Kumari in conversation with each other_0
Gurumurthy Kasinathan, Director, IT for Change concludes the panel on ‘Structural barriers to girls education’
H.S. Srikantamurthy, Deputy Director, KHPT give the vote of thanks at the closing ceremony_0
Indira Pancholi of Mahila Jan Adhikar Samiti, Rajasthan hugs the adolescent girl leader from Samata who gave her the memento_0
Ishita Chaudhry of Young People’s Foundation gives policy recommendations on involving the youth to change community gender norms
Jagadish Shettar, Leader of Opposition, Karnataka Assembly, look through the conference kit
K. Balasubramanyan from KHPT welcomes everyone to the conference
KHPT staff get ready for the event_0
KHPT team behind the conference_0
KHPT team wait to welcome the Leader of Opposition for the closing ceremony
KHPT team who are organised the conference_0
Kimmanne Ratnakar along with adolescent girl leaders from Samata’s intervention village light the lamp and inaugurate the event
Kimmanne Ratnakar, Minister for Primary and Secondary Education, Karnataka interact with the press at the conference
Leaders from KHPT’s partner community based organisation Chaitanya Mahila Sangha sing rural Karnataka songs_0
Madhu, Leader of CMS talks about the aspirations for government jobs and the lack of it discouraging the desire for education among children of SC community
Officials from the Department of Education in discussion at the conference
Officials from the DoE learn about Samata’s intervention elements and successes at the photo exhibition
Priya Pillai of KHPT wants to know the details of the model school in Malnad
T. Raghavendra and Mahantesh Wali of KHPT lead Jagadish Shettar and Basavaraj Horatti out of the conference venue
Raghavendra T., Director, North Karnataka, KHPT in conversation with Kimmane Ratnakar
Rishikesh Shankar from Azim Premji University shares the success story of a school from Malnad in Karnataka
Sarojini and Kumar of KHPT along with adolescent girls from Samata manage the registration_0
Sarojini Rotti, ORW Supervisor of Samata programme recommend new guidelines for constituting the SDMCs and encouraging engagement between boys and girls
Shweta Bankar of ICRW speak at the panel ‘What works to keep girls in school Evidence and practices’
Tejaswini Hiremath of KHPT talks with UNICEF
The audience enjoys a lighter moment
The audio visual and real time translation desk at the conference
Vijayalakshmi, ORW of Samata programme recommends new guidelines for constituting the SDMCs and encouraging engagement between boys and girls