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Digital Version – Myth busting book on beef eating #Download

Digital Version – Myth busting book...

India: Digital version of historian D.N.Jha’s myth busting book on beef eating by Hindus and Buddhists in ancient times   In The Myth Of The Holy...

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More than 100 Activists condemn PAC recommendation of compulsory sex determination tests

More than 100 Activists condemn  PAC recommendation...

Mumbai – We the undersigned representatives of women’s and health rights organizations strongly condemn the recommendations of Public Accounts...

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Stop #Aadhaar- What you can do

Stop #Aadhaar- What you can do

Sign Petition to Chief Justice of India  https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/Chife_Justice_of_India_Stop_Mandatory_Aadhaar_for_services/share/?new We...

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A leaf from the illustrious life of the CM designate , #YogiAdityanath of Uttar Pradesh

A leaf from the illustrious life of the CM...

 BY APOORVANAND Account of a ten year old story : Helps you understand the CM designate of UP What happened in the eastern Uttar Pradesh town was not...

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Tribal rights activist Bela Bhatia-Will not leave Bastar, in spite of threats

Tribal rights activist Bela Bhatia-Will not...

S Kareemuddin and Ritesh Mishra Hindustan Times, Bastar/Raipur Activist Bela Bhatia has been championing tribal rights for the past decade.(HT File Photo)...

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Doctor, Doctor: Healthcare For The Homeless

Doctor, Doctor: Healthcare For The Homeless

By Kamayani Bali-Mahabal He used to dress like a homeless person. On purpose. Two or three nights a week, he’d rub dirt in his hair and clothes before...

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India: Where Women Call The Shots

India: Where Women Call The Shots

  By Kamayani Bali-Mahabal   Mumbai –Imagine a wedding, when the groom follows the bride to her home to start a new life together. Imagine...

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The camera is on Muslim women

The camera is on Muslim women

Dehleez toh paar kar li hai, ab zamane se takrana hai. Peeche mud ke ab kya dekhoon, mujhe aage badhte jana hai. I have crossed the patriarchal boundary,...

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#RIP Activist, Feminist and Friend Trupti Shah- Her life in her own words

#RIP  Activist, Feminist and Friend Trupti...

Trupti Shah, Friend ,feminist, environmentalist, human rights activist is no more with us. She left us at 9.15 p.m. May 26, 2016. She battled lung cancer...

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We won’t Mother India – Nationalism cages women #InternationalWomensDay

We won’t  Mother India – Nationalism...

NO NATION FOR WOMEN: A Statement by Pinjra Tod “As a woman I have no country. As a woman I want no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world.”...

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Mumbai – #1BillionRising – Maya Rao performs the ‘ WALK’ #Rise4Revolution #Vaw

Mumbai – #1BillionRising – Maya...

    1 in 3 women across the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. That’s ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS. Every February through...

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Shameless – #AirIndia made a disabled woman passenger crawl #Vaw #WTFnews

Shameless – #AirIndia made a disabled...

I was howling and crawling, Air India is lying’: disability activist’s account of AI’s insensitivity “I asked him, “You are a human being...

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South Africa: The Importance Of “Telling Our Own Stories” #Vaw

South Africa: The Importance Of “Telling...

Cape Town (Women’s Feature Service) – As the curtains go up and the bright lights dramatically illuminate the room, all the audience can see...

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Sahitya Akademi protest: List of writers and artistes who returned awards over Kalburgi murder, Dadri lynching

Sahitya Akademi protest: List of writers...

          Uday Chopra, Nayantara Sahgal, Sarah Joseph and Ashok VajpeyiWiki Commons Over the past one week, disgruntled writers...

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Time to BOYCOTT change.org , EXPOSED once again #socialmedia

Time to BOYCOTT change.org , EXPOSED once...

I have exposed change .org two years back and every now and then the true colours are shown in their contradictory campaigns. Below is information why,...

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Translation of Vasant Dattatreya Gurjar’s poem Gandhi Mala Bhetla (Gandhi Met Me)

Translation of Vasant Dattatreya Gurjar’s...

