Soros Reproductive Health and Rights Fellowship
Soros Reproductive Health and Rights Fellowship established in 2002 as a result of collaborative venture of Open Society Institute and Columbia University with an objective towards the emancipation of women and protection of Human Rights. The program nurtured the creative prowess of the candidates and implementation of strategies from the pragmatic view point.
Thrust of Soros Reproductive Health and Rights Fellowship
Major issues that are covered in the programme are namely, emancipation of women in America, creation of awareness about the reproductive health and hygiene, protection of the rights of women and children. The fellowship helps the scholars to be aware of the issues concerning women and empowering them in turn. The awareness on various subjects from health, hygiene and human rights of women are projected in the program. The women are often subjected to humiliation plus exploitation in many parts of USA and the foundation is instrumental in working in particular spheres to provide empathy to the women as well as empower them by increasing the ability to assert their own rights.