Aarvam from BSAC has been working towards the development Of Children and community for the past 35 years. It has been a proactive participant in solving various unaddressed needs of the societv. As a part of observing the International Anti-Tobacco day on the 31st of May, an awareness rally was organized for the general public . The rally commenced from Aarvam organization and ended at Mullainagar bus stop. A carefully curated street theatre performance and Parai which highlighted the side effects of tobacco performed by the children succeeded to gauge the attention of the public.
Dengue Awareness Program
Aarvam from BSAC ‘s adolescent children had conducted dengue awareness program through a street play at VyasarpadiC-Kalyanapuram area. A carefully curated street play was performed and flyers which explained about the do’s and dont’s of dengue fever were distributed to the community people.
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Sexual and reproductive health and rights or SRHR is the concept of human rights applied to sexuality and reproduction. It is a combination of four fields that in some contexts are more or less distinct from each other, but less so or not at all in other contexts. These four fields are sexual health, sexual rights, reproductive health and reproductive rights. In the concept of SRHR,these four fields are treated as separate but inherently intertwined.
An awareness session was conducted for children of Adhi Dravidar Welfare Girls Higher Secondary School and awareness about SRHR was given to the children. Also, they were taught how to break taboos about periods and close to 100 children were benefited during the session.