Through this two-day state-level gathering, STRIVE partner KHPT rallied support from across the political spectrum for girls’ education.
The Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT) held a state-level conference, ‘Keeping Girls in Secondary Schools: Successes and Challenges’, in Dharwad, Karnataka, 20–21 June 2015, as part of the Samata programme.
The conference provided a platform for government officials, practitioners, field and project workers and community members to share experiences, achievements and concerns. All the Commissioners of Education, Deputy Directors of Public Instruction and Block Education Officers (BEOs) from North Karnataka attended the event. From Samata, all the outreach workers and a contingent of very excited young girls were present.
Photos credit: Raju Kalburgi
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