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Saturday, August 24, 2019
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A Statement By Feminist Groups & Individuals On The Going #MeToo Wave In India

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'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

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 Volunteers

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.
Aath March Saath March: International Women’s Day 2018 Statement

Aath March Saath March: International Women’s Day 2018 Statement

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.
Feminist Statement Challenging The CAP Conference

Feminist Statement Challenging The CAP Conference

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.
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

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.

Joint Statement: Sexual Harassment Survivors Speak Against Ekalavya Chaudhuri

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.
Official Statement By The #IWillGoOut Collective

Official Statement By The #IWillGoOut Collective

#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.
Bebaak Collective

Statement By Bebaak Collective Condemning Right Wing Forces In The Aftermath Of The Triple...

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.
Kashmir

End Repression in Kashmir: A Call from the Civil Society

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.

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Priyanka Chopra And The Problems With Gaslighting Women

Gaslighting: Priyanka Chopra And Her Not So Good Will

While the words and language used may vary, the goal of gaslighting is to undermine the target by portraying her as unreasonable, unreliable and inherently defective in mind as well as character/morality.
Is The Muslim Women Act Just?: Voices From The Ground

Is The Muslim Women Act Just?: Voices From The Ground

Being a son of a woman, who was a victim of Instant Triple Talaq (ITT), I am trying to understand the Muslim Women Act, in the context of ground reality.
5 Ismat Chughtai Stories That Highlight Women’s Issues Pertinent Today

5 Ismat Chughtai Stories That Highlight Women’s Issues Pertinent Today

Stories by Ismat Chughtai continue to unsettle readers for portraying what is still considered to be tabooed and obscene to civil society.