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Urgent Action Appeal – Endorse Asha Workers’ Open letter #mustshare

इस देश की आशा कार्यकर्ता अपनी मांग को लेकर एक साथ आई हैं। The ASHA Workers of India have come together to make these demands. Please read and endorse it, if you agree with us. Also, kindly forward it to… Continue Reading →

AIDWA Statement on the Rajasthan Amendment Act 2021 regarding Child marriages

The recent amendments passed in the Rajasthan assembly to the “Rajasthan Compulsory Registration of Marriages Act 2009” increases the number of  marriage officers at the district and block level in addition to ensuring that the death of a married party… Continue Reading →

New Rajasthan Law Faces Questions Over Validating Child Marriages

The government said registering all marriages is based on a Supreme Court order. The opposition said the new law will encourage child marriage. The number of underage marriages has been declining in Rajasthan over the years.Jaipur:  The controversy over a… Continue Reading →

Ashes, Bones And A Long Wait For Justice

POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 20, 2021 One year after Hathras, father of Dalit woman refuses to immerse ashes in Ganga till accused are ‘hanged’. Living in fear and waiting for justice, family of gangrape-murder victim expresses dismay over ‘slow pace’ of… Continue Reading →

Sexual Violence Against Dalits at the Current Conjuncture

Protest against the rape, murder and forcible cremation of the 9 year old Dalit girl in the Nangal village of Delhi cantonment area, at Jantar Mantar (4 August 2021) | SFI Delhi (Twitter) by- V.Geetha ‘Both Dalit suffering and Dalit… Continue Reading →

Why nations that fail women fail

And why foreign policy should pay more heed to half of humanity After america and its allies toppled the Taliban in 2001, primary-school enrolment of Afghan girls rose from 0% to above 80%. Infant mortality fell by half. Forced marriage was… Continue Reading →

Only 11% Of Vulnerable Street Vendors Benefitted From PM Credit Scheme: Survey

Their businesses hit by the pandemic, the government micro-credit scheme could have helped the poorest of India’s street vendors. But only 11% of them could get a loan ByAdrian D’Cruz|15 Sep, 2021 New Delhi: Naresh Upadhyay, a street vendor from Anand… Continue Reading →

How a Woman’s Can’t-Stand-It-Anymore Road Trip Inspired China #SundayReading

Yin Shenglin Tired of her abusive husband, 56-year-old Su Min took the car and left. Her journey made her an icon for China’s unhappy housewives. Su Min never thought that one day she would feel this free. She had finally reclaimed… Continue Reading →

Mumbai Woman, Raped And Tortured With Iron Rod, Dies In Hospital

One accused – 45-year-old Mohan Chouhan – has been arrested; he was arrested under charges of rape and attempt to murder The woman was found lying by the side of the road in a pool of blood57New Delhi:  The 34-year-old… Continue Reading →

Sonal Shukla -An icon of the Women’s movement in India and across the globe! #RIP

Sonal Shukla, a feminist, a Gandhian and a critical thinker in thought and action , is indeed a Gender icon! Read about Sonal’s journey in this new graphic novel. For more than three decades now, Sonal Shukla’s name has been… Continue Reading →

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