The Marathi poem, Gandhi Mala Bhetala (Gandhi met me), is a satirical critique of those who falsely claim to follow the path of Mahatma Gandhi  ...

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Prof Haragopal -Saffronisation of Education and History in India

Prof Haragopal -Saffronisation of Education...

    Mumbai , – Prof. G Haragopal, from  Professor with the Centre for Human Rights (School Of Social Sciences),  University of Hyderabad...

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27th Death Anniversary -Seven Poems of Revolutionary Poet Paash

27th Death Anniversary -Seven Poems of  Revolutionary...

Paash, whose real name was Avtar Sandhu, was gunned down by Sikh separatists on March 23, 1988. It was a sheer coincidence that his murder came on a historic...

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#Sundayreading – ‘In Joy Or In Pain, Women Must Talk’- Maria Da Penha #Vaw

#Sundayreading – ‘In Joy Or In Pain,...

‘In Joy Or In Pain, Women Must Talk’ Kamayani Bali-Mahabal FORTALEZA( BRAZIL)- Maria da Penha Maia Fernandes was fast asleep when her husband, Antonio...

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Modi 300 DAYS – Documenting Hate and Communal Violence under the Modi Regime

Modi 300 DAYS –  Documenting Hate and...

300 DAYS Documenting Hate and Communal Violence under the Modi Regime (With inputs from Kiren Shaheen, Liris Thomas, Mansi Sharma, Shabnam Hashmi, Shahnaz...

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#Sundayreading -Favela Girls Pirouette Out of Poverty in Brazil

#Sundayreading -Favela Girls Pirouette Out...

by Kamayani Bali-Mahabal FORTALEZA, Brazil — Bom Jardim, home to some 200,000 people, is one of the poorest and most violent neighborhoods in this city....

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#IndianRepublicDay – Odisha Killer Cops to get Presidents Gallantry Award #WTFnews

#IndianRepublicDay – Odisha Killer...

PL SIGN PETITON HERE President of India : Withdraw the Gallantry medals for cops responsible for killing adivasis‘   We, the undersigned with utmost...

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Open letter to Justice Katju – Happy New Year and Get Well Soon !

Open letter to Justice Katju – Happy...

1st Jan’ 2015 Dear Justice  Makrand Katju Greetings !! Your recent post on Gay and Lesbian Relationships (LGBT) ,    created a lot of ruckus,...

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#SatyamevJayate – Aamir Khan – Gender and Sexuality #MumkinHai

#SatyamevJayate –  Aamir Khan –...

THE SPECTRE OF 3 DIGITS AND A TV SHOW Share this post Aamir Khan’s Tv show ‘Satyameva Jayate’ recently telecast an episode on non-normative sexualities....

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Mumbra’s Muslim Girls Kick Out Stereotypes #Womenrights

Mumbra’s Muslim Girls Kick Out Stereotypes...

Kamayani Bali Mahabal    They started off as a secret sports club. What brought them together was their shared love for football, a game they couldn’t...

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#India- Militant Durga Vahini Camp In India Is Training Young Women To Hate Themselves And Accept Their Weakness #WTFnews

#India- Militant Durga Vahini Camp In India...

“Can you really hide your natural weakness or character as a woman?”posted on May 26, 2014, at 1:39 a.m. Tasneem NashrullaBuzzFeed Staff    The Durga...

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My 88 year old Grand Mother, Pramod Dutta wins awards for her contribution to Hindi Literature

My 88 year old Grand Mother, Pramod Dutta...

   I am a proud grand daughter  today , the best new year gift was the call from  My 88 year-old Nani, Pramod Dutta telling me she  got  two awards,...

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#India – Faking Happiness is forced to Present the ‘ VEDANTA ANTHEM” #HipHop #mustshare

#India – Faking Happiness is forced...

Kamayani for FAKING HAPPINESS CAMPAIGN     An Indo-German collaboration with production by the talented DJ BC from Germany and the lyrics and...

