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Men Against Violence and Abuse (MAVA) is an NGO based in Mumbai that has been working for over twenty years mobilizing young men in the western state of Maharashtra to promote gender equality within their communities.


RAISING MEN is a short documentary that serves to highlight their work through the story of two boys - Ved and Tanaji.

Concept, Director, Editor : Gauri Adelkar

Executive Producer : Direct Action for Women Now

Camera : Digvijay Thorat

Special Thanks : Men Against Violence and Abuse (MAVA)

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