Queers & Allies Oppose Sedition Charges Against 51 Individuals At Mumbai Pride

Queers & Allies Oppose Sedition Charges Against 51 Individuals At Mumbai Pride

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On 2 February 2020, an FIR with charges of sedition was lodged against 51 individuals for raising slogans at Azad Maidan during Mumbai Pride 2020.
Disability-rights Activists Write to MWCD Objecting The Amendments To The POCSO Act

Disability-rights Activists Write to MWCD Objecting The Amendments To The POCSO Act

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32 disability rights organisations have addressed a joint letter to the Minister for Women & Child Development, Smt. Smriti Irani, objecting to the opaque manner in which amendments are being sought to be introduced to the rules governing the POCSO Act.
Recommendations On Draft New Education Policy 2019 From A Gender And Sexuality Lens

Recommendations On Draft New Education Policy 2019 From A Gender And Sexuality Lens

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We, a collective of women's groups, queer groups, NGOs, students, and academics working in the field of gender, sexuality and education, across India strongly recommend and reiterate that for all the recommendations given here, the policy and thereafter, the Government of India and State Governments must ensure that there is a proactive strengthening of democracy within educational institutions.
Feminist Activists & Groups Release A Statement On The CJI Sexual Harassment Case

Feminist Activists & Groups Release A Statement On The CJI Sexual Harassment Case

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Feminists are seeking a fair and impartial enquiry in accordance with the Anti-Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act in the CJI sexual harassment case.
Women's Groups Release A Statement Prior To The 2019 Lok Sabha Elections| #WomenVote4Change

Women’s Groups Release A Statement Prior To The 2019 Lok Sabha Elections| #WomenMarch4Change

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Women across India will march for change on April 4, 2019, and beyond. Together, we will reclaim and vote for our constitutional rights as citizens of a democratic republic. #WomenMarch4Change
National Manifesto Released By Grassroots Muslim Women Activists

National Manifesto Released By Grassroots Muslim Women Activists

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Muslim women's organisations are presenting their manifesto, focusing on the Muslim community and gender issues, in the light of the upcoming General Assembly elections, 2019.
Aath March Saath March: International Women’s Day 2019 Statement

Aath March Saath March: International Women’s Day 2019 Statement

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This International Women’s Day 2019, we gather to mark our collective actions towards creating a world free of violence, injustice, inequalities, stigma and oppression.
FII's Statement In Response To Right-Wing Criticism Of Its Articles

FII’s Statement In Response To Right-Wing Criticism Of Its Articles

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Recently, Feminism In India has been subject to a deluge of criticism from many in the right wing. In this statement, we would like to clarify our stances on many of the issues we have been criticised for.
Dear Lok Sabha, Stop Criminalising Our Bodies And Lives

Dear Lok Sabha, Stop Criminalising Our Bodies And Lives

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The Lok Sabha passed three dangerous bills that have been so poorly drafted that all of them further marginalise the very people they were supposed to safeguard.
Statement On Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Stalin K Co-Founder And Managing Trustee of Video Volunteers

Statement On Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Stalin K Co-Founder And Managing Trustee of Video...

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The response by Video Volunteers towards the adult survivours of sexual abuse and harassment at the workplace perpetrated by Stalin K has been brahmanical and patriarchal in that it has attempted to discount, victim-blame and disempower the survivors while protecting the perpetrator.

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Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

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When the cluelessness of the man with respect to housework is normalised, the actual burden is thrust on the woman.
Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.
Problems With Conversion Therapy & The Search For Justice For Anjana

Problems With Conversion Therapy & The Search For Justice For Anjana

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Dormant emotional reminders stirred up for Queer India after the suicide of Anjana Hareesh. Enrollment in a conversion therapy cost her her life.