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Open letter to Priyanka Chopra on #NDTV – #Vedanta- Our Girls Our Pride Campaign #Vaw

Open letter to Priyanka Chopra on  #NDTV...

Dear Priyanka  Chopra, At the outset, I would like to say that I am a fan, and applaud your choices of multi-faceted roles, often going against the tide...

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#RIP – Tribute to Hassam , Friend and Human Rights Activist from Pakistan

#RIP – Tribute to  Hassam , Friend...

Life partner of my first friend  from  Pakistan is no more As I opened the Facebook page of Aisha  Gazdar to share Neela  Bhagwat’ s  classical...

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# India- Why Independence Day is a #BlackDay15august

# India- Why Independence Day is a  #BlackDay15august

   The UPA government considers Indian life worthless and dispensable by freeing Russia from liability commitment for Koodankulam reactors 1 &...

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#India – After 67 years of #Independence- ‘ YEH KAISI AZADI HAI”

#India – After 67 years of  #Independence-...

At the stroke of midnight when the world sleeps, India awakes, Yes! India has woken up to freedom, but for whom? After 67  years of Independence, The...

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Karnataka – 40,000 ‘erroneous’ payments in Aadhaar-linked subsidy disbursal

Karnataka  – 40,000 ‘erroneous’...

MORE-IN Aadhaar and cash transfers ‘Banks told to re-verify and retrieve these payments if found to be erroneous’ The input subsidy that the State...

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Odisha – JSW eyeing POSCO land for setting up steel plant

Odisha – JSW eyeing POSCO land for...

JSW to set up steel plant in Odisha; Posco land a potential location Bhubaneswar: JSW to set up steel plant in Odisha. This was informed by the JSW chief...

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Need to ask, on sidelines of triple talaq debate: Is polygamy constitutionally valid? Is it un-Quranic?

Need to ask, on sidelines of triple talaq...

 by Javed Anand | (Illustration: C R Sasikumar)Of the three issues relating to Muslim personal law in India — triple talaq, nikah halala and polygamy...

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Rajasthan -Jaisalsar  banishes child marriage from its homes #Vaw #Goodnews

Rajasthan -Jaisalsar  banishes child marriage...

The villages in the desert of Rajasthan are notorious for child brides but groups of girls are now banding together to defy and upturn a long held tradition...

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UK Parliament votes to put privacy in hands of porn companies

UK Parliament votes to put privacy in hands...

  Jim Killock , of ORG The UK parliament has passed a law that could put web users at risk of hacking and blackmail. The Digital Economy Bill (DEBill)...

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Chhattisgarh -Activist and writer Bela Bhatia- Resolute in the face of violence

Chhattisgarh -Activist and writer Bela Bhatia-...

Activist and writer Bela Bhatia who has helped women file FIRs against police personnel for rape and investigated into many instances of fake encounters...

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50 Years of Inequitable Development: Better Off Without ADB

50 Years of Inequitable Development: Better...

National Alliance of People’s Movements As you all know, Asian Development Bank (ADB), the multilateral bank based in Manila, Philippines, is celebrating...

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India: ‘Cow Protection’ Spurs Vigilante Violence

India: ‘Cow Protection’ Spurs Vigilante...

  Prosecute Assailants, Protect Targeted Minorities (New York) – Indian authorities should promptly investigate and prosecute self-appointed “cow...

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Why India Needs More Male Health Workers–To Tackle Maternal-Health Crisis

Why India Needs More Male Health Workers–To...

Devanik Saha,   Female health workers are the primary drivers of maternal health initiatives, but male health workers (MHWs) could complement their...

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#AadhaarHearing -Will the SC save present and future Indians from Cyber-Biometric Panopticon ?

#AadhaarHearing -Will the SC save present...

Gopal Krishna On 21 April 2017, when Justice AK Sikri headed Bench of Supreme Court heard two cases Writ Petition (Civil) 277 of 2017 by Major General...

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