COVID Response

Mahila Jan Adhikar Samiti did humanitarian responses in the wake of Covid 19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns from  March to May 2020 in and  around Ajmer district of Rajasthan.

 The organisation distributed more  than 85000 food packets and other  essential daily needs to 5000 families  and took care of more than 1000  migrant workers and their families.  MJAS also worked with the district administration and other donors and civil society organisations  to reach out to poor families, daily wage workers and migrant workers. Our humanitarian operations included distribution of cooked  food, uncooked rations, hand wash soap, sanitary material, sanitisers, masks, gloves etc. 

Press coverage of the relief work done by MJAS:

Impact of COVID 19 on girls

To mark International Day for Girl Child 2020, MJAS in collaboration with Girls Not Bride Alliance, Rajasthan released a study on on the effect of COVID 19 and lock down on girls. This study was conducted by 11 institutions in Rajasthan between May and August 2020 in 13 districts. In Ajmer district, this study was done by Mahila Jan Adhikar Samiti through six researchers who were young girls themselves.

Recognition By District Administration:

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