Smruti Sudha Behera
Shalini works on strengthening Feminist Leadership at Grassroots level. Her current role also involves leading implementation of Grassroots Feminist Leadership Program “Meri Panchayat Meri Shakti” in three states Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar with 12 partners organizations, work with 30 grassroots organizations for capacity building, conceptualize, design and manages all annual Hindi training programs and institutes which includes Basic training on Gender and Sexuality, Feminist Leadership institute and Sexuality and Gender rights Institute in Hindi. She is also involved in training with external organizations on Gender, Sexuality and Reproductive health and rights. She has developed training manuals on Gender, Sexuality, VAW and Patriarchy for activists and trainers in Hindi.
She is a trained counsellor, with a background in social science and law. Shalini is part of several Internal complaint committees on Sexual harassment and conduct trainings with ICC members and organizations on Anti Sexual Harassment act, 2013. Her previous work experience includes counselling, legal case work, training on laws, gender and human rights. She enjoys writing in Hindi.