Our Mission is to prevent crimes against women & challenge gender stereotypes by:
- Training Women to tackle real-life threats like rape, harassment, assault, domestic violence etc
- Sensitizing Men to challenge patriarchal attitudes that lead to gender-violence
- Encourage community policing & by-stander intervention to find sustainable solutions towards creating Safe Communities
SLAP (Street Level Awareness Program) is a Delhi-based registered Trust founded in response to the heinous Nirbhaya gang rape, to spread awareness on Women Safety, Laws protecting women rights in India & to promote gender neutral mindset
Our expertise lies in conducting Training, Talks & Campaigns around Women Safety & Gender Sensitization.
THE BACKGROUND STORY:
29th Dec 2012. For us the dateline is important.
On this day as Nirbhaya succumbed to her injuries, the idea of SLAP was born.
As we watched in helpless anger, we pledged to go beyond slogan shouting & candle marches to practically empower women in a country scarred with Rape & Assaults.
7 years later, we are proud to tell you that we have kept the flame burning. SLAP through it's Women Safety workshops has trained more than 10,000 women to fight & escape an assault & sensitized millions of by-standers to dissuade attitudes that promote Gender Violence.
SLAP conducts training & talks on Women Safety, Sexual Harassment Prevention, Breaking Gender Stereotypes & Leadership.
TRAINED more than 11,000 women on fighting threats like sexual harassment, eve-teasing, domestic violence & assault
EDUCATED more than 3 lakh people through our online tutorials on women safety & women rights
SENSITIZED more than a million audience via road shows, college & youth festivals, awareness campaigns & our strong outreach program via conventional media including news features on leading national & international channels like Doordarshan, BBC Hindi, Al Jazeera, CNN IBN, Aaj Tak.
ORGANIZED youth-centric dialogues in college & university spaces via dynamic activities like Flashmob, Street Play, Street Art contest & Pitch Deck to challenge gender stereotypes rife in our society.
Mriganka is an ex Zee Business TV Host. Having fought & foiled a sexual assault herself & subsequently learned Self-Defense, she founded SLAP in response to Nirbhaya gang rape.
Mriganka is an alumna of US government's IVLP fellowship on Combating Gender Violence. She has served on board ICC committee for several corporates in Delhi NCR.
Deepti Goel is an LSR alumna and investment advisor. She has helped put together SLAP's financial literacy & leadership program for women.
Sudhanshu Verma is former Hindustan Times journalist. He is instrumental in putting together SLAP's on-ground campaigns
SLAP trainer Danny is 2 times Mr World (Body-Building), 5 time Mr India, MMA boxer and a fitness enthusiast.
In SLAP workshops women not only learn safety tips from him but also get to practice power punches & kicks with Danny, something that greatly builds their self-confidence.
SLAP Trainer Sandeep a.k.a Rocky is an MMA Boxer, SFL league champion & celebrity trainer. Rocky has trained with actor Tiger Shroff.
In SLAP workshops, girls get to pick up not just lethal moves but core-strength building tips from Rocky.