Over the years, Girl Rising India’s interventions have resulted in girls advocating for their dreams, boys and men being cognizant of the role they can play in the movement towards gender equality, families enrolling their daughters in schools, teachers realizing their own biases as well as increasing public discourse on the value of education.
Some highlights include
Public Service Announcements disseminated by India's Ministry of Women and Child Development aired across TV networks and 3,000+ movie theaters across India.
Selected to present the findings of Schools Campaign evaluation on an international level at the Women Deliver Conference 2019 in Vancouver, Canada and IDEAS conference in Prague, Czech Republic. The conferences included activists, technical experts and evaluators in the field of gender equality from world over. These conferences have served as an important platform to disseminate and amplify our results as well as showcase innovative data collection tools that GR utilized for their interventions.
Through community interventions that included screenings of the Girl Rising film to spark conversations on gender inequality, girls reported an increase from 35% to 70% in decisions regarding when to get married.
#NoSilenceAboutViolence, a hashtag used during the 5-city workshops on effective communication strategies to combat gender-based violence conducted by GR India, generated 20 million impressions on Twitter and reached nearly 200,000 people.
Over 650 children were enrolled in schools through mobilization efforts within a year of intervention in Bihar and Rajasthan.
Boys and girls had more gender-equitable attitudes related to gender roles/privileges/restrictions, gender attributes, and gender violence after the implementation of the Schools Campaign.