- SWATE Campaigns for Total Prohibition of Liquor
"Drinking liquor has become almost a habit of most of the men in India and it remains a social evil, particularly in the rural Tamil Nadu. Majority of the rural population survives only on irregular employments or agricultural works. With the meager income, most of the rural families lead a subsistence existence. Usually, men go to work but they spend much of their meager income on liquor and contribute the little to their families."
- SWATE observes the International Day against Violence on Women
"It is common knowledge that women are the ultimate victims of social oppression and
economic exploitation and sexual abuse. From the time of its inception, SWATE has been
fighting for the rights of women. It even goes to the extent that perpetrators are litigated and
prosecuted. It believes in collective action of women for their betterment, both economically and
Document January 2011 - (PDF - 693.3 kb)