The Association of Strong Women Alone for Widows and Separated Women : Ekal Nari Shakti Sangathan, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

Widows Separated Women

A mass membership based
state-wide organization
of low income widows
and separated women
in Rajasthan, India,
who organized
and aware -
are on the move.

Ekal Nari Shakti Sangathan
(The Association of Strong Women Alone)

C/o 39, Kharol Colony
Udaipur- 313 004
Phone: +91 294 - 2451348
Fax : +91 294 - 2451391
Email :

3, Pipalda House,
Raj Bhawan Road
Civil Lines
Kota- 324 008
Phone: +91 744 - 2450726
Email :

Har Jor Julam ki Takkar se, Sangharsh Humara Nara Hain
<To overcome all atrocities, We Shout 'Struggle'>

Udaipur NGO

What Does the Association Do?

  • Counseling
  • Work for Land and Property Rights
  • Access Government Entitlements
  • Lobbying the District, State and National level
  • Takes Up General Social Causes
  • Helps Stop Sexual Harassment
  • Changes Caste and Community Customs
  • Literacy Training for Leaders
  • Trainings, Meetings, and Awareness Camps
  • Publicizes the Issues and Causes
  • Helps Expansion to Other States
  • Develops New Leadership
  • Creates an "Alternate Family"

All the low income alone women of the community, who want to join the association, they can obtain lifetime membership of the association after depositing membership fees of Rs.20/-.
For membership one must be fall into one of the following categories:

  • Widow Women
  • Separated Woman divorced legally
  • Thrown out abandoned
  • Legally separated women
  • Walked out after mental and/ or physical torture
  • Unmarried woman age 35 or more
  • Woman living with husband, but the husband is mentally disturbed, or physically handicapped. She is the one who is the "head of the household".