Sanjog Blog

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Assertive claim to rights necessary to enliven a system

So much has been written about advocacy approaches used by people and organisations across the world. What Is common perhaps in all advocacy approaches is that it aims to capture the attention and gain favorable response from people who are power holders – bureaucrats, a senior official in an office or maybe a politician.

 

When advocacy is led by the proletariat, they use walks, demonstrations and deputations as tools to express their opinion and assertion. When these efforts are organized and managed by NGOs, it often involves meetings, consultations, workshops or activities which are less confrontational, and aim to be persuasive.



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2016 – Kolkata Gives

In February 2016, Sanjog was invited to be a part of Kolkata Gives – a one of a kind charitable exhibition

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On 2014

The last year at Sanjog was essentially around a lot of ritual doing….the rituals of creating, maintaining, coordinating, destroying and then re-creating ideas, systems and energies.

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On 2011

I read these lines in a book sometime back and then I heard similar words from a girl I was interacting with and ‘trying to help’… When I ask you to listen to me and you start giving me advice, you have not done what I asked.

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On 2010

Experimentation is risky business. Trying out something new always carries with it adventure, thrill and hope – but also requires preparation and method – in laying the hypothesis, predicting results and expected changes.

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