As feminist groups and individuals, we stand in support of the numerous women who have spoken out with courage during the #MeToo wave in India.
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
Statement On Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Stalin K Co-Founder And Managing Trustee of Video...
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.
This Women’s Day 2018 we come together to celebrate our solidarities and our resistance to the brazen patriarchal, casteist, communal and regressive forces that are operating with utter impunity in the country. Together we reaffirm our commitment to building a violence-free, just society.
We find however, that organisations like the Coalition for the Abolition of Prostitution International (CAP Intl) persist in erroneously viewing all women in sex work as victims of trafficking and violence denying them the very right to call themselves workers.
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.
On the 23rd of July 2016, an undergraduate student of Jadavpur University, Ekalavya Chaudhuri, was exposed via Facebook for sexual harassment of over a dozen women, some of them minors, over a three-year period, via texts, online messages and molestation.
#IWillGoOut is a collective of individuals and organisations across various cities in India that strongly denounces Violence Against Women and advocates for women’s right to be seen, heard and be in public spaces at any given time without question or fear.
We, Bebaak Collective and concerned individuals who have been following the Triple Talaq judgement urge fellow women's and human rights groups to reflect on the role of conservative right-wing forces in the aftermath of the Triple Talaq judgment.
We, the undersigned, are dismayed over the ongoing crisis in Kashmir. We have watched in horror and shock the repetitive cycle of state aggression leading to violence, deteriorating state of civil liberties, violation of fundamental rights and ever escalating loss of human life and dignity in Kashmir.