Category: School Programs

Celebrating the Third Anniversary of Decriminalization of Sec. 377

As India celebrated the third anniversary of the decriminalization of Sec.377 on 06 September 2021, the team from Breaking Barriers, the social outreach program of the school, celebrated this occasion  on a virtual platform. Referring to the day as a celebration of three years of unshackled love, the day was made momentous by an eminent […]

Gender Sensitization workshop for Periferry by team of Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers conducted a gender sensitization session on 28 August, at 11 am for an organization called PeriFerry, which creates employment and upskilling opportunities for the transgender community and for building LGBTQI+ inclusive workplaces. PeriFerry is also a Forbes 30 Under 30, 2021 organization. (For more details, you may visit https://www.periferry.com) Our campaign work was highly appreciated […]

Breaking Barriers Sensitization workshop for a school in Bengaluru

Breaking Barriers conducted yet another gender sensitisation workshop at Sri Kumaran School, Bengaluru on 28 August 2021. Around 65 participants of Grade 12 from the guest school participated wholeheartedly in the workshop. The team from Breaking Barriers, led by Ms. Vedica Saxena, through a powerpoint presentation, created awareness about the LGBTQIA+ community, dispelled the myths […]

Dealing with Difficult Emotions- a stress relieving workshop for students

The Peer Mentoring Club conducted a session on Dealing with Difficult Emotions- Stress across grades VI to VIII on 16 & 17 August 2021. The interaction included activities, quizzes, and content prepared by the Peer Mentors for the students to develop an understanding of what stress is, its short and long term solutions, ways to overcome it practically and how it applies to their current reality. […]

Workshop for teachers on Gender Sensitisation and creating Inclusive Classrooms

The students working on the ‘Breaking Barriers’ campaign conducted  another informative  session for the  educators of classes Nursery to Grade 5 of TIS,VV on ‘Gender Sensitization’ and ‘Creating Inclusive Classrooms’. The students covered various topics including  how  classrooms can be made more inclusive, the use of inclusive language, creating safe spaces, social experiments and activities that […]

Interaction of team members of Flawless Flaws Campaign with acid attack survivors

Flawless Flaws Campaign kick started sessions with the survivors of Sheroes Hangout and Chaanv Foundation on 08 August 2021 . The survivors shared their stories, talked about their life experiences, and new things they learned during the lockdown. They shared insight and also guided students on important things in life and their aspirations for the […]

Workshop for students on Healthy Communication with teachers

The Peer Mentoring Club conducted a session for the students of classes VI-VIII on having  healthy communication with teachers on 02 & 03 August 2021. The interaction included activities, quizzes, and content prepared by the Peer Mentors for the students to develop an understanding of formal and informal communication and how it applies to their current reality. The key highlights centred on understanding […]

A session on Gender Sensitization’ and ‘Creating Inclusive Classrooms’ for the teaching faculty on 24 July 2021

Breaking Barriers campaign organised an informative session for the newly inducted educators of TIS,VV on ‘Gender Sensitization’ and ‘Creating Inclusive Classrooms’. The session was conducted on Saturday, 24 July 2021 at 12:00 noon. The students of the campaign covered topics- how to make classrooms inclusive, genderbread people, about LGBT+ and their existence, media portrayal in India […]