Aalochana's Objectives

  • To systematically collect and provide information on issues related to the social, political, economic, legal, and personal aspects of women’s lives.
  • To document and research the different facets and situations of women’s lives.
  • To disseminate the results of our research and documentation through pamphlets, booklets, slides, audio-videocassettes, films, lectures, seminars and posters.
  • To provide a congenial forum where activists, researchers, students, journalists and others interested in women’s issues can meet and discuss matters of common concern.
  • To undertake translation work from English and other regional languages into Marathi and vice versa.
  • To network with women’s groups, libraries and like-minded documentation and research centres at the regional, national and international levels.


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