Organisational Profile: Registration: The Joint Women’s Programme (JWP) is a registered body under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, number S-49003 of 2004 (26th Day of April 2004). 0 The JWP’s bank account is in Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. A-1/24, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi 110 029 and India Overseas Bank, Sector 26, Noida. The PAN No is AAAAJ3629F and TAN No is DELJO6277F. We have an order under section 80G (5) (iv) and order of registration U/S 12A, Read with Section 12AA of the Income Tax Act, 1961. The Joint Women’s Programme’s (JWP) Mission and Strategy (Aims and Objectives): The Joint Women’s Programme, is a movement of women for freedom from violence, empowerment of women, and the creation of a new society characterized by an equal partnership between women and men. The JWP currently has a presence in both urban and rural areas, where it has long been actively combating the multiple manifestations of violence and discrimination against women and children with emphasis on research, awareness-raising, advocacy for policy change, gender sensitisation and other grassroots activity. Organizational Activities: The Joint Women’s Programme (JWP) has successfully led many widespread campaigns throughout sixteen states of India over the last several years. Noteworthy programmes have been the nationwide movement for change in dowry laws, the battle for rights of agriculture workers, the mobilization of dalit women for their rights, the movement for the passage of the Women’s Reservation Bill and campaigns for elimination of workplace sexual harassment, domestic violence, child labour, trafficking of women and girls for commercial sexual exploitation, HIV/AIDS, child marriage, and female feticide. It was successful in convincing the Indian Government to make amendments to the Indian Divorce Act, 1869, which made divorce possible for both Christian men and women on equal grounds. The JWP also was the organisation and driving force behind the Devadasi Prohibition of Dedication Act, 1984 against religious sanction for Child Prostitution. It’s 10 workshops on Child Marriage in different regions of India prepared the data for the passage for the new act against Child Marriage-Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006. The emphasis is on grass root level organizing of women and the community in the rural and urban areas; issue based campaigns; on Child rights for survival, protection, development & participation. Increasingly the legal and socio economic rights of women as well as their struggle for human rights are attracting the attention of JWP. At present, JWP is part of The India Alliance for Child Rights involved in the Country Review of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.