Ahwaan Foundation is a youth-run, registered, non-profit organization in New Delhi working in the area of women and child rights, with a focus on theirright to protection and development. Ahwaan team includes young volunteersfrom diverse fields such as theatre, movies, social service,and those who have chosen to come together, engage with and contribute to the social development of the country.

Ahwaan had a humble beginning in 2006 when four collegestudents came together with a shared missionto increase awarenessabout social issues, using theatre and film as a medium to create impact. Over the past ten years,thegroup has worked with various organizations on a wide range of socialissues such as globalization, environment protection, rights of womenandchildren, anti-tobacco, female foeticide in India, etc. In 2007, Ahwaan organized afilmfestival at Alliance Francaise, Delhi that provided a platformtoyoung, socially conscious filmmakers to showcase their work.

Ahwaan hasproduced two documentary movies:

  1. The Holy Wives(2010) on caste-based sexual exploitation of women and children in India, and
  2. Rainbows are Real(2014) on rights of the transgender community.