‘Ekal Nari Shakti Sangathan’ is a platform for single women – widows, divorced, abandoned, with missing husband and un-married women; to raise their awareness, build their confidence, collectively fight against injustice and demand for their rights. ENSS cuts across the lines of religion, caste, class, physical or mental abilities and also extends its arms to women suffering from HIV/AIDS. ENSS was established in 2005 with 105 members and now it has more than 12,000 members. The programme is empowering single women in 396 Panchayats spread across 21 development blocks in 7 districts of Himachal Pradesh and is spreading to other blocks and districts. In addition to the State level activities, ENSS- Himachal Pradesh is also an active member of the national level single women’s organization- National Forum for Single Women’s Rights. It is also providing support for development of ENSS in Punjab.