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#Sundayreading — Behind bars with the Anti- War Activist, Shannon One

Margaretta D’Arcy has been a peace activist for most of her life, and neither cancer nor prison appears to deter her. We visit her in Limerick Prison, where she is controversially serving a sentence for an anti-war protest at Shannon… Continue Reading →

#India – Human Rights Day – People’s Movements Assert Right to Life, Dignity and Nature

and Expose Failure of Rights Institutions and the State   Mumbai / Nagpur / Delhi, December 10 : Today is Human Rights Day. It is a recognition of the rights of the people but will mean nothing if people across the globe… Continue Reading →

CHOGM Is Not Where People’s Issues Can Be Solved

  By Siritunga Jayasuriya – Siritunga Jayasuriya The Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting (CHOGM) taking place in Colombo from 10 to 17 November will in no way benefit the working people in Sri Lanka or workers and poor in the other… Continue Reading →

#India – When parents leave their children in care of grand parents #Family

A labour of love   DIVYA SREEDHARAN, The hindu The HinduPhoto: K. Ananthan TOPICS A LABOUR OF LOVE Urban working parents across India leave their children in the care of grandparents. The author takes a look at this arrangement. Veena… Continue Reading →

They don’t make them like her anymore: A tribute to Vina Mazumdar #poem

June 12, 2013 Obituary Poem recited at the memorial meeting for Vina Mazumdar, on 11th June, 2013 in New Delhi, organised by Centre for Women’s Development Studies By Urvashi Butalia They don’t make them like her any more It’s a very… Continue Reading →

Raped in India? Better marry your rapist, says G P Mathur retired jurist #Vaw #Womenrights #WTFnews

To Wed Your Rapist, or Not: Indian Women on Trial By TRIPTI LAHIRI and AMOL SHARMA Associated PressActivists in New Delhi marched on Parliament earlier this year, protesting in one of several high-profile sexual-assault cases that have focused attention on women’s rights in… Continue Reading →

Equality fight in an unequal world #Feminisn #bookreview #SundayReading

By Deepti Menon, New Indian Express 12th May 2013 12:00 AM Photos Protests by women fighting for their rights have been part of a long history of feminist struggle. Feminism is not being part of an organisation; rather it takes inspiration… Continue Reading →

Mumbai – Critique of Maharashtra Women Policy- 2013 submitted by Women Groups #Vaw #Womenrights

CRITIQUE OF MAHARASHTRA WOMEN POLICY– 2013 SUBMISSION BY- MUMBAI WOMEN GROUPS AND ACTIVISTS MAY 10TH 2013, Kamayani Bali Mahabal The Mumbai Women groups and  activists submitted their critique to the Women  and Child Welfare Minister Varsha Gaikwad, at the   committee… Continue Reading →

China’s ‘Leftover Women’ fight bullshit with humor #Vaw #Womenrights

By DIDI KIRSTEN TATLOW Published: April 23, 2013, NYT BEIJING — For years, single Chinese women in their mid- to late-20s have endured being called “shengnu,” or “leftover women,” by relatives, by the state-run media and by society. The message is… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE- Police Out to Arrest AIPWA Activist For Raising Voice of Protest against sexist remark #Vaw

Odisha BDO Makes a Sexist Remark Against Women Protestors,   On 8th April, AIPWA’s Odisha Secretary Sabita Baraj along with 60 women activists of Rajkanika block, went to the local block office to protest regarding several local issues on the… Continue Reading →

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