EKTA established itself in 1990 at Madurai as a Resource centre to create a gender just society. EKTA adopts a life cycle approach and works with women, men, youth and adolescents in the educational institutions, rural and urban areas. It promotes issue-based campaigns to end violence against women, facilitates networks for experiential sharing and collective action. It advocates and lobbies for gender sensitive policy changes to further the interest of women and address gender based violence in particular. Nambikkai Centre established in 2007 accommodates 30 girls.