Queer and Diversity Support - QuaDS
QuaDS ardently directs its focus towards the achievement of gender empowerment across all horizons, thereby relentlessly striving towards humanity’s betterment and the eradication of all forms of oppression. Our committees spearheading these efforts consist of 60% individuals who identify as women, thereby ensuring a diverse and inclusive approach towards the promotion of gender empowerment.
Public Awareness Campaign on the Prevalence of Atrocities Against Women and Children:
Food distribution to the transgender community
Wall Art at Fort Kochi
Acknowledging the significance of public discourse and action, Rise Up Forum organized a Wall Art Program on the 19th of December in Fort Kochi , the epicentre of Kochi’s cultural and political fervour. The event was inaugurated by Sruthi Sithara, Miss Trans Global 2021, by placing the first handprint on the “collectiveness tree” – the symbol representing the imperative need for collective efforts in combating gender inequality. Volunteers and public joined their hands in this message of solidarity and social responsibility.
'Taking Orange the World Campaign '-2021
Webinars and workshops were conducted in collaboration with organisations and individuals actively vouching for gender justice across the country aimed at cultivating a comprehensive and holistic approach to the acquisition and implementation of gender justice.
'Taking Orange the World Campaign '-2020
Orange the World” campaign,” spanning 16 days, is an esteemed international campaign aimed at combating gender-based violence against women and girls. At RUF, our focus was predominantly centered on the critical issues of cyber harassment and menstrual health management. Our dedicated team orchestrated various online activities to raise awareness and conducted a compelling social experiment in Trivandrum and Calicut to discern the persisting taboo around menstruation among men.