4 West 37th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY10018
Organization Type: 
Service Organization
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Breakthrough is an innovative international human rights organization that uses the power of popular culture, media, and community mobilization to transform public attitudes and advance equality, justice, and dignity in India and the United States. We empower individuals and communities to stand for universal human rights by using multimedia tools that transform hearts and minds. Based in India and the United States, Breakthrough addresses critical global issues including violence against women, sexuality and HIV/AIDS, and immigrant rights and racial justice. An interactive database provides educational and campaign information related to its projects and media programs and resources. Leadership Training consists of young men and women hosting public theater performances, discussion forums, informational booths, and interactive sessions addressing women's rights, sexuality, gender, and HIV/AIDS in order to empower communities to spread information. Multimedia Training provides production and web training to groups, community organizations, and educational/cultural institutions. Breakthrough also offers Educational Information and presentations of its current projects in human rights and media programs.