Equity Foundation (EF) is a Non-Governmental Organisation, with the primary objective of empowering women and educating children through creating new pathways for overcoming the obstacles to Women / Child development through a synergy of "Knowledge", "Voice" and "Action". It was officially registered under Societies Registration Act on 26th March 2003 by a group of women activists. The vision is empowering women and girls, aiming for gender equality and the eradication of all forms of discrimination against them and mobilizing women’s participation in the struggle against the patriarchy. It stands for ‘Enhancement of women and children through Training and Action. The Organisation builds the capacities of rural and urban women to advance democratic values and processes. It has been working in Bihar for 19 years, focusing on alleviating social exclusion. We do this through well-planned and comprehensive programmes in health, education, training, research and governance.