This Women’s Day we gatherd to mark our collective actions towards creating a world free of violence, injustice and oppression. Together we inspired each other by celebrating the gains of our women’s movements. We re-energised ourselves to continue resisting and challenging patriarchal, casteist, communal and regressive forces, both state and non-state.
This Women’s Day, we re-imagine a world of equality and diversity, free from economic exploitation and social discrimination. We reiterate our commitment towards drawing a new blueprint of development that is inclusive and helps build a democratic, secular and just society. We assert our commitment to the creation of a world that respects women as equal citizens of this country. We invite men comrades to be a part of the ongoing struggles against violence and gender inequalities.
We assembled at Rajiv Chowk metro station and shouted slogans to create a buzz and raise awareness about the issues women face today. From there we marched on the Inner circle till Jantar Mantar, all while garnering attention from the on-lookers and many joining us too. At Jantar Mantar, the program started with a few speeches from emminent feminists and activists followed by songs, dances and street theatre. The pamphlet and posters received a great response from the crowd and were distributed widely.
Without much ado, we present you the chronology of the event how we celebrated International Women’s Day 2015, one picture at a time.
Picture credits: Rohit Sharma is a freelance photojournalist. His work can be accessed on his website and Instagram and he can be contacted on Twitter.