A Family counseling center was started during the year 2008-09 with the grant assistance of Tamil Nadu Social Welfare Board. The Family counselor has established good rapport with all women police station, Taluk police station and other NGO’s and social service organizations. They are referring various cases of family disputes like Dowry, harassment by in-laws and other family problems.
A silent revolution has taken place in the rural areas of sivagangai especially with the empowerment of women after the formation of Self Help Groups (SHG’s). The SHG scheme gives women a higher status in the society and they have become more independent and assertive
GNS has trained rural poor women in the areas of self-confidence building, small savings, health awareness, local governance, family budget, micro enterprises, girl child education, teenage marriage, gender equality, abolition of dowry, violence against women, alcoholism, environmental education, entrepreneurship development program and other vocational training programs.